Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett
Lesson plans and teaching resources

Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett
This unit plan includes 3 lessons, graphic organizers, discussion questions, and vocabulary.

Chasing Vermeer
This 8-page document includes activities and discussion questions, vocabulary words, and a book talk.

Chasing Vermeer
Students work with geometric shapes and pentominos. Adobe Reader required for access.

Chasing Vermeer Discussion Questions
A set of 11 discussion questions.

Chasing Vermeer
Students work with codes and anagrams. Adobe Reader required for access to these printable handouts; 9 pages.

Secret Codes, Mystery Messages, and Silly Word Problems
Students decode a messsage, then create their own code and a new message. This printable handout makes a good sponge activity. Adobe Reader required for access; 1 page.

Vocabulary from Chasing Vermeer
An alphabetical list of 54 words drawn from the novel. Click on the word for a definition and synonyms.

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