Virginia Hamilton
Lesson plans for The House of Dies Drear and other books

| Biography and Background | | Anthony Burns | | The House of Dies Drear | | M. C. Higgins, the Great | | Zeely |

Biography and Background

Biography Writer's Worship with Patricia and Frederick McKissack
Students learn how to research and write a biographical sketch, including research and writing strategies. They can also receive a Certificate of Achievement. Sample biography of Frederick Douglass is available onsite.

Anthony Burns

Anthony Burns
Suggestions for a thematic approach, a pre-reading activity, and interdisciplinary post-reading activities.

The House of Dies Drear

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M. C. Higgins, the Great

M. C. Higgins, the Great
Ten questions for writing and/or discussion.

M. C. Higgins, the Great . Adobe Reader required for these resources.


Zeely by Virginia Hamilton
Eight discussion questions.

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