Alma Flor Ada
Lesson plans and teaching resources

Alma Flor Ada
Cross-curricular author study designed for grades 2, 3. Nine lessons with vocabulary, assessments, and printable handouts. Includes life cycle of butterfly, practice writing a friendly letter, folktales, problem solving, more. 45 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Alma Flor Ada
7 video interviews with the author, including discussion of how she learned to read.

Alma Flor Ada: An Author Study
Six lessons introducing students to "Family," Dear Peter Rabbit , A Surprise for Mother Rabbit , Olma and the Blue Butterfly , The Lizard and the Sun , and Gathering the Sun . Includes printables, standards, assessments. Designed for kindergarten. 31 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Dear Peter Rabbit
Students write fictional friendly letters.

A series of discussion starter questions that start with simple description and lead to critical reflection. Includes home involvement. Word processor required.

Dancing Home Reading Group Guide
17 discussion questions, 6 ideas for research and writing.

The Gold Coin
Discussion questions, vocabulary, writing, and other learning activities.

Half Chicken by Alma Flor Ada
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and other learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Love, Amalia Reading Group Guide
14 discussion questions, 6 ideas for research and writing.

My Name is Maria Isabel
Discussion questions for before and during reading. Craft and writing ideas for after.

The Rooster who Went to his Uncle's Wedding
Practice with fact and opinion, cause and effect, main idea, vocabulary. 5 pages; Adobe Reader required.