Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Na-Nye

A Step From Heaven by An Na
Book talk and 10 discussion questions for 6th grade and up.

The Other Side of Truth by Beverly Naidoo
Summary, 9 discussion questions, and related titles.

Yang the Second and her Secret Admirers by Lensey Namioka
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Writing task for Yang the Third and Her Impossible Family by Lensey Namioka
This packet includes writing prompt, graphic organizer, student handouts, and a sample essay. Emphasis is on providing evidence to support an inference. 7 pages; word processor required for access.

Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Lesson plans for Shiloh .

Looks Like Snow
This lesson uses the book The Jacket I Wear In The Snow by Shirley Neitzel to build writing skills as well as introduce students to the skills of alphabetizing, sequencing, and recognizing synonyms. This lesson could be used to integrate a winter weather unit into the Language Arts curriculum.

We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson
Scroll to page 4 of this document to find a summary, 10 discussion questions and learning activities, and related titles. Adobe Reader required.

Vocabulary from Kadir Nelson's We Are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball
Words are presented in context and with definitions. Click on a word for pronunciation, examples of recent use, more.

We are the Ship: The Story of Negro League Baseball by Kadir Nelson
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Students work with vocabulary, point of view, integrating information, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.

Quiet Hero by S. D. Nelson
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.

Yummy: The Last Days of Southside Shorty by G. Neri
23 discussion questions.

Hachiko Waits by Lesléa Newman
Summary, prereading activity, discussion questions, and cross-curricular connections. Access to this 4-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application.

Bein' with You this Way by W. Nikola-Lisa
This 5-page teacher's guide includes background information, prereading questions, during- and after-reading suggestions, ESL/ELL strategies, and interdisciplinary connections.

How We Are Smart by W. Nikola-Lisa
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.

My Teacher Can Teach … Anyone! by W. Nikola-Lisa
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.

Charlie Bone and the Invisible Boy by Jenny Nimmo
Book talk, 10 discussion questions, and related titles for 4th grade and up.

Joan Lowery Nixon
Teaching resources for the Orphan Train series and other books.

Jerdine Nolen Lesson Plans
Vocabulary, writing, and other learning activities for Raising Dragons , Thunder Rose , and other books.

When Esther Morris Headed West by Connie Nordheim
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

A Teacher's Guide for I Know a Wee Piggy by Kimberly Norman
Pre-reading activities, reading questions, vocabulary words, a writing activity, rhyming words, cross-curricular connections, and 3 printable worksheets. This 9-page guide requires Adobe Reader for access.

Sterling North paper dolls
Downloadable and printable paper dolls.

The Borrowers by Mary Norton
A Reader's Theater script for 5 voices, ages 11-14.

Laura Numeroff
Lesson plans for If You Give a Mouse a Cookie , more.

The Last Dragon by Susan Miho Nunes
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Thematic Unit Based on Multicultural Children's Literature
This series of lessons focuses on the relationship between children and grandparents. Lesson #2 uses Sitti's Secrets by Naomi Shihab Nye.



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