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New Picture Books to Complement Your Curriculum

For Teachers K - 8th
These picture books are for primary learners and older students alike.
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Picture Books

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Aspiring artists and budding writers combine their skills in an interactive lesson. Young scholars become authors when they create their own picture books focused on social justice. The resource guides learners through the writing and...
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A Picture Book of Helen Keller

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class about Helen Keller and her accomplishments with a reading comprehension lesson based on A Picture Book of Helen Keller by David A. Adler. As individuals read, they answer discussion questions about Helen Keller and the...
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Read with Me

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
A lesson boosts reading comprehension with strategies that focus on using text features to make predictions, inferences, share details, and decipher unknown vocabulary words. Pairs read a story together then discuss their most memorable...
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Picture Book Modeling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students choose a picture book to share with a kindergarten buddy and read with fluency and feeling. For this picture book modeling lesson, students find a picture book that is appropriate for kindergarteners and practice reading it....
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Pairing Picture Books with Edith Hamilton's Mythology

For Teachers 7th - 12th
As a before reading strategy, class members select a tale from mythology, examine several picture book versions of the myth, and fill out part of a Venn diagram with observations about the hero in particular and the myth in general.They...
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Presidents Picture Book

For Teachers K - 8th
Students create a picture book of the U.S. presidents. They study general information about the U.S. presidents, write a sentence about each president, and create a picture book about the U.S. presidents.
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A Picture Book of Helen Keller

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students advocate for people with disabilities. In this Helen Keller lesson, students listen to the story A Picture Book of Helen Keller by David A Adler. Students discuss how Helen Keller learned to communicate and became an advocate...
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Paradise Lost: Picture Book Activity

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Readers of Paradise Lost draw parallels between Milton's tale and Gene Zion's Harry the Dirty Dog, an illustrated children's book.
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Book Review

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Reflect on your reading with a book review form. After finishing a novel or short story, kids choose the correct genre and discuss their favorite part. They also decide which part they would change, and whether or not they would...
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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: Picture Book Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Picture books aren't just for primary learners. Your scholars compare and contrast literary themes between the novel, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, and the children's book, The Dream Tree by Winfried Wolf through...
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Picture-Perfect Story Settings

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Using common picture books, teachers can help learners develop the setting for their next creative writing projects.
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A Picture Book of Louis Braille

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Teach kids about the beginnings of the Braille writing system with a lesson about Louis Braille. A series of discussion questions guide young readers though A Picture Book of Louis Braille by David A. Adler, and once they finish the...
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Combining with Participial Phrases

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Combine participial phrases and creative writing with this lesson, which is equally helpful for writing skills and conventions. After a mini-lesson on participial phrases and reading the picture book Dancing in the Wings, pupils use a...
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Close Reading: Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

For Teachers 1st Standards
Three readings make up a close reading lesson showcasing Mem Fox's picture book, Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge. After each reading, take part in a different activity designed to support comprehension and answer the question, What is...
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Reading Success Mini Books: Word Families

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Engage children in learning about rhyming words with this printable book on the -ing word family. Including six words with supporting pictures, young learners practice reading and writing the words before adding their own word and...
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Maniac Magee: Picture Book Strategy

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Who would have thought to explore the concept of race through children's literature?  After reading Bell Hooks' picture book, Skin Again, and chapter sixteen of Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee, class members consider whether skin color...
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My Book of Winter Words: A Mini Book

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Celebrate the arrival of winter with this printable book of wintery words. From snowman to fireplace, a total of six nouns are included with pictures that support children as they practice reading and writing the words.
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Wordless Picture Books

For Teachers K
Students use wordless picture books to examine elements regarding a story, the plot, and characters. In this wordless picture books lesson plan, students select a book to creatively discuss. Students then listen to the teacher read the...
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Watch Out Books! I'm Reading with Expression!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students discover how to read with expression. By reading and rereading decodable words in connected texts, students study the importance of expressions and how it can make a book more enjoyable.
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Rockin' Picture Books

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners demonstrate their knowledge of the rock cycle by creating picture books.
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Book Creator

For Teachers K - 12th
Build beautiful books in whatever style you'd like with an intuitive and adaptable app for constructing books. Kids can add images, drawings, text, and audio to make books about any subject. When complete, learners can wrap up the...
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The Little Prince: Picture Book Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Picture books aren't just for children; they carry strong, valuable messages for adult as well. Explore the audience for Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince with a lesson that compares picture books to literature intended for...
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Pairing with Picture Books: Chasing Lincoln's Killer

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Readers of Chasing Lincoln’s Killer, James L Swanson’s young adult novel, use a Venn diagram to compare information about Abraham Lincoln and the events surrounding his assassination, with the images and information presented in picture...