VideoAmerican author Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts. Poe solidified his legacy as master of the gothic and macabre with his poems and short stories, and was one of...
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.
Within this Collection
VideoNikky Finney, daughter of the late SC Supreme Court Chief Justice Ernest A. Finney, Jr., recites her poem, " He Never Had It Made" on the occasion of his installation to the S.C. Supreme Court. Just...
VideoLeague Academy in Greenville, SC was selected as the SCETV Simile Slam site. In the episode, students perform their own poetry featuring similes inspired by the life of Muhammad Ali. 0:00 Introduction...
DocumentThis learning activity can be used 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...
DocumentThis learning activity can be used with The 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...
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.
VideoAllison Pitre (Meadowfield Elementary School) leads an art lesson on creating poetry in a portrait, which is half of a portrait, containing a poem in the background.