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The Wonder of Leo Lionni: Increasing Comprehension with Prediction Statements

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The Wonder of Leo Lionni: Increasing Comprehension with Prediction Statements

Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Vanessa Udry

Tolono, Illinois


National Council of Teachers of English


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Grades   K – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Designing Elements of Story in Little Blue and Little Yellow

In this series of four lessons, students will explore key elements of design in Little Blue and
Little Yellow
to learn about setting, character relationships, and plot.


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Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Stapleless Book

The Stapleless Book can be used for taking notes while reading, making picture books, collecting facts, or creating vocabulary booklets . . . the possibilities are endless!


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Grades   K – 3  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 5

Today is Leo Lionni's birthday.

As a child growing up in Holland, Leo Lionni taught himself how to draw and later became an author and illustrator of children's books. Leo Lionni is the winner of four Caldecott awards.


Grades   K – 7  |  Calendar Activity  |  November 21

The Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children is announced today.

Students read and discuss an award-winning book before writing their own story that demonstrates compassion.


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