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Book Lists for Kids - Chapter Summary
In this informative chapter, you'll review book lists for kids on a variety of subjects. Topics covered in these book lists include dragons, dinosaurs and presidents. You can integrate these curriculum recommendations immediately into your teaching to help encourage your students to enjoy what they read. Feel free to take a look at our teacher resources any time on your mobile device, tablet or computer.
How It Helps
- Makes planning simple: Because these book lists have already been carefully curated by professional instructors, you don't need to spend your important planning time researching book options.
- Highlights proven titles: These book lists contain instructor-approved titles that give you greater success in interesting your students with these subjects.
- Meets educational standards: You won't need to worry that your curriculum doesn't meet the appropriate educational criteria when you use our teacher resources.
In this chapter, you'll review book lists on the following topics for kids:
- Dinosaurs and dragons
- Octopus stories
- The presidents
- Wizard of Oz books
1. Books About Dinosaurs for Kids
Who doesn't love learning about dinosaurs? This lesson will give you some fun ideas for teaching children about dinosaurs. Check out these dinosaur books and activities that will get your children excited!
2. Dragon Book Series for Kids
What goes together better than kids and dragons? This lesson includes summaries of popular books series about dragons, geared for a variety of ages, as well as activity ideas for each series.
3. Octopus Books for Kids
Learning about ocean animals is fun and engaging for children. Let's look at some books and activities you can use to teach children and get them excited about octopi.
4. Books About Presidents for Kids
This list of books and activities will help you get kids excited to learn about the Presidents of the United States. Whether teaching in a classroom full of students, or at home with one child, these ideas will make presidents a fun and engaging topic.
5. Wizard of Oz Books for Kids
When most people think of the Wizard of Oz, they think of the movie. However, the Oz book series is where it all started for Dorothy! This list includes summaries of selected books in the series along with activities to support the text.
6. Banned Books Lesson Plan for Elementary School
Banned Books Week, usually held in September, is an excellent time to teach a lesson on banned books. It brings up interesting issues of censorship and this particular lesson encourages students to think about the reasons people are concerned about some books, and how they can be active in their communities on behalf of their favorite titles.
7. Swiss Family Robinson Discussion Questions
Would you like to teach your 6th-12th grade students about 'Swiss Family Robinson' by Johann David Wyss? These discussion questions will assist you as they evaluate the lifestyle of the determined survivors.
8. The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes Discussion Questions
Every class has at least one perfectionist who needs permission to lighten up, and students can benefit from an honest discussion about how to deal with mistakes. After reading 'The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes,' use these questions to discuss it with your class.
9. Zach's Lie Discussion Questions
'Zach's Lie' by Roland Smith is a thriller that follows main character Zach and his family as the run for their lives. Use these discussion questions with your middle school students to help them with comprehension, analysis, and application.
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