Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Lewis - Lyons

C. S. Lewis
Lesson plans and activities for The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe .

Do the Math #1: Secrets, Lies, and Algebra by Wendy Lichtman
Booktalk, prereading and discussion questions, and crosscurricular followup.

Do the Math #2: The Writing on the Wall by Wendy Lichtman
Booktalk, prereading and discussion questions, and crosscurricular followup.

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
Learning activities here include character maps, practice with figurative language, working with evidence from the text, vocabulary, more. Note: sponsored link.

Vocabulary from Grace Lin's Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Words are presented in context and with definitions. Click on a word for pronunciation, examples of recent use, more.

Sweet Potato Pie by Kathleen D. Lindsey
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.

Leo Lionni Lesson Plans
Lesson plans for A Color of His Own , Little Blue, Little Yellow , and other books.

Children of Long Ago by Lessie Jones Little, Eloise Greenfield
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.

Confessions of a Closet Catholic by Sarah Darer Littman
This page offers an author interview, comprehension and discussion questions, and suggestions for post-reading projects.

Arnold Lobel
Lesson plans and strategies for Frog and Toad are Friends .

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

Alvin Ho: Allergic to Girls, School and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look
Book talk, 5 discussion questions, and related titles for grade 2 and up.

Love as Strong as Ginger by Lenore Look
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

The Birthday Swap by Loretta Lopez
Summary, prereading questions, vocabulary, discussion questions, ideas for using literature circles, strategies for ESL and interdisciplinary connections, and more.

Old Penn Station by William Low
Introduction, discussion questions, illustrations, and activities. Access to this 6-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application.

Put 'em on a Talk Show!
Designed to accompany Cindy Ellen: A Wild Western Cinderella by Susan Lowell. After enjoying Lowell's unique re-telling of the Cinderella story, students will brainstorm a fairy tale whose characters might share their stories on a talk show. As a group, students will compose a script that can be rehearsed, possibly costumed, and then performed in front of the class. Lesson emphasizes writing traits of voice and word choice.

The Three Little Javelinas by Susan Lowell
This lesson begins on p. 61 (65th page of document). It includes pre-reading poem and discussion, during-reading, and post-reading activities, and an extension activity. Adobe Reader required. This document is very large; let it load completely before you work with it.

Lois Lowry
Lesson plans and activities for The Giver , Number the Stars and other books.

As Long as the Rivers Flow by Larry Loyie
This 8-day unit contains a variety of reading and writing activities, group work, and development of background knowledge. Designed for grades 4-8. Includes vocabulary, extension activities, and supplementary materials (images, handouts). 46 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Hero by Mike Lupica
A Reader's Theater adaptation for 9 voices that serves as a booktalk. Adobe Reader required.

A Companion Craft and Discussion Guide for Ellen's Broom by Kelly Starling Lyons
A word search, discussion questions, 2 craft activities, and printable coloring pages. This 13-page guide requires Adobe Reader for access.



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