Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Bradford - Byars

Young Samurai: The Way of the Warrior by Chris Bradford
Summary, prereading question, discussion questions, and ideas for postreading activities.

One Small Place in a Tree by Barbara Brenner
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Educator's Guide for Maggie and Milo by Julie Brenning
Discussion questions, practice with story sequencing, practice with the alphabet, a picture puzzle, practice counting 1-9, more. Includes printables. 21 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Jan Brett
Lesson ideas for The Mitten and other books.

Norman Bridwell
Lesson plans for Clifford, the Big Red Dog .

A Picture is Worth … A Thousand Different Stories: Using Visual Media to Engage the Imagination and Enhance Skills for Analyzing and Synthesizing Information
This extensive unit includes uses Fireflies by Julie Brinckloe to teach drawing inferences in Lesson Plan Three.

Carol Ryrie Brink
Lesson plans for Caddie Woodlawn .

Benny's Pennies by Pat Brisson
Students will listen to the book Benny's Pennies and demonstrate their ability to count pennies, understand proper sequence and rewrite a story.

Benny's Pennies by Pat Brisson
Comprehension questions with emphasis on economic concepts of goods and services, trade and money, and consumers.

Bruce Brooks
Lesson plans and teaching ideas for The Moves Make the Man and other books.

Jeff Brown
Lesson plans for Flat Stanley .

Marc Brown
Lesson plans for the Arthur books.

Margaret Wise Brown
Lesson plans to accompany Goodnight, Moon , The Important Book , more.

Marisol McDonald Doesn't Match/Marisol McDonald no combina by Monica Brown
Summary, background, pre-reading focus questions, during-reading questions and vocabulary, and post-reading discussion questions, literature circle roles, reader-response and other writing prompts, ELL support, and interdisciplinary activities.

The World that Jack Built by Ruth Brown
Summary, talking points, activities, and related titles.

Joseph Bruchac
Lesson plans for The Journal of Jesse Smoke , Crazy Horses's Vision , more.

The Quiltmaker's Gift by Jeff Brumbeau
Summary, analysis, and 4 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.

Visualized Writing
Student writers will listen to three vivid scenes from The Unusual Suspects by Michael Buckley, sketching the imagery the scenes create for them. Students will then create their own sketch-inspiring piece of writing, and they will share it with a classmate, so they can see how it gets sketched by a listener.

Eve Bunting
Lesson plans for Dandelion , Fly Away Home , more.

Ida Early Comes Over the Mountain by Robert Burch
Summary, discussion points, activities, and related titles.

Frances Hodgson Burnett
Ideas for teaching The Secret Garden and Little Lord Fauntleroy .

Sheila Burnford
Lesson plans for The Incredible Journey .

Grandma's Purple Flowers by Adjoa J. Burrowes
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.

The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
Summary, analysis, and 4 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.

Activities for Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton
Seven printable extension activities involving writing and art.

Katy and the Big Snow by Virginia Lee Burton
Questions with emphasis on economic concepts of goods and services, capital resources, and productivity.

One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo
Four printable activity pages. This guide requires Adobe Reader for access.

Betsy Byars
Ideas for teaching Summer of the Swan , The Pinballs , Keeper of the Swan and other works.