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Digital Word Detectives: Building Vocabulary With e-Book Readers

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Digital Word Detectives: Building Vocabulary With e-Book Readers

Grades 2 – 6
Lesson Plan Type Minilesson
Estimated Time One introductory 45-minute lesson; Additional 30- to 45-minute lessons (one lesson for each chapter of the selected e-book title)
Lesson Author

Lotta C. Larson, Ph.D.

Lotta C. Larson, Ph.D.

Manhattan, Kansas


International Literacy Association



Grades   2 – 5  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

Digital Readers: The Next Chapter in E-Book Reading and Response

This article discusses the use of digital e-book readers in the classroom.


Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

e-Reading and e-Responding: New Tools for the Next Generation of Readers

Contemporary transformations in digital technologies have prompted a reassessment of what literacy means and what is determined a "text." Traditionally, text has been perceived as written messages and symbols in the forms of books, magazines, and newspapers. Today, text is recognized as much more than written words or images.


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