Paws for a Great Book Bookmark

Lesson #10155

Design clever bookmarks with creative slogans for reading fun.

Grade Level:

Inspire year-round reading with student-created bookmarks to suit all occasions. Create bookmarks to supplement language arts lessons, reward good behavior and academic performance or celebrate holidays.

Personalize a decorative bookmark and inspire fun reading throughout the year.

25135-LG-Ellison SureCut Die - Bookmark, Paw Print - Large

Supplies Used: Cardstock, Colored Pens or Pencils, Construction Paper, Glue, Tape (Double Sided)

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut the LG Bookmark, Paw Print using colored cardstock or construction paper.
  2. Adhere colored paper behind the Paw Print to create the Paw.
  3. Write a creative sentiment or motivational statement on a piece of paper and adhere to the front of the Bookmark.
  4. Highlight with colored pens or pencils (see Main Photo).

English Language Arts: Reading for Perspective

K-12: Standard 1

  • Students read a wide range of print and non-print texts to build an understanding of texts, of themselves and of the cultures of the United States and the world; to acquire new information; to respond to the needs and demands of society and the workplace; and for personal fulfillment. Among these texts are fiction and nonfiction, classic and contemporary works.

Standards for the English Language Arts, by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English, Copyright 1996 by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. Reprinted with permission.

Source: NCTE/IRA Standards for the English Language Arts

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

K-4 Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

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