Children's Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Wolf-Wyeth

Coming to America: A Muslim Family's Story by Bernard Wolf
This teacher's guide includes background information, prereading questions, vocabulary words, discussion questions, ideas for literature circles and writing, ESL strategies, and interdisciplinary connections.

Janet Wong
Video interview of the author.

Easter Egg Eggstravaganza
Computer and language arts skills will be introduced, reinforced and enriched through Easter activities related to the book The Golden Egg by A. J. Wood.

Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood
In these 4 activities students work with similes, learn about the author, and categorize animals. Adobe Reader required for access.

The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Don and Audrey Wood
This lesson begins on p. 44 (48th page of document). It includes pre-reading, during-reading, and post-reading questions, extension activities, and a take-home activity. Adobe Reader required. This document is very large; let it load completely before you work with it.

The Napping House by Audrey Wood
In this lesson beginning readers find patterns in literature. Students will find the differences among visual characteristics in the illustrations of the story.

The Napping House by Audrey Wood
This lesson begins on p. 57 (61st page of document). It includes pre-reading song and discussion, during-reading, and post-reading discussion, extension activities, and a take-home activity. Also included: printable suggestions for making blocks. Adobe Reader required. This document is very large; let it load completely before you work with it.

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

Gotta Go Back in Time
Inspired by the chapter book George Washington's Socks by Elvira Woodruff, the students will be writing a fact-based story about an adventure back in time. The students will choose an era they wish to travel back in time to and visit. Upon their return in their story, they will need to bring back one artifact from that time period. This paper is a personal reflection but also guides students into learning about a significant time in history.

When Esther Morris Headed West by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge
Writing task includes prompt, graphic organizer, student handout, and model essay. Emphasis is on providing evidence to support an inference. 7 pages; word processor required for access.

Something Beautiful by Sharon Dennis Wyeth
Summary, analysis, and 4 sets of discussion questions based on themes in the story.



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