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Book Cover Creator
|Grades||K – 8|
Grades K – 12 | Mobile App | Writing & Publishing Prose
Cover Creator allows users to type and illustrate covers for a variety of media.
Activities & Projects
Grades 3 – 5 | Activity & Project
Plan a visit to a library to discover more about this magical place.
Grades 9 – 12 | Activity & Project
This activity can help teens create picture books that a teen caregiver can then share with children.
Tips & How-To's
Grades 3 – 12 | Tip & How-To
Writer’s notebooks allow children and teens to take in the world around them and document their daily lives. Use these tips to learn how to start a writer's notebook with your child.
Grades K – 12 | Printout | Learning New Skills
Use one of these three techniques for bookbinding to make children’s and teens’ multi-page texts easier to keep, share, and display.
Grades 9 – 12 | Printout | Learning New Skills
This printout helps young writers focus on characteristics of well-written children’s picture storybooks and what makes them unique.
Grades 3 – 5 | Printout | Writing It Out
Encourage children to ask questions about the natural world, to make observations, and to use their imaginations. They use their findings to create their own book.
Grades 5 – 10 | Printout | Writing It Out
This organizer can help children and teens describe a picture using their five senses, which will later allow them to better write about the picture.
Grades 6 – 8 | Printout | Learning New Skills
This printout helps children focus on books that they are currently reading to see different models of well-told stories.