Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Dahl-Donnelly

Roald Dahl
Texts and lesson ideas for Dahl's stories, including "Beware of the Dog" and the classic horror story, "Man from the South."

A collection of teaching resources.

Edwidge Danticat
Links to a variety of articles and interviews from the New York Times.

Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat
Summary, author biography, timeline of Haitian history, guided reading questions and writing prompts organized by story, links to additional information. 13 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Guy de Maupassant
Lesson plans and online texts for "The Necklace" and other stories.

Daniel Defoe Study Questions
This page has 10 questions on Robinson Crusoe for writing or discussion.

Waterlily by Ella Cara Deloria
Lesson plans and teaching resources for this nonfiction book include discussion questions, writing prompts, classroom activities, and vocabulary.

"Scholar and Gypsy" by Anita Desai
Eight discussion questions.

Charles Dickens
A collection of teaching resources.

Annie Dillard
Reviews, articles by and about Dillard, and related links from the New York Times Archives.

"The Force that Drives the Flower"
Text of Annie Dillard's essay.

An American Childhood by Annie Dillard
An anticipation guide, vocabulary strategies, and other support for the book.

A Teacher's Guide to the Plume Edition of E. L. Doctorow's City of God
Pre-reading, during reading, and post-reading questions along with suggestions for a variety of approaches. This 9-page document requires Adobe Reader for access.

A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly
Discussion questions, background information, Socratic Seminar topics, research topics, practice with context clues: lesson plans and teaching resources.