Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Kimmel-Kwan

Eric A. Kimmel
Lesson plans and teaching resources for the Anansi books and Four Dollars and Fifty Cents

Jeff Kinney
Lesson plans and teaching resources for Diary of a Wimpy Kid .

"Rikki-tikki-tavi" by Rudyard Kipling
Graphic organizer (plot analysis), practice with comparative forms of adjectives, editing practice and vocabulary. This document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.

"How the Camel Got his Hump" by Rudyard Kipling
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Includes summary, vocabulary, character maps, theme, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling
Students use storyboards to work with cause and effect, personification, making predictions, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.

Sky Dancers by Connie Ann Kirk
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.

Me and My Cat by Satoshi Kitamura
Teaching resources include a downloadable video of the story being read aloud by actor Elijah Wood and additional activities , including discussion, writing, language, and related links and titles. The video runs 5:30 and resides at YouTube. The additional activities require Adobe Reader for access.

The Green Glass Sea by Ellen Klages
Links to lesson plans and teaching resources.

The Lion and the Little Red Bird by Elisa Klevin
Summary, analysis, and 4 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.

Regarding the Fountain by Kate Klise
Lesson plans and teaching resources.

Talking Walls by Margy Burns Knight
Students use online resources to research the walls mentioned in the book. They identify the countries where the walls are and the characteristics of the people and the culture in those countries. Students also compare and contrast the purpose of walls. Lesson plan includes strategies, assessment, related resources, and extension activities. Designed for grades 3-5. 3 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Big Kicks by Bob Kolar
Summary and 4 sets of discussion questions based on different aspects of the story.

E. L. Konigsburg
Lesson plans and activities for From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and The View from Saturday .

Gordon Korman
Lesson plans and teaching resources for Shipwreck , No More Dead Dogs, and other titles.

Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley by Stephen Kramer
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

A Getting-Acquainted Activity Using My Teacher's Secret Life by Stephen Krensky
Students demonstrate listening skills and create simple books of their own lives away from school.

The Happiest Tree: A Yoga Story by Uma Krishnaswami
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 and interdisciplinary connections.

Monsoon by Uma Krishnaswami
Prereading, discussion questions, followup activities, and related Web links. Access to this 2-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application.

Hands by Virginia Kroll
After listening to the book, students discuss, trace around their hands, and write a caption describing what they can do with their hands

A Classroom Guide to the George Brown, Class Clown series by Nancy Krulik
Discussion questions and activities for 4 books in the series. Includes 2 printable graphic organizers. This 12-page document requires Adobe Reader for access.

Kathleen Krull
Lesson plans for Harvesting Hope , Wilma Rudolph .

The Search by Joseph Krumgold
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

I am Me by Karla Kuskin
Summary, analysis, and 3 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.

Michelle Kwan: Heart of a Champion by Michelle Kwan
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.



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