Alphabetical Order / Authors / Book Care & Back to School / Booktalks & Book reports / Caldecott / Copyright, Citations, Evaluation, Research Process / Early Childhood / Dewey / Dr. Seuss / Fables / Genres & Literature / Poetry & Writing / Story Strategies / Units in Content Areas / Misc

General Lesson Planning

Integrated K-5 Lessons
Picture book lessons (from Read Kiddo Read)

Alphabetical Order

Alphabet sorting cards
Large Letters
Alphabet Flash card**s**
Alphabet Battle
Jan Brett Alphabet card


Peach Pals letter template:

Roal Dahl "Revolting" Passages

Book Care, Back to School, Parts of a Book

Book Care video clip:
(usual password and number 2x)
Parts of a Book Smartboard game

(use with IQ goes to the library)

Shelf Marker Song

Booktalks, Book reports

Wordle Book Reports:
Anti-Book Report ideas


Caldecott chart
Shonda's Caldecott Chart

Eric Rohmann: My Friend Rabbit (video explanation)
David Wiesner: Three Little Pigs and Tuesday (video explanation)
Creative Process of Tuesday
Creative Process of Art and Max
Flotsam promo
Why Mosquitoes Buzz: video
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers: video
Rapunzel: video
Snowflake Bentley: video
Where the Wild Things Are: video
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble: video
Polar Express: video
Owl Moon: video

Copyright, Citations, Evaluation, Research Process

Copyright Lib Guide
Copyright Slideshow(professional level)
Copyright lesson
Copyright for kids:

All About Explorers (research process)
Citation Maker for Elementary
Research lesson plans
For 21st Century learners:
Google game


Dewey Digger:
Dewey Prezi (grade 3)
by Karen Ward
The Great Dewey Hunt
Dewey Wordles and Lessons

Chez Dewey

Dewey Links
Dewey Rap
Dewey ThinkQuest
Dewey presentation 4-5

Dewey Prezi (very basic)
Kid-friendly Dewey #list
Sell me on Dewey lesson

Order in the LIbrary game
My Library Pages: a librarian's classes
Google Game
LM_NET Dewey Page:

Dr. Seuss

Early Childhood

Biscuit via Tumblebooks

Grade 1: Safety You be the detective
Office Buckle video - larger (let it load...)

Nursery Rhyme ppts
Nursery Rhyme activities
Nursery Rhyme coloring sheets
Nursery Rhymes coloring sheets - more detailed
Nursery Rhyme quiz

Mother Goose Club:
Star dot-to-dot (called "dot to dot activities")
My five-point star dot to dot:
Old Mother Hubbard "What's Wrong with the Picture?"
Old Mother Hubbard ideas
Spring flashcards and Lotto cards/board

Spring Fingerplays
Seasonal Fingerplays


The ant and the dove video
Fabric style fable video clips

Genres and Literature

Online Venn Diagram creator (good for compare/contrast Sci-fi, Fantasy, Traditional Lit)

My Historical Fiction Prezi:

How to Find Books

Order in the Library Game

Info for Parents/General Skills

Poetry and Writing

Spine Poems:

Found Poem:

Story Strategies:

Real v. Pretend - If you give a mouse a cookie lesson: tally sheet
"Someone, Wanted, But, So" Retelling Bookmark

Units in Content Areas:

(PreK-K) Fish/Oceans (good for predicting): Online Story
Volcanoes (gr. 2) Volcano Videos
Volcano: Fantasia 2000 clip
Climate maps


Resource Kits

- a reading incentive program

Geography about China - locating and scale: