Picture This! Teaching with Picture Books The Web Files by Margie Palatini

Picture This!  Teaching with Picture Books is a blog that features lessons that utilize high quality picture books to model reading comprehension and writing skills for children. This blog provides 5 lesson plans that use picture books to teach the power of conventions in creating meaning. If you are an advocate of teaching grammar and conventions contextually, then these lessons will appeal to you. These lessons reinforce reading comprehension and listening skills, too.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
GLE 0301.2.1
Continue to develop basic listening skills necessary for communication.
GLE 0301.3.3
Know and apply the steps of the writing process: prewriting, drafting, revising, editing, evaluating, and publishing.
GLE 0301.8.1
Use active comprehension strategies before, during, and after reading.
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