The following links provide lesson plans and creative ideas for using Children's Literature in the Classroom.
Picture books can be engaging for younger children as well as middle school ages. The drawings and pictures provide interest that, in turn, promotes interest in the story. Picture books can be used across the curriculum to teach concepts. These books also provide opportunities for many hands-on activities in math, science, social studies, and writing. Picture books can make learning concepts fun and meaningful.
On this page you will find links to websites that provide a wealth of ideas for using picture books with children.