Mock Caldecott 2024 Unit Lessons and Google Activities

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 as well as Google Slides and […]

The Tree and the River by Aaron Becker

The Tree and the River by Aaron Becker

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 Docs. Lessons and activities focus […]

Gibberish by Young Vo

Gibberish by Young Vo

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 Docs. Lessons and activities focus […]

Choosing Brave by Angela Joy

Choosing Brave by Angela Joy

A guided reading or interactive read aloud lesson plan for the narrative nonfiction mentor text book Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement by Angela Joy. This is a striking book for teaching about Black History Month, civil rights, social justice, discrimination, or prejudice! Google Slides presentation and student […]

Aaron Slater Illustrator by Andrea Beaty

Aaron Slater Illustrator by Andrea Beaty

A guided reading or interactive read aloud lesson plan for the fiction mentor text picture book Aaron Slater, Illustrator by Andrea Beaty from the Questioneers series.  Great for problem-solving, growth mindset, introducing poetry, reading struggles and character education! Google Slides presentation and student activities on Google Docs. Lessons and activities focus on: The lesson plans […]

Creepy Crayon by Aaron Reynolds

Creepy Crayon by Aaron Reynolds

A guided reading or interactive read aloud lesson plan for the fiction mentor text picture book Creepy Crayon by Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown.  Great for Halloween or an Aaron Reynolds author study! Google Slides presentation and student activities on Google Docs. Lessons and activities focus on: The lesson plans include: DOWNLOAD THE LESSON PLAN […]

Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Drama by Raina Telgemeier

A novel study with discussion questions for the realistic fiction middle grade graphic novel Drama by Raina Telgemeier.  A great book for studying crushes, coming of age and change, empathy, and courage, and for social emotional learning (SEL)! Printable worksheets and student activities on Google Docs with provided sentence stems to help students respond in paragraph form using text evidence. If […]

Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan

Amina's Voice by Hena Khan

A novel study with discussion questions for the realistic fiction middle grade novel Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan.  A great book for studying cultural discrimination, cultural identity, coming of age and change, empathy, and courage, and for social emotional learning (SEL)! Printable worksheets and student activities on Google Docs with provided sentence stems to help students respond in paragraph form using text […]

Huele a gol by Morat

Huele a gol by Morat

A Spanish song study with discussion questions for the song Huele a gol by Morat – a group from Colombia.  A great song for studying poetry, figurative language, and soccer / football! Printable worksheets and student activities on Google Docs with provided sentence stems to help students respond in paragraph form using text evidence. If your students struggle to respond thoughtfully […]

Del Estadio Al Cielo by Morat

Del Estadio Al Cielo by Morat

A Spanish song study with discussion questions for the song Del estadio al cielo by Morat – a group from Colombia.  A great song for studying poetry, figurative language, and soccer / football! Printable worksheets and student activities on Google Docs with provided sentence stems to help students respond in paragraph form using text evidence. If your students struggle to respond […]