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Book Cover Creator

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Book Cover Creator

Grades K – 8
Interactive Type Writing & Publishing Prose
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URL http://www.readwritethink.org
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ABOUT THIS INTERACTIVE  

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The Book Cover Creator is designed to allow users to type and illustrate front book covers, front and back covers, and full dust jackets. Students can use the tool to create new covers for books that they read as well as to create covers for books they write individually or as a class. Students can use text tools to add formatting to their titles and book notes, add shading to background areas of the cover, and draw original images to illustrate their covers and dust jackets. The tool is easy to use, made even easier with the Book Cover Planning Sheets, printable PDFs that students can use to draft and revise their work before creating and printing their final book covers or dust jackets.

Lessons That Use This Interactive

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Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Have Journal...Will Travel: Promoting Family Involvement in Literacy

Students build positive memories of literacy activities when they take turns taking home a book bag stuffed with items to encourage literacy interactions with their families.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Minilesson

Collaborative Stories 2: Revising

Using a collaborative story written by students, the teacher leads a shared-revising activity to help students consider content when revising, with students participating in the marking of text revisions.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Safety Tips With Officer Buckle and Gloria

Safety first! In this lesson, students take the lessons taught by Officer Buckle and Gloria to heart as they explore safety in everyday situations..

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

The Day Jimmy’s Boa Taught Cause and Effect

This lesson introduces the concept of cause and effect with Trinka Hakes Noble’s books about Jimmy and his boa constrictor.

 

Related Classroom & Professional Development Resources

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Grades   3 – 6  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Utilizing Visual Images for Creating and Conveying Setting in Written Text

This lesson supports third-through-sixth grade students as they communicate story setting to their readers through the use of visual image prompts. Activities include individual and cooperative learning group work, as well as whole class discussion.

 

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!

 

Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  April 30

Celebrate El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day)!

Using the Book Cover Creator, students write and share their own multilingual stories.