- new PreK-Grade 1 elementary librarians
- PreK-Grade 1 librarians on Specials rotation
- secondary teachers who are now elementary librarians
- busy parents who just don’t have time to create detailed storytime lessons
I have been all four of these at the same time! My storytimes are the lessons I would have wanted when I was a new, overwhelmed, and exhausted school librarian.
- Recommended for: Grades PK-1
- Lesson Duration: 1-2 library lessons (about 50 minutes total)
- Formats: PPT, Google Slides, PDF
- Editable: YES, all text is editable
***Please note that this presentation is designed to a read-aloud. The actual read-aloud story comes from you! I cannot include a recorded read-aloud due to copyright restrictions.
- 35-slide PPT + Google™ Slides
- List of 15 recommended Letter I read-alouds (1 page PDF)
- Scavenger Hunt Activity (1 page PDF)
- Prep, set up, tips (7 pages, PDF)
- Detailed, pre-filled, editable lesson plan; includes CC, TEKS, and AASL Standards (2 pages, PDF and PPT)
- Google™ Classroom Basics (4 pages, PDF)
- Instructions on how to set up PPT slide timings for digital bulletin boards (2 pages, PDF)
- Introductory songs (“I Scream, You Scream” and “I Like to Eat Apples and Bananas”), a link to a video for Letter I, and several other suggested songs.
- “I” and “I” (self) in American Sign Language (includes demo link and image)
- Letter I names and colors
- Library Skills–I is for illustrator, information, and index
- Mystery animal with clues (iguana)
- Facts about iguanas, ibex, ice cream ingredients
- Letter I weather words, foods, and sports
- Letter I idioms — “I’m all ears” and “breaking the ice”
- Vocabulary word–“island”
- One “This or That?”
- All slides are illustrated with real photos and colorful clipart for PK-1.