Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Medaris-Mott

Poppa's New Pants by Angela Shelf Medearis
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.

Christmas Makes Me Think by Tony Medina
Summary, prereading and comprehension questions, vocabulary, suggestions for use in literature circles, reader response and writing topics, ESL and interdisciplinary strategies.

DeShawn Days by Tony Medina
Summary, prereading and comprehension questions, vocabulary, suggestions for use in literature circles, reader response and writing topics, ESL and interdisciplinary strategies.

I and I Bob Marley by Tony Medina
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

Love to Langston by Tony Medina
Summary, prereading and comprehension questions, vocabulary, suggestions for use in literature circles, reader response and writing topics, ESL and interdisciplinary strategies.

Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut by Janet Michaels
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Writing task for Ellen Ochoa, Astronaut by Janet Michaels
Document includes writing prompt, graphic organizer, student handout, and model essay. Word processor required for access.

William Miller
Teaching guides for Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree and other books.

Uncle Jed's Barbershop by Margaree King Mitchell
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Finding Zola by Marianne Mitchell
This teacher guide offers a prereading question, comprehension questions using Bloom's Taxonomy, and ideas for projects that address multiple intelligences.

Hammer of Witches by Shana Mlawski
13 discussion questions.

Shana Mlawski
Author interview with emphasis on Hammer of Witches .

Ken Mochizuki
Lesson plans and teaching ideas for Baseball Saved Us , more.

My Rows and Piles of Coins by Tololwa M. Mollel
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Short Adventure Stories
After reading a Choose your own Adventure book by R. A. Montgomery, writers will create an original three-paragraph adventure story. First, each writer will create an original adventurer. Next, each writer will place the adventurer in a brief, organized adventure that could then be expanded into an entire story. This lesson focuses on organization and sentence fluency.

Pat Mora
Lesson plans for Tomas and the Library Lady , more.

If You Lived at the Time of the American Revolution by Kay Moore
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

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.

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

Mel's Diner by Marissa Moss
Questions with emphasis on economic concepts of entrepreneur, goods and services, and consumer.

Mighty Jackie, the Strike-out Queen by Marissa Moss
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Mighty Jackie, the Strike-out Queen by Marissa Moss
Writing task includes prompt, graphic organizer, student handouts, and model essay. Emphasis is on providing evidence to support an inference. 7 pages; word processor required for access.

I Want to Be by Tylias Moss
Illustrator Jerry Pinkney reads aloud from I Want to Be in this downloadable YouTube video (5:25).

The Cow that Went Oink by Bernard Most
Four literacy activities: retelling the story, writing a letter, learning syllables, and changing the setting. Adobe Reader required for access.

Dancing Rainbows by Evelyn Clarke Mott
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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