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Teaching Nonviolent Direct Action through Children’s Literature

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
A five-part lesson collection introduces young learners to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s principles of  Non-violent Direct Action. Through children's literature, photographs, first-person narratives, and songs. as well as links to...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 3, Unit 3: Writing a Narrative Based on an Event from the Life of Frederick Douglass

For Teachers 7th Standards
Unit 3 of Module 3 collection of eleven lessons has seventh graders crafting their own children’s picture book. Patterned after Frederick Douglass: The Last Day of Slavery, the illustrated children's book they read in Unit 2, writers...
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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday and Read Across America Day with a collection of activities, lessons, and printables for lower elementary scholars. 
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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Secondary Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 12 instructional activities helps young people develop the five core social and emotional learning competencies identified by CASEL. Videos, slides, activities, games, news articles, and discussions target life skills. In...
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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Celebrate Read Across America Day or Dr. Seuss's birthday with a collection of reading comprehension materials. Versatile for any Dr. Seuss book, the worksheets and activities promote both foundational reading skills and critical thining...
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How Will You Describe Me?

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
There are many ways to describe people. Their physical appearances, personality traits, and behaviors are a few examples. This also applies to characters in literature, and it is important for our children to be able to identify obvious...
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Hidden Stories: A Three-Part Lesson in African-American History, Research, and Children’s Literature

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Groups of high school learners conduct research on a particular era of African-American history, focusing on events, people, and places important to that era. Next, they review children's literature in four different genres. As a...
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Integrating Science and Literature

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Maximize time and engage learners by using children's literature in your science lessons.
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Children's Literature from A - Z Poster

For Teachers K - 5th
A great alphabet classroom poster featuring characters of well-loved books such as Paddington bear and Amelia Bedelia.
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Using Children's Literature to Enhance Your Science Curriculum

For Teachers Higher Ed
This very interesting presentation points out how the skills involved in science and reading overlap quite a bit. In both disciplines, learners must observe, predict, collect data, investigate, form conclusions, and communicate results....
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Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas

For Teachers K - 2nd
You can keep this printable idea sheet and use when you're in a tight spot. It contains cross-curricular ideas that span every subject while relating to the African tale, "Anasazi the Spider." Learners will act, write, move, count, and...
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Illustrated Children's Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learning how to write for a specific, target audience is a valuable skill to acquire. This clever instructional activity has aspiring writers create original stories that are geared toward very young children. They illustrate their...
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Writing Children's Literature

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students examine the common themes and characteristics of children's literature. They develop a list of characteristics, read and discuss examples of children's literature, and create an original children's book.
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Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the...
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Happy Birthday Hans: How To Celebrate International Children's Book Day

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Honor Hans Christian Andersen while encouraging young readers with enjoyable projects and activities.
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Create a Children's Book

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Take inspiration from an elementary school in Colorado, and have your beginning and intermediate Spanish speakers create a children's book. You could assign each learner or group of learners a children's book to translate, or with...
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Growing Vegetable Soup

For Teachers K - 5th
Students use children's literature in order to think about the concept of creating a garden. This is done through conducting simple research about types of plants that could be grown in the area and how to care for them. Then the garden...
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Explore Brothers and Sisters throughout Literature

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Celebrate Brothers and Sisters Day on May 2, 2013 by studying sibling pairs in literature.
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STEM Design Challenges Based on Children's Literature

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Children's literature contains a treasure trove of engineering activities. A STEM curriculum resource highlights some possible lessons based on children's literature. It includes instructions on how to incorporate literacy for a set of...
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Rediscovering Children's Literature

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students, while analyzing children's literature works as a vehicle for a multitude of insights, practice analytical reading and writing scenarios about older adults. In retrospect, they read books aloud to young children as well as write...
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Identifying Themes in Children's Literature

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Identifying themes in literature is the focus of the language arts lesson plan presented here. Learners read short pieces of fiction and practice the skill of identifying the themes present in each one. The bulk of the instructional...
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Whale Is Stuck

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students engage in the process of problem solving with the help of children's literature story of how the whale was trapped and then freed. The story illustrates the power of teamwork and commitment. The students practice the skill of...
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Johnny Appleseed

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students engage in a study of apples using children's literature. They conduct research using a variety of resources. Student list facts about apples and compare them while answering some guided questions. They plant some apple seeds and...
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Identifying Genres of Literature Through Primary Sources

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Investigate children's literature by utilizing a T-chart to identify genres through primary sources. Young readers will explore the differences between classic literature such as The Secret Garden and Harry Potter to identify their...

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