Subject: Library Science/Character
1. Topic-
The Character Education Theme is:
Personal Best
2. Content-
Summer Reading
Our Best Work
Going the Extra Mile

3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Students will be ready for the summer after reflecting on their school year.

2. Students will be able to realize that with hard work their personal best can be achieved time after time.
4. Objectives-
1. Students will hear book talks about summer reading titles available at the public library.

2. They will receive the list of books spoken about in hopes of a willingness to read more than books on their summer reading list. Going the extra mile to do their best!
5. Materials and Aids-
Assortment of books to be book-talked through the month.
Index cards
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. Book talk Rick Riordan's newest book. Does that make you want to read the book?

2. Students will be told they will receive a summer reading list filled with great books that they will all be excited about. I will then reveal that we will be hearing about 15-20 other books that they can choose from the public library that are great.

B. Development-

1. Why not strive for a new personal an extra book this year.

2. Create a book report on your own, make it fun!

C. Practice-

1. Book-talk 15-20 books throughout the month.

2. Provide students with index cards to take notes on their favorites.

D. Independent Practice-

Make your own list of books you would like to read this summer.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

K-2 Picture books only (Fiction and Nonfiction).

F. Checking for understanding-

Why is it important to always to our best?

G. Closure-

We should always do our best. With hard work comes confidence, and a person who can achieve anything they set their mind to.
7. Evaluation-
Check index cards
8. Teacher Reflection-
Provide students with bibliography during last week of school. Remind them about the summer reading club at the public library.

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