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Dive into the Caldecott Medal with this fun Mock Caldecott unit 2024! Lessons to help students learn about the medal, pretend to join the Caldecott Medal Committee, learn about some top books that could win for 2023 – 2024 as well as previous winners. Learn about selection criteria as well with activity pages
Description A guided reading or interactive read aloud lesson plan for the mystery/horror/fantasy mentor text book Paradise Sands: a Story of Enchantment by Levi Pinfold. Great for mystery, cautionary tales, and for inferring! Google Slides presentation and student activities on Google Docs. Lessons and activities focus on: The lesson plans include: DOWNLOAD THE LESSON
A guided reading or interactive read aloud lesson plan for the wordless mentor text book The Tree and the River by Aaron Becker. A great story about nature, the human impact or for Earth Day. Activities include a dictation / mentor sentence. Google Slides presentation and student activities on Google
A guided reading or interactive read aloud lesson plan for the fiction mentor text picture book Gibberish by Young. Reading response and analysis prompts including a dictation / mentor sentence. Great for problem-solving, growth mindset, multicultural studies and language learning, and friendship! Google Slides presentation and student activities on Google
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I’m a teacher turned school librarian, and I am obsessed about teaching with picture books and other children’s books. Here at Picture Book Brain, we help teachers and school librarians teach every standards in the most fun and efficient way possible. We do this by providing library lesson plans, themed book lists, library games and resources, and book reviews to help teachers and librarians like you have a better work-life balance.