AASL Standards–Based Learning for Primary Grades: 21 Lessons Inspired by Picture Books

This title will be available Spring 2019. You may place an order and the item will be shipped when it becomes available.

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$39.99
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$ 35.99
Item Number: 
978-0-8389-1775-6
Published: 
2019
Publisher: 
ALA Editions
Pages: 
208
Width: 
7"
Height: 
10"
Format: 
Softcover
AP Categories: 
A, C, G
  • Description
  • About the Authors

Drawing on compelling picture books that can be used to directly support the new AASL National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries, this ready-to-go toolkit of lessons, worksheets, anchor charts, assessments, and rubrics is specifically designed for school librarians and other educators. An invaluable timesaver, this resource provides

  • 21 lessons that cover the six Shared Foundations, each following a formatted template that’s easy to follow and incorporates the four Domains (Think, Create, Share, Grow);
  • a picture book synopsis for each lesson, followed by that lesson’s objective, essential question, materials, and duration;
  • worksheets, anchor charts, and exit slips tailored for each picture book;
  • “Quick Tips” that offer helpful ideas and suggestions to consider during the lesson; and
  • an appendix that includes assessments and rubrics.

With this resource in hand, learners and educators alike will think, create, share, and grow as they work together to meet the new AASL Standards.

Maureen Schlosser

Maureen Schlosser is a retired school librarian who writes for BookPagez and blogs for Knowledge Quest. She was the co-chair of the Nutmeg Book Award and has presented at state and national library conferences. Her articles about integrating the arts with library lessons and advocacy were published in library journals. She blogs at Library Lessons.

Rebecca Granatini

Rebecca Granatini is a content area curriculum specialist with the Wethersfield, CT Public School System. She has many years of teaching experience across all grade levels K-5. A 2016 Fund for Teachers Fellow, she frequently offers professional development and conference workshops in the areas of STEAM Education, as well as integrative science and math education. She blogs at Library Lessons.