Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Chinn-Cooper

Sam and the Lucky Money by Karen Chinn
This teacher's guide includes a summary and background information, prereading and discussion questions, questions for reader response journals and writing, strategies for ESL, and interdisciplinary connections.

The Name Jar by Yangsook Choi
Summary, analysis, and 5 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.

The Daring Nelly Bly by Bonnie Christensen
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Centerfield Ballhawk by Matt Christopher
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Home Grown Butterflies by Deborah Churchman
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Cinderella
Links to variations on the story from around the world and a variety of activities, including Webquests.

Beverly Cleary
Teaching resources for Ramona and other works by Cleary.

Andrew Clements
Lesson plans for Frindle and other books.

Satchel Paige by Lesa Cline-Ransome
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Eleanor Coerr
Teaching resources for Sadako and Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes .

Barbara Cohen
Lesson plans for Molly's Pilgrim and other books.

Video Interview with Joanna Cole
Short video interview clips. Follow the links at the left to biographical information, bibliography, and a written transcript of the interviews.

To be a Drum by Evelyn Coleman
Teaching resources include a captioned video of the story being read aloud by actor James Earl Jones and downloadable activities , including research topics. The video runs 6:52 and resides at YouTube. The additional activities require Adobe Reader for access.

White Socks Only by Evelyn Coleman
Teaching resources include a captioned video of the story being read aloud and additional activities , including discussion questions, research topics, and related titles. The video runs 9:56 and resides at YouTube. The additional activities require Adobe Reader for access.

Airman by Eoin Colfer
Scroll down for a list of learning activities, including creating a timeline, analyzing character, and writing a persuasive essay.

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
Anticipation guide, vocabulary, character analysis, learning activities, and other lesson plans and teaching resources.

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
Summary, 16 discussion questions, and related titles.

Adventurous Women by Penny Colman
A reading group guide with a couple of discussion questions for each chapter. Access requires Adobe Reader or compatible application.

Revolution is not a Dinner Party by Ying Chang Compestine
Discussion questions. This 2-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.

Come Back, Salmon by Molly Cone
Prereading, discussion questions, followup activities, and related Web sites. Access to this 3-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application.

Miss Bridie Chose a Shovel by Leslie Connor
Summary, discussion point, several activities, and related titles.

Hattie's Birthday Box by Pam Conrad
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Barbara Cooney
Lesson plans and activities for Miss Rumphius .

The Beloved Dearly by Doug Cooney
Summary, book talk, and 11 discussion questions.

Gettin' Through Thursday by Melrose Cooper
Summary and background, prereading and comprehension questions, vocabulary, suggestions for use in literature circles, reader responde and writing topics, ESL and interdisciplinary strategies.

Gettin' Through Thursday by Melrose Cooper
Questions with an emphasis on economic concepts of scarcity and economic wants.

The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper
Journal prompts and other writing activities, study guide questions, vocabulary, and more.



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