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Seven Ways to Instill a Love for Libraries

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Show your classes the knowledge, resources, and fun a library has to offer!
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How To Tackle the Dilemma: "I Don't Like Reading. Books are Boring."

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Four questions for students to ponder in order to help them choose the "right book."
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Promote Outside Reading and Genuine Response with Book Reviews

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Take Part in National Turn Off the TV and Read Month while engaging your class in authentic reading and writing.
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Using the Library for More than Research Papers

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Use the repository of resources that modern libraries hold to your advantage during National Library Week.
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Read-Alouds for the Holidays and Winter

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
These five titles will inspire creativity, research, and reflection in your classroom.
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Abby Studies Fairytales

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Abby makes a good choice when Elmo asks her to play. She says she can't because she needs to study. She explains that if she wants to grow up to have a Fairy Tale of her own, she has to work hard and learn everything she can. This is a...
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Read Me A Story

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Big Bird and Zoe figure out how to get Maria to read them a story. In doing so, they list all of the reasons they love listening to stories. It can lead to a discussion of why reading is important.
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Card Catalog Cards

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Prepare students on how to use the library's card catalog system as well as the online version. Author, card catalog, the Dewey system, and so much more is addressed. This would be a great tool to use in the classroom or library.
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Fly Away with Books Poster

For Teachers K - 8th
Put up a poster near your class library to encourage your pupils to take trips to different worlds and times through books. The poster features one large hot air balloon made out of book covers and several smaller balloons, some with...
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Libraries Are the Place to Be

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Celebrate National Library Week by discovering all that your local library and the Library of Congress have to offer.
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Building Up Books

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students participate in a book club in which they share the setting, characters and plot of the book they read. Individually, they make a list of the most important or appealing features of the book on construction paper to try to...
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Reading Practice: Boris the Brainiest Baby

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Boris is the smartest baby around! Beginning readers can use this short story excerpt to practice reading comprehension and fiction elements. They read the story and then discuss what they think he will do next. Scholars create an...
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Cameras and Careers

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Applying photography basics they learn for this project, first graders take pictures of an adult at work focusing on the tools used, the work site, and job responsibilities. After making a career book that includes photos and...
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Beary Necessary Rules

For Teachers K
Young pupils learn about classroom rules as they also practice active reading strategies and reading comprehension skills. This lesson begins with a thorough reading of the story Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?. As the teacher...
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A Book About Me

For Teachers K
How big is your foot? How long is your arm? How big is your mom’s hand? After learning how to measure body parts, young writers collect their observations into an illustrated book. Instructions for crafting a 3D Tim Foil Man are also...
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Children's Playthings And Books

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars categorize studenT toys by intelligence types. They review toy safety and function and identify the appropriate play age of various toys. They read and evaluate studenT books and write one of their own.
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Under the Sea - KWL Chart

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a KWL chart to start the discussion on ocean animals. They practice sorting the animals into their different classifications. They use indexes, table of contents and glossary to find information.
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The Cool Bear Hunt

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Meant to be used as part of a discussion of the book We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, this resource takes your class on its own adventure, slide by slide. It is a great way to review the main points of the book, practice...
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Literature Genres

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Before venturing into the library, review the different literature genres with this PowerPoint. Students are exposed to different genres, from fiction to biographies. Each section of this vibrant presentation includes examples for...
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Library Visit

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Libraries are places of wonder for young children. All of the books, displays, and things to discover! Here is a simple lesson on learning about the local (or school) library. After a fun role-play on going to library and getting some...
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Book Week Celebration

For Teachers K - 12th
Students discover the importance of reading. They participate in a school wide book celebration. They participate in activities to get them interested in reading.
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Art and Literature Quiz 2

For Students 9th - 12th
In this art and literature worksheet, students answer short answer questions about orchestras, plays, authors, books, and more. Students complete 30 questions.
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Famous Animals Quiz 1

For Students 9th - 12th
In this famous animals instructional activity, students answer short answer questions identifying famous animals in books, movies, music, and more. Students complete 10 short answer questions.
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Create a Book on Tape

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Learners of all ages record themselves reading their favorite books with accuracy and feeling. They must read with sound effects and consider the audience for whom the tape is being made. They are assessed based on the quality of their...