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Lesson plans and examples will help you incorporate the national language arts standards covered by standardized tests and implement the Information Power II standards into your next storytime. Specific content areas and lesson plans are included and cover literary elements, Caldecott books, folk tales, genres and nonfiction. Strategies like pair share, Big Books, reader's theater, puppet shows and choral responses encourage all students to participate and respond in storytime reading lessons, while brainstorming, composing and publishing strategies encourage participation in storytime writing lessons. Students will always love storytime so why not make it more than just reading aloud?