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Here is an engaging and educationally sound presentation on the parts of a book. The index, glossary, table of contents, and title page are all gone over. At the end of the presentation, learners are quizzed on what they have learned. This would be a good PowerPoint for any librarian to use when giving a lesson on the parts of a book.
Students create a title page, organize information, and write the introductory paragraph to a research paper. In this research writing lesson, students discuss the elements of the title page and outline, then write one of their own. Students read a sample opening paragraph, then create their opening paragraph.
I really like this charming presentation on the parts of a book. This PowerPoint is designed for very young readers, and colorfully shows these important elements. The information on the cover of a book, the table of contents, the glossary, and the index are all covered here. I wouldn't hesitate to use this with my kindergarten or first grade class. Very good!
Every child is an author with this engaging reading activity. First the class reviews the various parts of a book such as the title, author, dedication, and author-biography. Then each individual will choose a story of their own to publish by putting it in the format of a real book. These kid-authored books can then become part of the class library. Note: This lesson is part of a series, so some pre-step may need to be completed before starting.
Explore publishing by utilizing a document camera with your class. Readers will examine a real book and practice identifying the author, illustrator, and other parts of the title page. They then discuss the importance of these elements and use the document camera to view similar information from other books.
Young language arts pupils will identify the parts of a title page and how those parts relate to the label on a book's spine. They will then create their own book cover and title page for a preexisting book using a word processing program to type in all the necessary information. On this cover page, pupils will select and draw an appropriate image for their book. Finally, they will enter information about their books into a webpage to create a class biography.
Begin the year with a review of the parts of a book. Exercises in the unit plan ask emergent readers to identify the information on the cover of a book and on the title page, to explain the purpose of a table of contents, and to describe the parts of fiction and nonfiction books. A list books that may be used as part of the review is included.
Following a reading of Frogs by Gail Gibbons, young scientists write about one fact they learned from the reading to include in a class book about frog facts. Class members illustrate their sentences and add a title page and a table of contents. Learners also practice categorization skills by dividing the class book into sections and deciding which facts belong in each section. After laminating and binding, the book becomes part of the classroom library.
Third graders investigate "How To" books by watching a "How To" video and looking at books in the media center. They make a class "How To" book with a title page, table of contents, individual student pages, and graphics which they make in a software program. They sign a class picture that is taken with a digital camera to be included in the "How To" book.
Young learners examine different places in their neighborhood using informational texts. First they identify a place that they like to play and predict if it will be in the nonfiction book Community at Play.They will share their favorite place and their prediction with a partner before listening to the story. Several extension ideas are included including a dramatic play and oral story problems.
High schoolers create a twelve page booklet about a real or imaginary plane trip. They include in their booklets a title page, ten pages of one sentence each using a verb with the correct tense and an ending page. Each students shares the process involved in preparing to travel by plane with their classmates.