Parts of a Book Library Lesson -- Library Skills -- Storytime Activities

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MrsReaderPants Library Lessons
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K - 2nd
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I love these storytime lessons that include the slides and recommended reads. My students really enjoy the interactive elements.
I used these to supplement my Parts of a Book Lesson. I love being able to add sign language and other slides to encourage their learning!
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This Parts of a Book Library Lesson teaches core library skills for lower elementary students! The presentation slides walk you through a storytime discussion of book parts, including title, author, illustrator, spine, call number, title page, copyright date, and publisher.

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  • new elementary librarians
  • elementary librarians on Specials rotation
  • secondary teachers who are now elementary librarians
  • busy parents who just don't have time to create detailed storytime lessons

I have been all four of these at the same time! My storytimes are the lessons I would have wanted when I was a new, overwhelmed, and exhausted school librarian.


  • Recommended for: Grades K-2
  • Lesson Duration: 1-2 library lessons (about 50 minutes total)
  • Formats: PPT, Google Slides, PDF
  • Editable: YES, all text is editable

***Please note that this presentation is designed to complement a read-aloud. The actual read-aloud story comes from you! I cannot include a recorded read-aloud due to copyright restrictions.


  • 37-slide PPT + Google™ Slides
  • List of 15 recommended Body Parts themed read-alouds (1 page)
  • Scavenger Hunt Activity (1 page)
  • Editable lesson Plan + AASL, CC, and TEKS (4 pages)
  • Directions for using this lesson with the Specials rotation
  • Google™ Classroom Basics (4 pages)


  • Storytime song: "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes"--includes a slide with lyrics and pictures + YouTube link for motions and song in case you do not know it.
  • Video links to "body" and various body parts in American Sign Language
  • Slides for guided discussion of book parts: front cover, back cover, title, author, illustrator, spine, call number, title page, copyright date, and publisher. Use as many or as few as you like!
  • All slides are illustrated with brightly-colored, high-resolution clipart and photos for K-2.


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  • 2 vocabulary words: humerus (bone) and prehensile tail
  • Fun facts about eyes, tongue, hair, fingers, brain, fingernails, teeth, nasal hair, nasal mucus, and butterfly proboscis

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Total Pages
43 pages
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Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With prompting and support, name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story.
Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.


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