Sharon Draper
Lesson plans for Tears of a Tiger and other books

| Biography and Background | | Darkness Before Dawn | | Double Dutch | | Fire from the Rock | | Forged by Fire | | Out of My Mind | | Romiette and Julio | | Tears of a Tiger | | Ziggy and the Black Dinosaur | | We Beat the Street |

Biography and Background

Sharon Draper
The author's official Web site.

Sharon Draper
The author's presentation at the 2008 National Book Festival.

The Battle of Jericho

The Battle of Jericho
This reading group guide includes discussion questions and ideas for postreading activities. Aligned to Common Core. Five pages, Adobe Reader required.

Copper Sun

Copper Sun
This reading group guide includes discussion questions and ideas for postreading activities. Aligned to Common Core. Eight pages, Adobe Reader required.

Copper Sun
Summary and links to discussion questions, interdisciplinary projects, writing tasks, vocabulary, related titles, background information. 14 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Vocabulary from Copper Sun
Words are presented in context and with definitions. Click on a word for pronunciation, examples of recent use, more.

Darkness Before Dawn

Darkness Before Dawn
Discussion questions and activities. Aligned to Common Core. Six pages, Adobe Reader required.

Double Dutch

Double Dutch
Discussion questions and activities. Aligned to Common Core. Four pages, Adobe Reader required.

Fire from the Rock

Fire from the Rock
Extensive discussion questions and several postreading activities. Aligned to Common Core. Eight pages, Adobe Reader required.

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