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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What Makes an Illustrated Children's Book a Caldecott Winner?
Students research the Caldecott Medal and its criteria for awarding a single book annually with this prestigious award. In this Caldecott Winner lesson plan, students compare and contrast various art forms from different book winners...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Grab a Winning Book to Read on March 3
Students identify periods of history and read a news article about a librarian who wrote an award winning book. In this current events instructional activity, the teacher introduces the article with a class challenge and a vocabulary...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Jeopardy-style Media Vocabulary Game
Students recall the meanings of several media terms. In this library skills lesson plan, students play a Jeopardy-style game to review the terms fiction, non-fiction, Caldecott Award, Newbery Award, dictionary, atlas, thesaurus,...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts