Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Kadohata-Khan
by Cynthia Kadohata
Summary, booktalk, 7 discussion questions, and related titles.
Fireboat: The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey
by Maira Kalman
Students discuss the boat's history and the heroism of its crews and actions. They explore the concept of a hero and demonstrate an understanding that everyone has the potential to be a hero. Lesson includes vocabulary words, discussion questions, assessment, related resources, and extension activities. Designed for grades 3-5. 3 pages; Adobe REader required.
Great Turkey Walk
by Kathleen Karr
Summary, booktalk, and 11 discussion questions.
Mama Went to Jail for the Vote
by Kathleen Karr
This teacher guide includes a summary, comprehension and discussion questions, and ideas for post-reading projects.
Mrs. Brown On Exhibit
by Susan Katz
This teacher guide includes a pre-reading question, comprehension questions using Bloom's Taxonomy, and ideas for post-reading projects that address multiple intelligences.
Ezra Jack Keats
Lesson plans for Pet Show , Jennie's Hat , The Snowy Day .
In this blended lesson supporting literacy skills, students are introduced to Keely, who feels that her identity as a Nipmuc Native American is weakened because there is no strong Nipmuc community around her. The video Keely made when she was young and felt discouraged is countered by her positive thoughts about identity when she is older. Students develop their literacy skills through an English language arts focus on symbolism. During this process, they read informational text, learn and practice vocabulary words, and explore content through videos and interactive activities. Designed for grades 5-8.
Lesson plans and ideas for teaching Abduction! , Searching for Candlestick Park , more.
More vivid word choices:
By using the story Chicken Little by Stephen Kellogg, students will see how an acclaimed author uses many different words for "said."
Ann's First Day
by Constance Andrea Keremes
Several online puzzles dealing with vocabulary drawn from the story.
Lesson plans for Bubba, the Cowboy Prince , and other books.
My Great Grandmother's Gourd
by Christina Kessler
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.
Lesson plans for The Roses in my Carpets , other titles.