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Episode 16 — Books With a Playlist
|Grades||K – 5|
|Podcast Series||Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
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|Original Air Date||Published July 09, 2009|
Grades 2 – 3 | Lesson Plan | Unit
During writing workshop, students research, write, revise, and share their own comprehensive biographies of African American jazz musicians.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  March 1
Students explore the effects of music on a story by reading a story, novel, or play, viewing the musical version, and comparing the two. Students can then select a text read in class and create a musical adaptation.
Activities & Projects
Grades 3 – 5 | Activity & Project
Have children practice combining sentences using initial impressions of music. The finished message goes on an illustrated postcard.
Tips & How-To's
Grades K – 2 | Tip & How-To
Learn a few simple read-aloud strategies that can sharpen a child’s emerging reading skills and help you have fun together with a good book.