Presentation on theme: "1 - 2 - 3, A - B - C: Making Alphabet Books with Students Virginia Educational Media Association Conference November 10-12, 2005 Presenters: Brenda Crawford,"— Presentation transcript:
1 - 2 - 3, A - B - C: Making Alphabet Books with Students Virginia Educational Media Association Conference November 10-12, 2005 Presenters: Brenda Crawford, NBCT firstname.lastname@example.org Cindy Struth, NBCT email@example.com
Jerry Pallota http://www.alphabetman.com/ http://www.alphabetman.com/
The Book Project 1.Have alphabet books available to students. Read a few and discuss the general format of alphabet books. 2.Present rubric and discuss what students need to include on each letter page. 3.Give alphabet organizer handout to students with topics listed.
4. Students work in groups to complete the research for each letter. Use storyboard handouts for students prewriting. 5. Students can type in word processing program or write & draw with pens/pencils. Assemble into books.
Planning Tips Have topics ready for students Encyclopedias/dictionaries make a good start to the project Have plenty of book resources pulled for your topic theme Bookmark appropriate websites Templates are helpful in maintaining consistency
Resources Available Online ReadWriteThink.org EnchantedLearning.com United Streaming videos –All About Our ABCsAll About Our ABCs –Phonics in Context: ABC AnimalsPhonics in Context: ABC Animals Book Template Education World Article ABC Books Arent for Babies!Education World Article ABC Books Arent for Babies!
Kindergarten Projects Alphabet Bags Alpha Dudes Have You Ever Seen…? A is for … Alphabet Scrapbooks
First Grade Projects ___ found a ___ ___ starts with the letter __. I Like This Picture My Name is ____ Animal Alphabet
Second Grade Projects Alphabet Alliterations Paper Photo Cube Ancient Egypt Ancient China Weather words
Third Grade Projects Biography Alphabet book Ancient Mali Ancient Rome Ancient Greece Animal Life Processes