Make a Book Jacket
Students view books about Mexico and other countries, examine map of Mexico, explore Mexico's cities, countryside, people, and landmarks, read about Mexican life, and make book jacket about Mexico.
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Book Report Task Cards
With 52 task cards, learners will not run out of things to do with a book they are reading independently or with the class. Tasks include making a poster on a specific topic, writing a summary, drafting a sequel, creating a windsock,...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Jacket: Journal Templates Teacher's Guide
Explore this story involving prejudice and racism to enhance learners' comprehension skills. The story The Jacket by Andrew Clements involves an African American boy who is falsely accused of stealing someone's jacket. This teacher's...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
The Jacket: Journal Templates
Ten template pages for a journal activity connected to the race relations novel The Jacket by Andrew Clements are designed to support literature circle/group study of the book. Learners can use the graphic organizers to review what they...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Design a Book Cover
Class members take on the role of graphic designer and craft a cover for a book they are reading. Individuals formulate a proposal outlining the images they will use to not only grab the interest of readers, but hint at the mood and...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed
Judging a Book by Its Cover
Here's one of the very few lessons I've seen that works for everyone: kindergartners through college students! Readers of any age pick out a book from the class library or the school library, that has a damaged cover or jacket. Pupils...
K - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
"The Kid in the Red Jacket": Book Activities
Learning stations aren't just for little ones; middle schoolers can have fun while learning about the main character in the book, The Kid in the Red Jacket. Outlined are three different activities that are completed as each small group...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable