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Book Awards Digital Library Lesson

$8.00

Grade Levels:
Kindergarten through 5th Grades

Editable?
Yes, all instructional materials are editable.

Teaching Duration:
2-3 class periods

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This library lesson introduces the Youth Media Book Awards to elementary students! Includes five awards: Newbery, Caldecott, Coretta Scott King, Pura Belpré, and Sibert. Also includes fun facts, trivia, and more!

Updated to include the 2022 Award Winners! Please note that this presentation is designed to complement a read-aloud. The actual read-aloud story comes from you.

This lesson has 73 slides/pages, and it includes:

  • 73-slide Lesson Presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint + Google Slides
    • All text is editable; you choose which slides you want to use.
    • 29 slides are whole class lesson slides.
    • 42 slides are “scrolling presentation” slides that are great for extending lessons or scrolling in the library during checkout and downtimes.
  • Two (2) lists of award-winning recommended books to accompany this lesson (1 page, PDF)
    • The list is great to hand out to parents, teachers, and students looking for related books.
  • Two (2) editable, differentiated scavenger hunts (3 pages)
    • Students “hunt” for images and information in the “scrolling slides” part of the presentation. This gives students something to focus on during library checkout and downtime.
    • Includes 2 scavenger hunts. One is images-only, and the other is images and text.
    • Answer key is included.
  • Detailed, pre-filled Library Lesson Plan in editable PDF and PowerPoint formats (2 pages), aligned to:
    • AASL National School Library Standards for Learners,
    • National Common Core ELA Standards, and
    • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS).
  • Lesson tips and tricks (6 pages, PDF)
  • Google Classroom Basics (4 pages, PDF)
  • Instructions on how to set up PowerPoint slide timings for digital bulletin boards (2 pages, PDF)

29 Whole Class Lesson Slides

Part 1 is a guided whole-class discussion. The slides walk you through the entire class discussion, from start to finish.

  • Storytime song: “The Shelf Marker Song”
  • ASL sign language for “award” — includes video links and step-by-step directions for making the signs
  • Introduction to five popular book awards: Caldecott, Newbery, Coretta Scott King, Pura Belpré, and Sibert.
  • Discussion also includes examples of awards, winners vs. honors, and gold and silver medal seals, how winners and honors are selected, difficulty in choosing, and award criteria.
  • Slide for your read-aloud (paste the book cover on the slide).
  • Checkout reminders slide — Add your own reminders!
  • “What Should We Do Now?” slide — This is very clear instructions on what students should be doing after the lesson.

42 Scrolling Slides

Part 2 is the scrolling slides. Set them on a timer to scroll on a screen during library checkout. Students can use the scrolling slides to complete one of the two Scavenger Hunts.

  • Vocabulary Words of the Week: “accolade” and “kudos”
  • Includes fun facts that go with some of the past award winners. For example, John Henry facts go with Kwame Mbalia’s Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky, Grand Canyon trivia to go with Jason Chin’s Grand Canyon, and more.
  • Did you Know questions, Would You Rather questions, This or That questions, True or False question, What Am I question, trivia questions, and this week’s birthdays

IMPORTANT! Due to copyright law, read-aloud videos of award-winning books are NOT included. You will have to record yourself reading the book, or do a live stream of the read-aloud for students to access the book. If your library owns an interactive ebook that has audio read-aloud, you could also share how to read or access it through your online catalog or ebook management platform.

Standards Addressed:

AASL National School Library Standards – See the AASL Standards Framework for Learners to view full text. 

  • Inquire –  C.1. – D.1. – D.3.
  • Include – B.1. – C. 2. – D.2.
  • Collaborate – D.1.
  • Explore – A.1.

Common Core English Language Arts Standards –
© Copyright 2010 National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.1 – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.5. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.6. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.1 – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.10. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.1 – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.10. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1 – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.10. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.1 – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.10. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.1 – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.10. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.10.

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