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Two Thumbs Up! Get Students Writing and Publishing Book Reviews

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Grades K – 3
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Seven 30- to 45-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Emily Manning

Emily Manning

Denton, Texas

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Calendar Activities

Professional Library

 

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.

 

Grades   K – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  September 1

Library Card Sign-up Month begins today.

A school or public library librarian is invited to visit the classroom to talk to the students about the advantages of having a library card. Students then take a library tour to acquaint them with the general features and resources available.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  February 3

Celebrate Children's Authors and Illustrators Week

Students "step into the shoes" of their favorite author by reading several of their books, conducting research, and preparing displays and presentations for the class.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Comprehension

This article presents a model of comprehension to support classroom teachers as they engage their students in making meaning from text.

 

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