Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Shannon — Stuve-Bodeen

David Shannon
Lesson plans for A Bad Case of Stripes .

Teacher's Guide for Tub Toys by Terry Miller Shannon & Timothy Warner
Comprehension questions using Bloom's Taxonomy, and ideas for projects that address multiple intelligences.

Nate the Great: San Francisco Detective by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Michael Sharmat
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Nate the Great by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Students summarize a story using a story map and picture clues.

Trouble at Marsh Harbor by Susan Sharpe
Reading comprehension questions and practice with figurative language. Requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.

If You Made a Million by David Shwartz
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Blue Jasmine by Kashmira Sheth
Discusion questions and project ideas.

A Pardise Called Texas by Janice Jordan Shefelman. Adobe Reader required for these resources.

The Treasure by Uri Shulevitz
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Students work with vocabulary, character maps, third person point of view, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.

Five Little Peppers and How They Grew by Margaret Sidney
This readers group guide includes discussion questions and ideas for postreading activities.

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

Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa by Erica Silverman
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Includes chapter summaries, vocabulary, character maps, theme, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.

Shel Silverstein
Lesson plans and activities for The Giving Tree and other works.

A video interview with Seymour Simon
Biography, bibliography, video clips, and a transcript.

Hurricanes by Seymour Simon
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

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

When Shlemiel Went to Warsaw by Isaac Bashevis Singer
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

"Zlateh the Goat" by Isaac Bashevis Singer
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions and suggested evidence-based answers, academic vocabulary, a writing task with prompt and model response, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

"Zlateh the Goat" by Isaac Bashevis Singer
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Students work with vocabulary, point of view, figurative language, more. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.

Marilyn Singer
Author interview, emphasis on A Full Moon is Rising .

An Educator's Guide to Mirror, Mirror by Marilyn Singer
Learning activities tied to Common Core Standards, divided by story. This 4-page document requires Adobe Reader for access.

A video interview with Peter Sís
Biography, bibliography, video clips, and a transcript.

Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina
This 5-day unit plan incorporates literacy and cross-curricular activities. Lots of models, related links.

A Picture is Worth … A Thousand Different Stories: Using Visual Media to Engage the Imagination and Enhance Skills for Analyzing and Synthesizing Information
This extensive unit includes uses Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina to teach sequencing in Lesson Plan Two.

The Tooth by Avi Slodovnick
Resources here include a video of actor Annette Benning reading the story (4:55) and a downloadable activity guide with post-reading/post-listening activities.

Babu's Song by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen
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.



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