Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Richardson-Rylant

And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
Summary and 7 sets of discussion questions based on different aspects of the book.

Mouse Mess by Linnea Riley
This 5-day unit plan includes downloadable support materials.

Ann Rinaldi
Lesson plans, biography, and activities for this award-winning children's author.

Faith Ringgold
Lesson plans for Tar Beach , Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad , more.

Fenway Fever by John Ritter Teacher's Guide and Lesson Plans
Discussion questions, language study, writing prompts, and project ideas. This 8-page document requires Adobe Reader for access.

The Best School Year Ever by Barbara Robinson
Summary and 10 activities.

Thomas Rockwell
Lesson plans and learning activities for How to Eat Fried Worms .

It Doesn't Have To Be This Way / No tiene que ser así by Luis Rodríguez
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 Friend Rabbit by Eric Rohmann
This teacher guide includes a summary, ideas for writing, and other post-reading activities.

Michael Rosen's Sad Book by Michael Rosen
Summary, analysis, and 3 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.

You are SO not invited to my Bat Mitzvah! by Fiona Rosenbloom
Discussion questions, ideas for projects, and an author interview.

Rugby and Rosie by Nan Parson Rossiter
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 Mangrove Tree by Susan L. Roth, Cindy Trumbore
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.

Parrots Over Puerto Rico by Susan L. Roth, Cindy Trumbore
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.

Susan L. Roth and Cindy Trumbore
Author interview.

J. K. Rowling
Lesson plans and teaching ideas for the Harry Potter novels.

Mama's Window by Lynn Rubright
Summary and ideas for cross-curricular activities.

Lily's Ghosts by Laura Ruby
Discussion questions, a graphic organizer, and cross-curricular activities.

Night of the Twisters by Ivy Ruckman
Prereading, during reading, and cross-curricular postreading activities. This lesson is designed for grades 4 and 5.

Tofu Quilt by Ching Russell
18 discussion questions.

Aero and Officer Mike by Joan Russell
This lesson plan is designed to span 5 days. It includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. 9 pages; word processor required.

Aero and Officer Mike by Joan Russell
This writing task includes a prompt, graphic organizer, student handouts, and a model essay. Emphasis is on providing evidence. 5 pages; word processor required.

My Librarian is a Camel by Margriet Ruurs
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Includes comparing/contrasting, working with evidence, vocabulary, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.

Pam Muñoz Ryan
Lesson plans for Esperanza Rising , When Marian Sang .

Butterfly Tales
Using Where Butterflies Grow by Joanne Ryder, students will describe and discuss the cycles of the butterfly. Students will use the writing process to demonstrate their knowledge of butterflies by writing their own butterfly tale.

Cynthia Rylant
Lesson plans and teaching ideas for the Henry and Mudge books, All I See , Birthday Presents , Missing May , Waiting to Waltz: A Childhood , and When I was Young in the Mountains .



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