The Important Thing About Reading

Unit of 4 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
3
4
5
Subjects: 
Arts Education
Language Arts
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Literacy
Focus Question 

What can we do to address the issues around literacy and education in our community?

 

Photo Credit:  Kabongo Kids Reading by Carissa Rogers is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

This unit is designed to guide students in learning about the importance of reading, and to help them to plan a book drive to help others gain access to books.

Service Experience 
Students will plan and hold a book drive.  As an extension, students may deliver books and hold a mentoring activity to read the donated books.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
The Important Thing About Reading
Lesson 3 of 4
Grades: 
3
4
5

The purpose of this lesson is for students to share their feelings about a book while they create a book cover. The books will then be donated to a school or organization where students’ covers will be shared with the recipients of the book.