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Literature Response in Primary Classrooms

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Literature Response in Primary Classrooms

Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time Five 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Renee Goularte

Renee Goularte

Magalia, California

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Lesson Plans

Student Interactives

Professional Library

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Building a Matrix for Leo Lionni Books: An Author Study

In this author study, students listen to and discuss four books by Leo Lionni. They identify similarities and differences in the stories and then compare two stories of their choice.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

A Journal for Corduroy: Responding to Literature

Connect home and school, literature and life, as students take a storybook character home with them and take turns writing stories about his visit.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Exchanging Ideas by Sharing Journals: Interactive Response in the Classroom

Pairs of students respond to literature alternately in shared journals. Mini-lessons are presented on responding to prompts, creating dialogue, adding drawings, and asking and answering questions.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

An Exploration of Text Sets: Supporting All Readers

Students create text sets on a high interest topic and use the texts to practice three strategies for reading for information.

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Venn Diagram

This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   K – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Position Statement

NCTE Beliefs about the Teaching of Writing

With full recognition that writing is an increasingly multifaceted activity, we offer several principles that should guide effective teaching practice.

 

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