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Elementary Virtual Outreaches

Lesson plan information for elementary school virtual outreaches

Learning Objective(s)

  • Students will understand the purpose of book talks.
  • Students will practice conducting a book talk.
  • Students will listen to and share diverse perspectives regarding their interest in literature.


National School Library Standards crosswalk with Future Ready Librarians

  • Shared Foundation II.B.3. (Include) Representing diverse perspectives during learning activities.

READS - Florida’s K-12 Integrated Library Media Reading Guidelines

  • Read 1.3 Use community resources for recreational and informational needs

English Language Arts B.E.S.T. Standards

  • ELA.K12.EE.1 Cite evidence to explain and justify reasoning.
  • ELA.3.C.1.3 Write opinions about a topic or text, include reasons supported by details from one or more sources, use transitions, and provide a conclusion.

Essential Question(s)

  • Why do you recommend a book?
  • Who would you recommend the book for?


  • paper
  • pencil
  • crayons/colored pencils

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