Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Ancona-Averill

A Video Interview with George Ancona
Short video interviews with this writer and photographer.

Capoeira
This teacher's guide includes summary and background information, prereading questions, vocabulary, discussion questions, ideas for literature circles and reader response, writing activities, strategies for ESL,y and interdisciplinary connections.

The Golden Lion Tamarin Comes Home by George Ancona
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Hans Christian Andersen
Links to the stories.

Going Through the Gate by Janet Anderson
Summary, discussion points, related titles.

The Pot that Juan Built by Nancy Andrews-Goebel
Background, prereading questions, vocabulary, discussion questions, ideas for literature circles and reader response, strategies for ESL and interdisciplinary connections, related titles.

Mitsumasa Anno
Lesson plans for Socrates and the Three Little Pigs and other books.

Cocoa Ice by Diana Appelbaum
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Literacy Analysis and Comprehension Strategies with Beaver Steals Fire: a Salish Coyote Story by Johnny Arlee
The lessons are devoted to developing skills in questioning and inferring, determining sequence of events, synthesizing the story through a retell, and comparing and contrasting the story with other traditional stories. 116 pages in the entire document; lesson plans for this book start on p. 57. Designed for grade 2. Adobe Reader required.

Love Twelve Miles Long by Glenda Armand
This teacher's guide includes summary and background information, prereading questions, vocabulary, discussion questions, ideas for literature circles and reader response, writing activities, strategies for ESL/ELL, and interdisciplinary connections.

Jennifer Armstrong
Lesson ideas for Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World and other books.

William Armstrong
Lesson plans and activities to support teaching Sounder .

Prudy's Problem and How She Solved It by Carey Armstrong-Ellis
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Prudy's Problem and How She Solved It by Carey Armstrong-Ellis
Writing task includes prompt, graphic organizer, student handout, and model essay. Emphasis is on providing evidence to support an inference. 6 pages; word processor required.

Caroline Arnold
The author's official site. Follow the link to find ideas for children's projects.

Huggly's Trip to the Beach by Tedd Arnold
Summary, analysis, and 6 sets of discussion questions based on events and themes in the story.

Sosu's Call by Meshack Asare
Summary, analysis, and 3 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.

The Moon Over Star by Dianna Hutts Aston
Scroll to page 9 of this document to find a summary, 9 learning activities, and related titles. Adobe Reader required.

Aani and the Tree Huggers by Jeannine Atkins
This teacher's guide includes background information, prereading, vocabulary, discussion questions, writing ideas, and strategies for ESL and interdisciplinary connections.

Get Set! Swim! by Jeannine Atkins
This teacher's guide includes background information, prereading, vocabulary, discussion questions, writing ideas, and strategies for ESL and interdisciplinary connections.

Mr. Popper's Penquins by Richard and Florence Atwater
A variety of activities to support the novel.

The Fire Cat by Esther Averill
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Students work with vocabulary, character maps, comparing and contrasting, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.



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