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Teacher Resources by Grade
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The Children’s Picture Book Project
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Eight 50-minute sessions|
Charleston, South Carolina
Grades 1 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Plot Diagram is an organizational tool focusing on a pyramid or triangular shape, which is used to map the events in a story. This mapping of plot structure allows readers and writers to visualize the key features of stories.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Story Map interactive is designed to assist students in prewriting and postreading activities by focusing on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  August 30
Students discuss similarities in Burton's illustrations and writing style in her many books, in addition to her use of personification.
Grades 7 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
This lively, readable text offers countless practical ideas for student activities in the areas of literature, reading, writing, and thematic units.
ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS
Grades 9 – 12 | Activity & Project
This activity can help teens create picture books that a teen caregiver can then share with children.