Karen Cushman
Lesson plans for Catherine, Called Birdie and other books

| Biography and Background | | The Ballad of Lucy Whipple | | Catherine, Called Birdie | | Matilda Bone | | The Midwife's Apprentice | | Rodzina |

Biography and Background

The Author Page
Karen Cushman answers questions from students.

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple
Six discussion questions.

Catherine, Called Birdie

Catherine, Called Birdie
Seven discussion questions.

Catherine, Called Birdie
Review, discussion points, activities, and related titles.

For Further Discussion
Ideas for discussing multiple works by Cushman, for cross-generational dialogue, and for exploring the author's craft.

The Middle Ages
Students would appreciate this informative series of pages on feudal life.

Matilda Bone

Matilda Bone
Five discussion questions.

The Midwife's Apprentice

Medieval Times
Cross-curricular learning activities for ELA, social studies, math, science, physical education, art, drama, and music. Designed for grades 5-6.

The Midwife's Apprentice
Seven discussion questions.

The Midwife's Apprentice
Questions for discussion and analysis. 2 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Rodzina

Rodzina
Seven discussion questions.



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