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Postmodern Picture Books in Middle School
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||45 minutes|
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  December 2
Students use the Multigenre Mapper interactive to explore Macaulay's use of multiple genres by composing original multigenre texts.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  January 23
Students research different awards given by the ALA and do an activity based on one of the awards.
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.
Grades 9 – 12 | Professional Library | Journal
The author of this article demonstrates how postmodern picture books can help readers of various ages, particularly secondary students, use and develop new literacies.