Book-Internet Connections
Explore ways to use books as a focal point in your classroom. For example, start with a picture book or historical fiction book that you normally use in your classroom. Then, brainstorm topics that might interest students and fit with a particular core concept.
Check out the Book Adventure website for book quizzes.
Problem Solving w/ WebQuests
Information Processing
Authentic Activities
Visual Communication
Text Communication
Writing Activities
Book-Internet Connections
Integrating Technology
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Activity 1: Book-based Webquests

Explore WebQuests based on books and authors. Check out Literature-Based Webquests, Reading Book Units, and Book and Lit Webquests.
Activity 2: Books and Internet Lessons Ideas
Explore lessons that connect books and Internet resources.

All Grade Levels

Elementary/Middle Grades

Middle/High School Grades

SCORE CyberGuides

Connecting Students



Little Planet

High School Teachers

Tech-Literacy Curriculum

Harper Teacher Guides



KidReach - Guides

Literature/Language Arts - Edsitement

Random House

Reading Responses

High School Reading List

Carol Hurst

Literature Units

Web English Teacher

Book Resources

English Units


Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site


High School Hub - other content areas



High School Hub - English


Bibliomania - online books/guides

Internet List

SparkNote - quick guides

Activity 3: Create Book and Internet Connections
Use the Build Your Own Ladder project to create book connections.
Activity 4: ThinkQuest Student Projects
Explore student projects based on literature.

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Created by
Annette Lamb, 1/00. Updated 01/02.