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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Picture Understanding! Building Comprehension in the Primary Grades With Picture Books
|Grades||1 – 3|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Seven 35- to 45-minute sessions|
Grades K – 2 | Lesson Plan | Minilesson
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
Students in grades 1-2 use Jan Brett’s Hedgie's Surprise for a Readers Theatre experience.
Grades K – 2 | Lesson Plan | Recurring Lesson
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
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 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  March 22
Students explore the history of the Caldecott Medal and create a classroom literary award modeled after the Caldecott.