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Sharing Favorite Books Using Interactive Character Trading Cards

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Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 60-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Erika Griffin

Trumbull, Connecticut

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Lesson Plans

Student Interactives

Mobile Apps

Calendar Activities

Professional Library

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   6 – 10  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

“Licensed” to Drive: Old West Figures

This lesson invites students to create a “Driver’s License” for characters that have made a contribution to western expansion in the United States.

 

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Trading Card Creator

This tool provides a fun and useful way to explore a variety of topics such as a character in a book, a person or place from history, or even a physical object. An excellent tool to for summarizing or as a prewriting exercise for original stories.

 

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MOBILE APPS

Grades   3 – 8  |  Mobile App  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Trading Cards

Invigorate students' writing with an interactive tool that allows them to demonstrate their comprehension using a mobile app.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   K – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 1

Find favorite book picks in the Children's Choices.

Students create lists of their favorite books and then the class creates a "Top Picks" class booklist. Students can use the Book Cover Creator to create a book jacket for their favorite book.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Trading Cards to Comic Strips: Popular Culture Texts and Literacy Learning in Grades K-8

This resource shows how to use television, movies, video games, music, magazines, and other media to motivate students and enhance literacy learning.

 

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