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Literature Circles

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Bring literature circles to life with a collection of lesson plans, worksheets, and reading lists. Literature circles, or book clubs, are fun and engaging for readers, especially those that don't find reading all that fun. The collection...
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Remote Book Clubs: Nurturing Community and Connection

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
In a time when collaboration is challenging, connect peers through a good book using a remote book club. Core principles include autonomy, goal setting, and collaboration between classmates. Diverse reads boost reading skills as well as...
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Inspector Readers: The 002 Book Club

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
This unit introduces book clubs/literature circles to lower elementary classes, but could be adapted to higher grades. It outlines the anticipatory activity that includes a WebQuest, a discussion to clarify questions about the unit,...
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Starting an Elementary Book Club

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Discover the benefits of starting a book club in this two-part article.
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Bag It: Book Report

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students present  visual book reports.  In this independent reading instructional activity, students present model book reports by creating props that were objects used in their book.  Students collect the items in a box or bag to bring in.
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Dragonwings: Chapters 10-12

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Read and define new vocabulary words with your class, then read the final chapters of Dragonwings. They choose a writing activity to complete and then share it with the class. They also work in groups to complete a newspaper relating to...
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Book Club Job

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners identify main story elements. In this literary elements lesson, students form a book club and choose a novel to read. Learners then discuss the main plot, character, and setting. Students summarize their novel through comic...
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All About Me Books

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners work in groups to examine emergent literature. In this literature lesson, students categorize books into types of literature and use the writing process to write a book about themselves.
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Book Talks

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars complete book talks with comprehension strategies. In this book summary lesson, students give a presentation to the class about a book they have read. They summarize the book and give an example showing a reading strategy...
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Mesoamerican Codex Books

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use visual art as a form of communication as they create a codex book based on their knowledge of Mesoamericans.
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Literary Circles

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read a common book and meet to discuss the reading. In this literary circles lesson, 5th graders understand their roles and responsibilities in participating in a literary circles. Students design an original project for...
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Mystery Puzzle Book Project

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the mystery genre.  In this literature lesson, students identfiy common features and characteristics of the genre "mystery".  Students independently read a mystery of their choice, and create an 8 piece jigsaw puzzle...
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Jet Delivers Books to Kids Overseas

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students identify the function of organizations, then read a news article about an organization called Room to Read that is sending books to poor countries. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a...
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Book Report Idea

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students read a biography book on a historical person. In this language arts lesson, students recreate a historic figure they have read about by drawing a life size image, writing 5 lessons learned from this individual, a famous quote...
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George Washington’s Socks Reader’s Guide

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Dive into a class reading of the book George Washington's Socks with the help of this guide. Including a vocabulary list and series of comprehension questions for each chapter, this resource provides an excellent foundation for exploring...
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Giving a Voice to Literature

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore podcast design.  In this literacy and technology lesson, students read a novel during book club and design a promotional podcast to recommend the book to their peers.  Necessary technology expertise and an explanation of...
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Kids Against Bullying Classroom Activity Book

For Students K - 5th
Have class members take the pledge against bullying! Use the eight-page packet during a bullying unit to reinforce the importance of sticking up for others, thinking about what might hurt others' feelings, and ways to prevent bullying.
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Student Treasure Book Idea

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What is the writing cycle? Scholars create a class story by adding to each other's thoughts. Once completed the story is revised and edited. Great activity!
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Nellie Bly's Newspaper Club: Introducing the Art of Writing

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use video and the Internet to research the life of Nellie Bly, a famous female reporter from the 19th century. They research a writer and present their information to the class in the style of a news reporter.
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ELL Books

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students practice written sentence structure.  In this ELL literacy lesson, students write sentences using their guided reading book as a model. Related sight vocabulary is also practiced.
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George Washington’s Socks: Short-Answer Questions Chapters 1-9

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Build a literature unit around the book George Washington's Socks with this series of short answer questions. Broken up in two- and three-chapter increments, these reading comprehension questions allow young readers to demonstrate their...
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Writing a Book Review

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students examine the different formats book reviews can be presented. As a class, they brainstorm what they already know about writing a book review adding to a concept web. They write their own review using the tips giving to them and...
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Explore Your Culture Through Storytelling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the concept of cultural heritage.  In this cultural heritage lesson, students discover the elements of culture and make personal connections.  Students also create accordian pocket books that explain each of their...
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End of the Year

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in end of the year activities. In this writing lesson, student create memory books, write letters to next year's students and work on journalism skills. Students celebrate the achievements of their class.

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