- 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.
- 34-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 (“John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt”) and nursery rhymes (“Jack and Jill” and “Jack Be Nimble”), a link to a video for Letter J, and a few other suggested songs.
“J” and “jump” in American Sign Language (includes demo link and image)
Letter J names and colors
Library Skills–J is for journey, joy, and journals
Mystery animal with clues (jellyfish)
Facts about jellyfish, jackalopes, Jupiter, jalapenos, jambalaya
- 2 Letter J idioms — “joined at the hip” and “jump in line”
- Letter J foods, clothing, and sports
Vocabulary word– “jaw”
One “Would You Rather…?”
All slides are illustrated with real photos and colorful clipart for PK-1.