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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Press Conference for Bud, Not Buddy
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 40-minute sessions|
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
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.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 1
Students come together with family and friends to take part in a read-in of books by African American authors and report their results.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  April 27
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
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
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
Students brainstorm a list of civil rights-related issues and use the Acrostic Poems interactive to create poems.