Joseph Bruchac
A Boy Called Slow
Lesson plans and teaching resources

| Biography and Background | | A Boy Called Slow |

Author Biography and Background

A Chat with Joseph Bruchac
Transcript of author interview with emphasis on poetry.

Joseph Bruchac
The author's official site.

Joseph Bruchac
The author tells about his life.

Joseph Bruchac
The author's page at Wikipedia: biography and a bibliography.

A Boy Called Slow Lesson plans

A Boy Called Slow
This slide presentation emphasizes listening comprehension, vocabulary, and prefixes. It's designed for a specific classroom, but parts may adapt to yours.

A Boy Called Slow
A word search puzzle. Follow the link for the solution.

A Boy Called Slow
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Flash Card Exchange: A Boy Called Slow
Vocabulary words and practice with online flash cards.

Journal Writing
Lesson plan, a printable handout with 5 journal questions, and a rubric.

Rituals and Rites of Passage
This lesson uses A Boy Called Slow to teach rites of passage. This multicultural lesson is designed for 5th and 6th graders.

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