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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, students select a book to creatively discuss. Students then listen to the teacher read the story...
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Picture This!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore and generate story elements for wordless picture books. In this collaborative writing activity, students review wordless picture books and write a story based on the illustrations. Young scholars use post-it notes...
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Picture Books, Retelling, and Writing

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students create stories using only pictures.  In this visual storytelling lesson plan, students read Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomie de Paola and analyze the wordless story.  Students create new text for the book by writing on sticky notes.
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All About Me Books

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young authors write books about themselves using one of the identified types of literature and the writing process. They identify the common characteristics among the books in each group, edit, and gift their books to a younger student.
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All About Me Books

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars examine literature of emergent readers, categorize books into types of literature common for primary readers (wordless, pattern, alphabet, number, rhyme, etc.), and write a book about themselves to give as gifts to their...
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Using Wordless Comics To Help Create Meaning in Reading

For Teachers K - 2nd
Use picture cues as a tool in order to create meaning along with text. With a wordless comic, young illustrators discuss the main idea and character traits, and independently write a summary for a page of a wordless comic. This strategy...
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It's Not Just Story Time... It's Learning Time!

For Teachers Pre-K
Students look at picture books and describe the story elements. In this picture book lesson, students retell a story and begin to understand the story elements of plot, setting, and characters. Students complete graphic organizers to...
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One Thing Leads to Another

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students analyze the storytelling methods in wordless books.  In this visual storytelling lesson, students write a story that correspond to a specific wordless picture book.  Students create their own wordless picture book after...
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Picture This

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students, after explaining the famous quote, "A picture is worth a thousand words," supply the missing words to a wordless story by Mercer Mayer called "A Boy, A Dog, and A Frog." They brainstorm the setting, plot, descriptive words,...
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Anticipatory Set Picture Walk

For Teachers 3rd
The teacher models a Picture Walk by using a "think aloud" method while reading a picture book to the class. On the second day, 3rd graders use a worksheet as a guide for a second picture walk. This time, students complete the "think...
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A Small Book of Small Things

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore size relationships as they collect pictures of the small things in their world. In this early childhood math and literacy lesson, students gain an understanding of size differences and develop fine-motor and literacy...
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What's the Point? A Lesson on Point of View

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read the book, Good Dog by Alexandra Day. In this writing lesson, 4th graders re-write the story from a chosen character's point of view. This lesson can be used with many other wordless picture books.
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Activity Plan 5-6: Let's Create Stories!

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Pupils examine wordless books and other pictures in order to learn how the teacher "reads a picture" to tell a story about it. In this early writing lesson, students then create their own picture for story telling by painting. Pupils...
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Zoo Phonics Preschool Lesson

For Teachers Pre-K
Have your class discuss the letter /l/ sound. Using a variety of entertaining books, preschoolers identify the sound of this letter. This is a terrific way to review the letter L.
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The Snowman

For Teachers K - 1st
Students view the wordless book The Snowman.  In this Snowman book lesson, students discuss the events in the pictures of the book.  Students write a sentence with illustration to respond to the book.  Students paint CD's and create a...
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Tale of the Tooth Fairy

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students share social and cultural traditions and values. They develop listening strategies to explain what is heard.
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Making Inferences – Use Your Mind to Read!

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
How can you tell if someone is happy? The lesson works with elementary and middle school scholars to activate their schema and pay attention to details to make inferences in their daily lives, poetry, and other literature. Cleverly...
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Symmetry

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders find symmetry in nature. In this symmetry lesson plan, 3rd graders discover that symmetry is in nature and our everyday world. Students examine the alphabet for symmetrical letters then create their own artwork showing...

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