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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Daily Book Boosts
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Recurring Lesson|
|Estimated Time||50 minutes; thereafter: 5 minutes daily|
Grades K – 8 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Book Cover Creator is designed to allow users to type and illustrate front book covers, front and back covers, and full dust jackets. Students can use the tool to create new covers for books that they read as well as to create covers for books they write individually or as a class.
Grades 1 – 4 | Calendar Activity |  February 16
After reading two complementary Reading Rainbow selections, students compare the selections using the Venn Diagram and write a comparison essay.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 2
Students "step into the shoes" of their favorite author by reading several of their books, conducting research, and preparing displays and presentations for the class.
Grades K – 12 | Strategy Guide
This guide includes basic theory and practice for supporting students reading independently, which is the last instructional context along the gradual release of responsibility.
Grades 2 – 7 | Professional Library | Book
This book provides information on the benefits of independent reading, how to set up a classroom library, and ways to actively engage students in independent reading.
Professional Library | Book
Recognizing that the literacy demands that our students now face require their active involvement in their own learning, the author and three other successful teachers have developed a wide variety of ways to encourage that involvement.