Olive Ann Burns, Cold Sassy Tree
Lesson plans and teaching resources

Cold Sassy Tree
A variety of reading strategies, including a prereading activity and vocabulary support. Adobe Reader needed for access.

Cold Sassy Tree Learn It Guide. Adobe Reader required for these resources.

The Hat Connection
This unit plan uses hats to connect literature, business, and history.

Suggestions for Pairing Contemporary Music and Canonical Literature
A list of songs that were inspired by reading literature. Organized by the last name of the author (e.g. Chinua Achebe, William Butler Yeats), the list includes song title, performer, year of release, and more. The list includes 6 songs inspired by Cold Sassy Tree .

Vocabulary List
A list of 115 words drawn from Chapter 1 of the novel. Each word is listed in the sentence in which it appears.



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