Doris Buchanan Smith
Lesson plans for A Taste of Blackberries

Beacon Teacher Lesson Plans: A Taste of Blackberries
Students use "reader response bookmarks" to help analyze the text. They also write letters to a character in the book. Standards-based, complete with assessment.

Comparing/Contrasting Characters
After reading chapter 1, students use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the two main characters. Standards-based, designed for fifth graders.

E-themes: A Taste of Blackberries
Links to 11 resources on blackberries, friendship, allergies, and bees.