Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors McCall-McQueen

Summer of the Mariposas by Guadalupe McCall
Discussion questions organized by sections of the book, comparison to Homer's Odyssey .

Guadalupe McCall
Author interview with emphasis on Summer of the Mariposas .

Under the Mesquite by Guadalupe McCall
15 discussion questions.

What Your Room Shows about You!
Using a passage from Robert McCammon's novel Boy's Life as a mentor text, students write about their bedrooms. This carefully constructed lesson focuses on idea development and organization.

Robert McCloskey
Lesson plans and activities to accompany the classic children's book, Make Way for Ducklings .

Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully
Summary, analysis, and 5 sets of discussion questions based on different themes in the story.

Trapped by the Ice by Michael McCurdy
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.

Zomo the Rabbit by Gerald McDermott
Discussion questions.

A Mr. Rubbish Mood by Megan McDonald
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

How Animals Talk by Susan Mcgrath
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Caravan by Lawrence McKay, Jr.
This teacher's guide includes a summary and background information, prereading, vocabulary, discussion questions, ideas for literature circles and writing, strategies for ESL and interdisciplinary connections, and more.

Journey Home by Lawrence McKay, Jr.
This teacher's guide includes a summary and background information, prereading, vocabulary, discussion questions, ideas for literature circles and writing, strategies for ESL and interdisciplinary connections, and more.

Tusk, Tusk by David Mckee
Summary, analysis, and 4 sets of discussion questions based on different themes in the story.

An interview with Patricia and Frederick McKissack
Audio interview clips, biography, and bibliography.

Goin' Someplace Special by Patricia McKissack
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

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

Nights of the Pufflings by Bruce McMillan
Writing, reading strategies, vocabulary, word study, handouts, and other learning activities.

Salmon Summer by Bruce McMillan
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Captain Abdul's Pirate School by Colin McNaughton
Discussion questions with emphasis on economic concepts of investing, goods and services, opportunity cost, and specialization.

The Little Red Hen by Lucinda McQueen
This 5-day unit plan includes literacy and cross-curricular activities. Scroll down for related links.



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