Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Cabot-Cherry

Interview with Meg Cabot
A series of 12 short videos including discussion of Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls .

Writing Rainbows
Using Cat's Colors by Jane Cabrera as a mentor text, students develop skill with conventions, specifically, with high-frequency words is and for . Students compile their sentences into a class book and also create an individual book.

Rosie, a Visiting Dog's Story by Stephanie Calmenson
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

The Stories that Julian Tells by Ann Cameron
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

The Stories that Julian Tells by Ann Cameron
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Students work with vocabulary, character maps, setting, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.

Janell Cannon
Lesson plans for Stellaluna , activities to support learning about bats.

My Very Own Puppy!
The students will participate in a read-aloud with the teacher by reading the book Biscuit by Alyssa Satin Capucilli. The students will learn about taking care of a puppy. Students will also create text-to-self comparisons by using sentence starters to describe what they do when they don't want to go to bed. Students will then post their sentences into the class blog. This lesson is designed for kindergarten.

Elisa Carbone
Lesson plans for Stealing Freedom , Storm Warriors , and more.

Eric Carle
Lesson plans for The Very Hungry Caterpillar , more.

Boss of the Plains by Laurie Carlson
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Write On! Step-by-Step Paragraph and Report Writing
This unit plan integrates Nancy Carlson's book How to Lose All Your Friends into a lesson on writing. It is designed for third graders. This 34-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.

I Like Me by Nancy Carlson
This lesson begins on p. 36 (40th page of document). It includes pre-reading, during-reading, and post-reading questions, an extension activity, and a take-home activity. Adobe Reader required. This document is very large; let it load completely before you work with it.

There’s A Big, Beautiful World Out There by Nancy L. Carlson
Students connect their own fears with fears found in the book and explore ways to overcome fears. Lesson includes teaching strategy, assessment, and extension activity. Designed for grades K-2. 3 pages; Adobe Reader required for access.

Skeleton Creek by Patrick Carmen
Discussion questions for books 1 and 2, and ideas for cross-curricular projects.

David Carter
The author's presentation at the National Book Festival 2008.

Omar S. Castañeda
Lesson plans for Abuela's Weave .

Emily's Art by Peter Catalanotto
Summary and 6 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.

Dia's Story Cloth: The Hmong People's Journey of Freedom by Dia Cha
This teacher's guide includes background information, prereading questions, and postreading activities including interdisciplinary connections.

Teacher's Guide for One Little Mouse by Dori Chaconas
Pre-reading and comprehension questions, ideas for post-reading activities.

George Washington's Teeth by Deborah Chandra and Madeleine Comora
Prereading, followup activities, and related links. This 2-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.

Martha Helps the Rebel by Carole Charles
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Chateau Meddybemps
A delightful collection of stories for children. A series of colored jelly beans indicates age-appropriateness. Click on the Teacher's Guide for language arts and math possibilities.

Guji Guji by Chih-Yuan Chen
Teaching resources include a captioned video of the story being read aloud by actor Robert Guillaume and additional activities , including research topics. The video runs 6:35 and resides at YouTube. The additional activities require Adobe Reader for access.

When Washington Crossed the Delaware by Lynne Cheney
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Andrea Cheng
Lesson plans for Etched in Clay , The Year of the Book, and other books.

Lynne Cherry
Lesson plans and teaching resources for A River Ran Wild and other books.



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