Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Corbett-Czernecki

Teacher's Guide, 12 Again by Sue Corbett
Pre-reading and prediction questions, comprehension questions using all levels of Bloom's Taxonomy, and project ideas that address multiple intelligences.

Free Baseball by Sue Corbett
Summary, discussion and comprehension questions, and suggestions for projects.

Historical Journal Entries
After reading Pedro's Journal by Pam Conrad, writers will create a detailed journal entry from the point-of-view of a character who never actually existed. The journal entry will be from a day in history that the writer has researched and found interesting facts about. The journal entry will combine a character's voice and historical facts. This lesson focuses on voice and idea development.

Quake! by Joe Cottonwood
Chapter-by-chapter study questions with answers. Requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.

Bruce Coville
Lesson plans for The Monster's Ring , The Monsters of Morely Manor , and other books.

How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell
23-page interdisciplinary discussion guide based on the movie. Requires Adobe Reader for access.

Strong to the Hoop by John Coy
Summary, prereading and comprehension questions, vocabulary, suggestions for use in literature circles, reader response and writing topics, ESL and interdisciplinary strategies.

"The Fisherman and his Wife" by Lucy Crane
In this lesson sequence, the teacher poses an analytic focusing question and then guides students in gathering and interpreting evidence from the text in order to come to a deeper understanding of the story. Simple word play and art activities give students practice in closely attending to language and word choice, and in visualizing and recording their interpretations. Discussion and a short writing exercise help students to synthesize what they have learned. 5 days, designed for grade 3. Word processor required.

Sharon Creech
Lesson plans and learning activities for Walk Two Moons and other books.

Akiko and the Journey to Toog by Mark Crilley
Prereading, discussion questions, followup activities, related Web sites, related titles. Access to this 4-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application.

Boris and Bella by Carolyn Crimi
Pre-reading activity, comprehension questions based on Bloom's Taxonomy, and ideas for post-reading activities.

Get Busy, Beaver! by Carolyn Crimi
Pre-reading activity, comprehension questions based on Bloom's Taxonomy, and ideas for post-reading activities.

Doreen Cronin
Lesson plans and learning activities for Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type .

Waiting for Dolphins by Carole Crowe
This Teacher's Guide offers prediction questions, comprehension questions using Bloom's Taxonomy, and ideas for projects.

Surfer of the Century by Ellie Crowe
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.

Cows in the Parlor by Susan Stevens Crummel
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Kai's Journey to Gold Mountain by Katrina Saltonstall Currier
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Christopher Paul Curtis
Lesson plans and activities for Bud, not Buddy and The Watsons go to Birmingham, 1963 .

A Poem about St. Paul's Chapel
Using The Little Engine that Could and The Little Chapel that Stood by A. B. Curtiss , students examine characteristics that determine courage beyond size. Students also explore what St. Paul's Chapel represented to the people of New York City before and after 9/11, and identify the support structures or networks in their own lives. Lesson includes vocabulary words, discussion and writing prompts, assessment, and extension activities. Designed for grades 3-5. 3 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Karen Cushman
Lesson plans and activities for teaching Catherine, called Birdie and The Midwife's Apprentice .

Emerging Literacy and The Little Duck — Sikihpsis by Beth Cuthand
Students practice listening, visualizing, and writing. The entire document has 112 pages; lesson plans for this book begin on p. 12. Adobe Reader required. Designed for grades K-1.

The Singing Snake by Stefan Czernecki and Timothy Rhodes
This 6-page packet includes pictures of didgeridoos, a map of Australia, comprehension questions and key, and a page to color. Adobe Reader required for access.



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