Laurie Halse Anderson
Lesson plans for Speak and other books

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Biography and Background

Mad Woman in the Forest
Laurie Halse Anderson's official Web site.


Catalyst Test
Thirty matching and multiple-choice questions.


This reading group guide includes discussion questions and ideas for postreading activities.

Vocabulary from Chains
Words are presented in context and with definitions. Click on a word for pronunciation, examples of recent use, more.

Fever 1793

Fever 1793
Designed for 7th grade, this unit plan includes a variety of learning activities organized by section. 51 pages; word processor required for access.

Fever 1793
Pre-reading, vocabulary practice, and discussion questions organized by chapter. Designed for grades 6-8, 45 pages. Adobe Reader required for access.

Fever 1793
Chapter-by-chapter study guide questions, vocabulary words and practice, and related links.

Fever 1793
Background information, discussion of theme, list of vocabulary words, project ideas, related websites. 9 pages; Adobe Reader required for access.

Fever 1793 – Teacher's Sections
Click on "curriculum links " for sites related to the historical background of the novel.

Integrating Literature and Social Studies with Fever 1793
Learning activities here include discussion questions organized by chapter and post-reading projects. 9 pages; Adobe Reader required. Designed for grade 5.


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