While many Picture Book Woman activities start by reading a book, the activities listed below focus on specific reading skills including: word recognition, fluency, vocabulary development, comprehension, and literary response and analysis.
Activities with Picture Books
Booker T. and Slavery
Find out more about slavery as seen through the eyes of young Booker T. Washington.
Twelve Days of Christmas Giving
In order to enjoy and appreciate adaptations and parodies one must have a good understanding of the original piece.
Rosie and Michael tell about the many facets of their friendship in a reading duet.
Reading the Pictures
Retelling the story and adding details from the illustrations that were not mentioned in the text.
Student partners take turns reading the dialogue of Claude and Bummer with a focus on fluency and reading with expression.
Students use signs depicting different places on Rosie's walk to participate in a group they are mentioned in the story.
Children naturally want to perform a choral reading of the storytime favorite.