Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Jackson-Juster

Teacher's Guide for The Mud Family by Betsy James
This teacher guide includes a pre-reading question, comprehension and discussion questions, and ideas for cross-curricular post-reading projects.

Teacher's Guide for My Chair by Betsy James
This teacher guide includes a pre-reading question, discussion questions, and ideas for cross-curricular post-reading projects.

Dear Mr. Blueberry by Simon James
Summary and 7 activities, including vocabulary and writing.

Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest by Steve Jenkins
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 Great Whale of Kansas by Richard Jennings
Booktalk.

Orwell's Luck by Richard Jennings
Booktalk.

Perfect the Pig by Susan Jeschke
Summary, analysis, and 5 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.

Red Scarf Girl by Ji-Li Jiang
Summary, 10 discussion questions, and activities.

Red Scarf Girl by Ji-Li Jiang. Adobe Reader required for these resources.

Inside Out by Francisco Jimenez
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Angela Johnson
Lesson plans for A Sweet Smell of Roses and other books.

Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
Summary, analysis, and 6 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.

D. B. Johnson
Teaching resources for the Henry Books: Henry Builds a Cabin , Henry Hikes to Fitchburg , more.

Many Moons by Jayme Johnson
Summary, analysis, and 3 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.

Seeds of Change by Jen Johnson
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.

Bearhide and Crow by Paul Brett Johnson
Comprehension questions with emphasis on economic concepts of economic wants, goods and services, and trade and money.

Environmental Alphabet
Using Alphabet City by Stephen T. Johnson and Q is for Duck by Michael Folsom and Mary Elting mentor texts, students take pictures of the alphabet in the environments of their classroom and home. They compile the photos into a book. Focuses on organization.

Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat by Lynne Jonelle
Six discussion questions. This 2-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.

Happy Birthday, Dr. King! by Kathryn Jones
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 Color of Love
In this lesson students will be invited to reflect on a variety of colors and the pleasurable things that those colors invoke. They then will write a poem about someone they love following Barbara Joosse's style in I Love You the Purplest .

A video interview with William Joyce
Short video interviews, biography, bibliography, and a transcript.

Black Ear, Blond Ear by Khaled Jumm'a
This online book from the International Children's Digital Library is provided in its entirety. Scroll down for teaching tips and 3 activities.

Norton Juster
Lesson plans and teaching resources for The Phantom Tollbooth .



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