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Daily Book Boosts

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Daily Book Boosts

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time 50 minutes; thereafter: 5 minutes daily
Lesson Author

Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner

Blacksburg, Virginia

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Student Interactives

Calendar Activities

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Professional Library

 

STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 8  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Book Cover Creator

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.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   1 – 4  |  Calendar Activity  |  February 16

LeVar Burton, longtime host of Reading Rainbow, was born in 1957.

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 3

Celebrate Children's Authors and Illustrators Week

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.

 

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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   K – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Supporting Students As They Read Independently

This guide includes basic theory and practice for supporting students reading independently, which is the last instructional context along the gradual release of responsibility.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Professional Library  |  Book

Standards in Practice, Grades 35

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.

 

Grades   2 – 7  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Creating Lifelong Readers Through Independent Reading

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.

 

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