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31 reviewed resources for caldecott illustrations

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Book Illustrations and Their Illustrators as Artists-K-3

For Teachers K - 3rd
Help learners construct relationships between written narratives and book illustrations, and between the narratives in formal visual art and the subject of the visual art. Look at Caldecott winning books and focus on the pictures drawn....
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The Caldecott Award

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders engage in a multitude of written and artistic activities as they study illustrators, how illustrations enhance a studenT book, and the Caldecott Award.
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Authors and Illustrators: What do they do?

For Teachers K - 1st
Help readers understand the roles of authors and illustrators and why they have been recognized by medals of excellence. Your class will discuss and then create illustrations for a book. When they have finished, you can hold your own...
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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words - The Caldecott Award

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students engage in a variety of activities as they study illustrators, how illustrations enhance a studenT book, and the Caldecott Award. They write a report about their favorite illustrator.
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Caldecott Medal Winners

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders identify Caldecott Medal winners. In this library media lesson, 2nd graders view an overhead transparency of Caldecott Medal winners from 1987-2004 and answer questions based on the data that is displayed.
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Critical Thinking and Art with The Snowy Day

For Teachers 1st
First graders read a story. In this illustrations lesson, 1st graders read The Snowy Day and discuss how it became a Caldecott winner for its illustrations. Students produce illustrations using similar methods to the illustrator Ezra...
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Illustrated Children's Books

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students create their own illustrated book. In this illustration lesson plan, students review books given the Caldecott award. They create their own illustrations for a book and digitally scan them to a computer to make their pages. 
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Learners discuss various features of a book, aspects of the story, and then engage in a retelling of the story. In this early childhood lesson plan, students identify the author, illustrator, and title of a book, Joseph Had a Little...
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Book Illustrations and Their Illustrators as Artists-4-6

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students construct relationships between written narratives and book illustrations, and between the narratives in formal visual art and the subject of the visual art. The use of picture book literature provide a context for the lesson.
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Learning About Caldecott Winners

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students study a brief history of the Caldecott Medal and review a list of previous winners. They choose a Caldecott winner and complete a worksheet for each book they read looking for artist's medium, favorite illustration, etc.
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Caldecott Award

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the Caldecott award. They recognize the medal and explore books/illustrators that have won the award in the past. They vote for their favorite.
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Activity Guide: Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Enhance a reading of the Caldecott Medal-winning children's book Joseph had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this collection of learning activities. Starting with general background information about the book and author, this...
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Artful Author Studies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students select an author who has written a number of children's book. They work in groups and the read as many different books by the selected author. Students discuss the illustrations in the books and how they relate to the story....
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Chester's Way

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Learners explore the concept of positive friendship.  In this friendship instructional activity, students read a Kevin Henkes book entitled Chester's Way.  Learners discuss the ways the characters showed friendship and create a classroom...
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Owl Moon by Jane Yolen

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
A thorough lesson plan takes your first grade class through Jane Yolen's beautiful Owl Moon. It crafts the unit with clear objectives, high-level guiding questions, cloze activities and sentence frames, and extension activities at the...
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Letter to Amy Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students study the author Ezra Lack Keats and enjoy getting a letter ready to mail. In this early childhood language arts lesson, students use a variety of forms or genres when writing for different audiences.
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Books for Teaching "All About Me!"

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students learn about experiences and feelings through books. For this lesson, students read a variety of books to aid in their understanding of life. Through a listing and brief synopsis of twelve books, students explore feelings,...
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King Bidgood's in the Bathtub

For Teachers K
students add their own scenarios to the book using the same rhythmic pattern. Students describe what is happening in the picture as a class shared writing activity. Students discuss reasons why the people in the kingdom were upset that...
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Expressive Paper-Mache Masks

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create original paper-mache masks that express an emotion. They expand their knowledge of representing the human face while further developing technical skills in paper-mache sculpture and acrylic painting.
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Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave

For Teachers K - 8th
Students listen to the story of Dave a talented potter who overcame obstacles to create incredible pieces of sculpture.  In this pottery lesson, students are introduced to the poetic and lyrical story of an artist who transcended dire...
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In Daddy’s Arms I Am Tall Teacher’s Guide

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students read the book I Am Tall and complete several reading response activities relating to the poems in the book. In this reading response lesson plan, students focus on the subject of fathers and make speculations about what the...
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Missing Toy Writing Activity

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students listen to Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale, by Mo Willems. In this listening and writing lesson, students listen to the story and create a poster for their favorite toy if it were to go missing. They work independently to...
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People Change the Landscape

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine ways in which humans have brought change to the natural environment. In this ecology and literacy activity, students listen to the book Island Boy by Barbara Cooney. Students observe and define map-reading vocabulary as...
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Madeline and the Magnificent Puppet Show

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders demonstrate that they are cooperative learners, can solve problems, make decisions and, apply technology to the task through use of the Madeline and the Magnificent Puppet Show