Will Hobbs
Lesson plans for Bearstone and other books

| Biography and Background | | Bearstone | | Crossing the Wire | | Down the Yukon | | Downriver | | Jackie's Wild Seattle | Jason's Gold | | River Thunder | | Take Me to the River | | Wild Man Island

Biography and Background

Will Hobbs Official Website: Teachers and Librarians
Follow links to find a variety of activities to accompany Bearstone , Kokopelli's Flute , and other books by Hobbs.

Bearstone

Bearstone , Will Hobbs
A synopsis of the story appears at the top of this page. Scroll to the link at the bottom for a 22-page study guide, including biography and a variety of reading and writing activities. The guide requires Adobe Reader for access.

Bearstone and Beardance
A list of 2 related titles and some postreading activities.

New 6/20 Bearstone Learn It Guide. Access requires Adobe Reader.

Crossing the Wire

Crossing the Wire
Discussion questions and activities to support reading. Access to this document requires a word processor.

Crossing the Wire
Discussion questions and activities to support reading. Access to this document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application.

Crossing the Wire
Postreading questions, cross-curricular activities, and 3 discussion questions.

Down the Yukon

Jason's Gold and Down the Yukon
A list of 5 postreading activities.

Downriver

Downriver
An introduction by the author followed by pre-reading activities, thematic connections, cross-curricular connections, and suggestions for vocabulary. Designed for grades 7-10.

Downriver
Prereading and during-reading strategies. Adobe Reader required for access.

Jackie's Wild Seattle

Jackie's Wild Seattle
A list of 10 postreading activities.

Jason's Gold

Jason's Gold
Summary, book talk, 12 discussion questions, and related titles.

Jason's Gold and Down the Yukon
A list of 5 postreading activities.

River Thunder

Downriver and River Thunder
Suggested resources and a list of 7 postreading activities.

River Thunder
An introduction by the author followed by pre-reading activities, thematic connections, cross-curricular connections, and suggestions for vocabulary.

Take Me to the River

Take Me to the River
In this YouTube video (6:01), the author offers a booktalk and shares some footage of the Santa Catalina Mountains in southern Arizona.

Wild Man Island

Wild Man Island
Suggested resources and a list of 10 postreading activities.



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