Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Gag-Giff

Millions of Cats by Wanda Gag
Summary, analysis, and 4 sets of discussion questions based on different themes in the story.

Neil Gaiman
Lesson plans and teaching materials for Coraline , The Graveyard Book , more.

The Gingerbread Boy by Paul Galdone
This standards-based lesson is designed for kindergarten. These activities over a period of 5 days help students develop "an awareness of the concept of story."

Bear, Bear, Bear
Using The Three Bears by Paul Galdone as a mentor text, students write a letter to Goldilocks using an appropriate voice. Focuses on writing trait of voice.

The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone
This lesson begins on p. 46 (50th page of document). It includes pre-reading poems and discussion, during-reading and post-reading questions, extension activities, and printable coloring pages. Adobe Reader required. This document is very large; let it load completely before you work with it.

My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Students work with vocabulary, making predictions, themes, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.

Jack Gantos
Lesson plans and teaching resources for the Joey Pigza books, more.

One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia, vocabulary
Words presented in context and with definitions. Click on a word for pronunciation, synonyms, more.

Blackberry Booties by Tricia Gardella
Comprehension questions with emphasis on economic concepts of natural resources, human resources, capital resources, and trade and money.

Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner
Lesson plans and ideas for activities.

Blue Willow by Doris Gates
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

The Monster in the Mudball by S.P. Gates
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 ESLELL, and interdisciplinary connections.

Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
Lesson plans and a variety of activities.

Apples by Gail Gibbons
This lesson, designed for grade 2, teaches students to identify text evidence that shows the author's purpose is to inform. It includes teacher and student materials.

The Planets by Gail Gibbson
Students identify cause and effect relationships implied in nonfiction. Includes background information, vocabulary. Follow tab to downloadable chart, worksheet. Designed for grade 3.

A Video Interview with Patricia Gibbons
Short video interviews. Follow links at the left to biography, bibliography, and a transcript.

An Educator's Guide to A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz
Language study including vocabulary, discussion questions/writing prompts, organized by story and aligned to Common Core Standards. Brief author interview. This 12-page guide requires Adobe Reader for access.

Patricia Reilly Giff
Lesson plans for All the Way Home , more.