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Press Conference for Bud, Not Buddy

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Press Conference for Bud, Not Buddy

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 40-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Lori Papajcik

Bedford, Ohio

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

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Calendar Activities

 

STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Story Map

The Story Map interactive is designed to assist students in prewriting and postreading activities by focusing on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  April 27

Coretta Scott King was born on this day in 1927.

Students do a book report assignment based on a current or past winner of the Coretta Scott King Book Award.

 

Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  July 19

Children's publisher John Newbery was born in 1713.

Each student chooses a book that is special and writes a short story about why it deserves special mention. Students can plan the pages of their own stories and then make a Stapleless Book or use the ReadWriteThink Printing Press.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  February 2

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   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 10

Newbery Medal winner Christopher Paul Curtis was born in 1953.

Students brainstorm a list of civil rights-related issues and use the Acrostic Poems interactive to create poems.

 

Grades   K – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  February 1

Take part in the African American Read-In!

Students come together with family and friends to take part in a read-in of books by African American authors and report their results.

 

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