DocumentThis learning activity can be use with the children's book, Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a...
Libraries, Literature & Learning
A collection about writers, their books, and more. It's all about literature and learning! Visit your school library to learn even more!
- International Literacy Day (September 8)
- TeenTober (October)
- Picture Book Month (November)
- World Storytelling Day (March 20)
- World Poetry Day (March 21)
- School Library Month (April)
- National Library Week (April)
- National Poetry Month (April)
- Children's Day/Book Day - El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Día) April 30
- National Children's Book Week (May)
- Book Lovers Day (August 9)
* Find a list of events on the ALA (American Library Association) website.
DocumentThis learning activity can be used withThe Best Class Picture Ever! written and illustrated By: Denis Roche Its class picture day, and Class 202 is in an uproar. There's chaos everywhere. And worst of...
DocumentThis learning activity can be used with the children's book, All Around Town: The Photographs of Richard Samuels Roberts by Dinah Johnson This special picture book offers a window into the African...
VideoEXPIRES: 8/31/2022 Evie reads Camilla Kuhn’s Samira and the Skeletons – a very “inside out” book!
DocumentRead aloud the book Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase (book can be found on YouTube) Have students work in groups to determine types of figurative language found in the book and how they shape...
The students will be able to create a how-to book on something they know how to do well. They will be able to choose a topic from a list of ideas they generated themselves.
Students will learn the colors and animals by reading Brown Bear Brown Bear by Bill Martin Jr.
Students will brainstorm, write, and publish their own children's book depicting a theme of their choice. Students will use ladybugs as the main characters or other important pieces of the story.
VideoJanice Baines (Whitaker Elementary School) and Saudah Collins (Jackson Creek Elementary School) talk about their trip to Ghana, and lead a lesson about describing things using adjectives!
VideoKimberly Simms Gibbs (Director of Art Education and a teaching artist/certified SC teacher for the Metropolitan Arts Council) leads viewers through a lesson on what life was like for those living in...