Read an Award Winner
Caldecott Connection (grades 2 & 3): A book that receives the gold medal from
the American Library Association for the best illustrations in a
child's book for the year.
Go to Caldecott Connection and choose a
book to read that you can find in the school media center.
2. Check out the book and read it for enjoyment.
Go back to Caldecott Connection and
click the hyperlink for the book you chose and read. If
there is an author Biography link, go to that link and list 5-10
items from the biography. Also choose a "writing" activity from the
"Book Connection" ideas and complete it. Report back to the class
about your book and the activity results. You can also create a
poster, or write a short report about the information from the two
Newberys by Title (grades 4-6): A book for young people that is
chosen by the American Library Association as the best "story" book
for the year. The book gets a gold medal and much recognition.
Go to Newberys by Title and choose a book to read that you can find
in the school media center.
5. Check out the book and read it for your enjoyment.
Go back to Newberys by Title and choose an Internet connection site
to use as a resource for a poster or short report in relation to the
7. If you would rather, you can write a story of your own based
upon a theme or themes from the Newbery book you read. This story
should be about 2 pages or so, according to how much you want to
write. Be prepared to present it to the class.
Read, Enjoy and Report on a Variety of On-Line Short
Stories, Newspapers and Articles
Using the web links on the Project Arrow Table of activities, you
may go to any of them, choose one as one to work on for at least one
class period. Read one or more articles from the website. Respond
back on the response form for literature. Gather these written
responses in a literature scrapbook.
"By Gosh" Online Stories
for Kids--Younger and Older
"By Gosh" Online Novels for
"By Gosh" Online Non-fiction
Books for Kids
"By Gosh" Online Poems for Kids
"Time Magazine Online for
"DogoNews for Young Minds"--
"KidsPost (Washington Post) for Kids"
Read a Tall Tale and Fairy Tales
Clarity Connect Collection of
of All Kinds
Brownie Locks Fractured Fairy Tale Collection
Learning On-Line Activity Collection Home Page
Learning On-Line Home Page