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Moving Toward Acceptance Through Picture Books and Two-Voice Texts

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Moving Toward Acceptance Through Picture Books and Two-Voice Texts

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Eight 50-minute lessons
Lesson Author

April Davenport

LeRoy, Illinois

Karen Irvin

Normal, Illinois

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Calendar Activities

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Professional Library

 

CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   1 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 1

Get ready for National Bullying Prevention Month!

Students create a poster to enter into a poster contest that educates others about issues surrounding bullying.

 

Grades   1 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  September 5

In 1952, Paul Fleischman was born on this day.

Some of Fleishman's memories in his essay "My House of Voices" are shared with the class. Students then write a descriptive essay that gives a tour of the voices in their homes, school, etc.

 

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PRINTOUTS

Grades   K – 12  |  Printout  |  Graphic Organizer

Venn Diagram, 2 Circles

Students use this graphic organizer to describe similarities and differences between two objects.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

Joyful Noises: Creating Poems for Voices and Ears

This article discusses the efforts of a fifth-grade teacher and a visiting poet to rekindle students' sense of poetic passion and pleasure and describes how the authors introduced students to poems for two voices.

 

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