Junior Great Books Series K–1

FREE Sample Lesson Plans

Teach emerging readers to listen, wonder, and share through Junior Great Books for grades K and 1! This exciting program:

  • Develops students’ oral language skills through peer-to-peer conversation, question-asking, and vocabulary activities
  • Provides relatable, thought-provoking content
  • Includes activities in which students express their ideas through drawing, writing, movement, or dramatic play

Download these FREE sample lesson plans to:

  • See all of the features and benefits of Junior Great Books Series K–1
  • Access the unit overview for a reading selection and see activity instructions for each interpretive activity
  • Get annotated text from the Teacher’s Edition for two selections: “Those Shoes” by Maribeth Boelts and “The Land of Nod” by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Read and enjoy both texts and accompanying activities with your students!