Practicum Assignments


The following are examples of assignments that were completed as part of my practicum experience.

Information Literacy Lesson Plan (Unit Plan):


Collaborative Planning Document: 1st Grade English Language Arts Unit - Changes


Integrated Information Literacy Lesson/Unit Plan:

Introducing The Big Six Model/Launching a Changes Unit



Recommended Book List to Accompany Changes Unit:




Amy Merrill & author Amy LV.

AmyLVandMe.jpg Author Study: "A Pocketful of Poems - Exploring the Poet of the Month"


Student written poems for Amy LV
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Author Study: "Pocketful of Poems"



A Collection of Poems by "Poet of the Month:" Mary Ann Hoberman




A Collection of Poems by "Poet of the Month:" Amy Ludwig VanDerwater: Distributed School-Wide


District Newsletter Article: Author Visit & School-Wide Poetry Initiative



Amy Merrill's "Poetry Breaks!" Featured on Amy Ludwig VanDerwater's Blog:

Poetry Initiative Recognized on Author Website

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Amy LV. shares poems, artifacts &
interesting stories with students at Calvin
Coolidge Elementary School - Feb. 2011

Research and Defend Project:


Research Proves Qualified School Librarians Impact Student Achievement

Coming Soon . . .
A valuable brochure to be distributed to important stakeholders that influence budget decisions regarding proposed cuts in school librarian positions.