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Elementary Virtual Outreaches

Lesson plan information for elementary school virtual outreaches

Learning Objective(s)

  • Students will identify the parts of a book.
  • Students will understand the role of an author, illustrator, and publisher.


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.K.R.1.3 Explain the roles of author and illustrator of a story.
  • ELA.1.F.1.1 Locate the title, table of contents, names of author(s) and illustrator(s), and glossary of books.

Essential Question(s)

  • What does an author do?
  • What does an illustrator do?
  • Who publishes a story?
  • What are the parts of a book?

Key Vocabulary

  • author: a person who writes books, poems, stories, or articles
  • illustrator: an artist who makes pictures to be used as illustrations
  • publisher: a person or company whose business is to produce and sell books, newspapers, or magazines
  • title page: the page at the beginning of a book that gives the title, the author’s or editor’s name, and usually the name of the publisher and his address
  • spine: the supporting back portion of a book cover

Source: World Book Student

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