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Episode 16 — Books With a Playlist

 

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Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers

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Grades K – 5
Podcast Series Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
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Duration 13:53
Original Air Date Published July 09, 2009
 

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Lesson Plans

Grades   2 – 3  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Jazz Up Writing Workshop: Writing Biographies of African American Jazz Musicians

During writing workshop, students research, write, revise, and share their own comprehensive biographies of African American jazz musicians.

 

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Calendar Activities

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  March 1

Music in Our Schools Month is in March.

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.

 

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Activities & Projects

Grades   3 – 5  |  Activity & Project

Send Postcards From the Concert

Have children practice combining sentences using initial impressions of music. The finished message goes on an illustrated postcard.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   K – 2  |  Tip & How-To

Make the Most of Reading Aloud

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.

 

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