1st Grade  Library Lessons:



Book Care &  Library Rules



                Parts of a Book  

                                                                             Title, Author, Illustrator, Pages, Cover,

                                               Dust Jacket,  Bar Code,  Call Number




September Skill Focus:  

            Fiction versus Nonfiction Books



October Skill Focus:  

  Cumulative or increasing sequence






                October Seasonal Book:  

                                                                 Pumpkin Jack - pumpkin cycle



October Authors : Don, Audrey & Bruce Wood






November Skill Focus:  

  Historical Fiction:  New York's Bravest




             November Seasonal Book:

                                                                        Rookie Reader:  Veterans Day



November Authors : Lois Ehlert OR Margaret Wise Brown







December Skill Focus:  

  Story Prediction (Mindset)

                      and Vocabulary Development



           December Seasonal Book:  

                                                                          ABC's  of Christmas



December Authors : Mercer Mayer





January Skill :

Nonfiction Text Characteristics



                 January Seasonal Book :

                                                                          The After Christmas Tree



January Authors :

                 Rosemary Wells                        Raymond Briggs




















February Skills:

  Compare & Contrast

February Seasonal Books:

 Groundhog's Day, Valentine's Day & Black History Month

February Author:

       Norman Bridwell

March Skills:


     Mitsumasa Anno

    March Seasonal Books:

March Author:   Dr. Seuss


April Skills:

    Image Reading


April Seaonal:

     The Best Thing About Easter


April Author

     Ludwig Bemelmans


May Skills

     Poetry - rhyming words


May Seasonal Books

     Mother's Day & Love a Tree Day


May Author

     Leo Lionni