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.
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.
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.
by Tricia Gardella
Comprehension questions with emphasis on economic concepts of natural resources, human resources, capital resources, and trade and money.
by John Reynolds Gardiner
Lesson plans and ideas for activities.
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.
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.
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.