Curriculum Connection
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Dive into a deep archive of curriculum resources to help you bolster your students' learning in the library. SLC's Curriculum Connection page houses lesson plans and activities written by librarians for librarians to help you engage students, address standards, collaborate with teachers, and continue evolving your practice. Learn from our editors, Tom Bober (Elementary School) and Liz Deskins (Middle & High School), as they share best practices and strategies for teaching in the library. Click on "Read More" for access to the latest lesson plans around this month's theme, and use the search bar below to find ready-to-go and easily adapted activities to use in your library, no matter the subject, grade levels, or theme you're addressing with your students today.
Summer Reading
Elementary School
Summer Reading Challenges Downloadable
Curriculum Resources


Make reading the go-to activity for the summer! Use one (or all!) of these reading challenges to inspire your students to spend time with books over the summer. Whether your students are beginning readers, devout devourers of prose, or still learning to find the joy in getting enveloped in a story, these handouts will help them dive into and reflect on their reading. Even if your library is closing for the summer, students can still open a book!

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Make reading the go-to activity for the summer! Use one (or all!) of these reading challenges to inspire your students to spend time with books over the summer. Whether your students are beginning readers, devout devourers of prose, or still learning to find the joy in getting enveloped in a story, these handouts will help them dive into and reflect on their reading. Even if your library is closing for the summer, students can still open a book!

Read More
Middle & High School
Tech-Savvy Reading Promotion: A Toolbox for Librarians and Other...
Curriculum Resources

With the splendor of summer reading on the horizon, now is a great opportunity to consider: are your students well-prepared to make independent reading choices? In her new book, Nancy Keane offers up hundreds of dynamic ideas to help you promote reading in the places where students are already spending a lot of their time: on their devices. Take a peak and try them yourself!

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With the splendor of summer reading on the horizon, now is a great opportunity to consider: are your students well-prepared to make independent reading choices? In her new book, Nancy Keane offers up hundreds of dynamic ideas to help you promote reading in the places where students are already spending a lot of their time: on their devices. Take a peak and try them yourself!

Read More
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