Gennifer Choldenko, Al Capone Does My Shirts
Lesson plans and teaching resources

Gennifer Choldenko
The author's official site.

Gennifer Choldenko
A series of short interviews with the author.

Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
Reading questions, graphic organizers, vocabulary support, and more.

Al Capone Does my Shirts
Listen to the author tell how she got the idea to write the book. She also reads an excerpt from the opening.

Al Capone Does my Shirts
In this postreading project students decorate an actual shirt with pictures that illustrate their analysis of the story.

Al Capone Does my Shirts
Fifteen discussion questions and 4 learning activities.

An Educator's Guide to Al Capone Does my Shirts
Summary, pre-reading activities, learning activities organized by section of the boook with Common Core Standards indicated, and brief author interview. Designed for grades 4-6. 8 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Al Capone Shines my Shoes and Al Capone Does my Shirts
This 5-page handout includes discussion questions, printable bookmarks, and ideas for starting a book club. Adobe Reader required for access.

Travel Brochures: Highlighting the Setting of a Story
Students go through the research process, then take that information and turn it into a travel brochure.

Notes from a Liar and her Dog
Ten discussion questions.