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The Children’s Picture Book Project

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The Children’s Picture Book Project

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Eight 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Junius Wright

Junius Wright

Charleston, South Carolina

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Story Map

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   1 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Plot Diagram

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.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  August 30

Caldecott Medal-winner Virginia Lee Burton was born on this day in 1909.

Students discuss similarities in Burton's illustrations and writing style in her many books, in addition to her use of personification.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Both Art and Craft: Teaching Ideas That Spark Learning

This lively, readable text offers countless practical ideas for student activities in the areas of literature, reading, writing, and thematic units.

 

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ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Children’s Book Project

This activity can help teens create picture books that a teen caregiver can then share with children.

 

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