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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Library Skills and Literature
The library is such a valuable resource for kids of all ages. Help elementary readers learn all about parts of the library, text features for both fiction and nonfiction text, and different ways to find books that they want to read.
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