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What Can You Tell From a Book Cover?

Students analyze pairs of different covers for the same children’s book for messages about techniques, purpose, impact and target audience.

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Resource Details

Relevant Subject Area(s)

Visual Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Consumer Education, Sociology, General Media Literacy, Library/Information Literacy, ELA/English Language Arts

Grade Level(s)

Lower Elementary, Upper Elementary

Media Type(s)

Illustration, Informational Text, Literature, Print Advertisement


Sox Sperry, Sharon Fox

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: Literature (RL)