Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Maccarone-Mazer

Mr. Rover Takes Over by Grace Maccarone
Pre-reading questions, comprehension questions, and ideas for post-reading projects.

The Wolf is Coming by Elizabeth MacDonald
This teacher guide offers a summary, a pre-reading activity, a post-reading activity, and writing activities.

Suse MacDonald
The author's official Web site. Click on "Just for Kids" for printable activities.

Can of Worms by Kathy Mackel
Summary, book talk, and 10 discussion questions.

Patricia MacLachlan
Lesson plans and activities for teaching Sarah, Plain and Tall and Skylark .

Can of Worms by Kathy Mackel
Booktalk, 10 discussion questions, and related titles for grade 3 and up.

Christine Kole MacLean
Lesson plans for Even Firefighters Hug Their Moms , Everybody Makes Mistakes , Mary Margaret books.

Spork by Kyo Maclear
Summary, analysis, and 4 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.

Erandi's Braids by Antonia Herandez Madrigal
Comprehension questions with emphasis on economic concepts of opportunity cost, capital resources, and scarcity.

Yasmin's Hammer by Ann Malaspina
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.

The Beauty of Colors
This lesson uses The Colors of the Rainbow by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos. Students give examples of ways in which each person is unique yet has things in common with others and explain why the ways in which each person and group can help enrich and expand the nature of life for everyone. Includes vocabulary words, craft activity, and enrichment ideas. Designed for grades K-5. 4 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Stephen Manes
Lesson plans and activities for Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days .

Way out in the Desert by T. J. Marsh and Jennifer Ward
This lesson begins on p. 73 (77th page of document). It includes pre-reading poems and discussion, during-reading, and post-reading questions, an extension activity, and printables related to counting. Adobe Reader required. This document is very large; let it load completely before you work with it.

George and Martha by James Marshall
This lesson begins on p. 24 (28th page of document). It includes pre-reading activities, during-reading questions, and post-reading questions, extension activities, and a take-home activity. Adobe Reader required. This document is very large; let it load completely before you work with it.

A Dog's Life by Ann M. Martin
This unit plan includes 3 lessons, graphic organizers, discussion questions, and vocabulary words.

Bill Martin, Jr.
Lesson plans and teaching resources for Brown Bear, Brown Bear and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom .

Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
This teacher guide includes a summary, background "fast facts," and ideas for writing and research.

Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Everglades Forever: Restoring America's Great Wetland by Trish Marx
This teacher's guide includes background information, prereading questions, vocabulary words, discussion questions, ideas for literature circles, writing topics, approaches for ESL students, and interdisciplinary connections.

Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King by Jean Marzollo
Students re-enact events from the book, state their dreams and compile them into a class book, and create art using the scratchboard technique. Adobe Reader required for access.

Eleven Birthdays by Wendy Mass

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