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Picture Understanding! Building Comprehension in the Primary Grades With Picture Books

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Picture Understanding! Building Comprehension in the Primary Grades With Picture Books

Grades 1 – 3
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Estimated Time Seven 35- to 45-minute sessions
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International Reading Association

 

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Choosing the Right Book: Strategies for Beginning Readers

Students make purposeful choices for their reading materials, thinking about their reasons for reading a book and using strategies to match books to their abilities.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Let's Read It Again: Comprehension Strategies for English-Language Learners

Help Spanish-speaking English-language learners unlock the mysteries of their new language by using a bilingual book to recognize unfamiliar words and construct meaning from the text.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Minilesson

It Doesn’t Have to End That Way: Using Prediction Strategies with Literature

After listening to the beginning of a story, students use details in the text, personal experience, and prior knowledge to predict the way the story will end.

 

Grades   1 – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Readers Theatre With Jan Brett

Students in grades 1-2 use Jan Brett’s Hedgie's Surprise for a Readers Theatre experience.

 

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Grades   K – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  March 22

Randolph Caldecott was born on March 22, 1846.

Students explore the history of the Caldecott Medal and create a classroom literary award modeled after the Caldecott.

 

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