Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors O'Brien-Oxenbury

Mrs. Frisby and the Crow by Robert C. O'Brien
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and other learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Moonpie and Ivy by Barbara O'Connor
Pre-reading and prediction questions, comprehension questions using Bloom's Taxonomy, and ideas for projects addressing multiple intelligences.

Scott O'Dell
This page offers a variety of teaching resources for The Island of the Blue Dolphins and other books.

Estela's Swap by Alexis O'Neill
Summary, prereading activities, vocabulary, discussion questions, ideas for literature circles, ESL and interdisciplinary strategies, and more.

Estela's Swap by Alexis O'Neill
Questions with an emphasis on economic concepts of price, market, supply and demand, and trade and money.

I Wanna Iguana by Karen Kaufman Orloff
Lesson plans with emphasis on persuasive writing and other skills.

A Brave Hero
Using the book New York’s Bravest by Mary Pope Osborne about a fireman, students develop an understanding of heroes in everyday life and the difference between a celebrity and a hero. Includes vocabulary, discussion questions, assessment, extension activities. 3 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Zero by Kathryn Otoshi
Summary, analysis, and 5 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.

We're Going on a Bear Hunt! by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury
This lesson begins on p. 77 (81st page of document). It includes pre-reading discussion, during-reading, and post-reading suggestions with emphasis on sequencing, an extension activity, a take-home activity, and printable story cards. Adobe Reader required. This document is very large; let it load completely before you work with it.