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Postmodern Picture Books in Middle School

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Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time 45 minutes
Lesson Author

Laurie A. Henry, Ph.D.

Laurie A. Henry, Ph.D.

Lexington, Kentucky

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Calendar Activities

Professional Library

 

CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  December 2

David Macaulay was born in 1946.

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 27

Today, the American Library Association announces its annual book award winners.

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

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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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

"It's Not All Black and White": Postmodern Picture Books and New Literacies

The author of this article demonstrates how postmodern picture books can help readers of various ages, particularly secondary students, use and develop new literacies.

 

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