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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
No Teachers Allowed: Student-Led Book Clubs Using QAR
|Grades||3 – 6|
|Lesson Plan Type||Recurring Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Eight to ten 30- to 40-minute sessions|
Grades 1 – 3 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
In this lesson, students read Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night as a whole group as the teacher models a questioning strategy. In subsequent sessions, students practice the questioning strategy and reread for fluency.
Grades 6 – 10 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
To prepare for literature circles featuring historical novels, students research the decades of the 1930s to the 1990s and share their information using Prezi, a web application for creating multimedia presentations.
Grades 1 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 17
Book clubs are created within the classroom or with a grade level or different classes.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
This strategy guide explains Socratic seminars and offers practical methods for applying the approach in your classroom to help students investigate multiple perspectives in a text.