Katherine Paterson
Lesson plans for Bridge to Terabithia and other books

| Biography | | Bridge to Terabithia | | The Great Gilly Hopkins | | Jacob Have I Loved | | Lyddie | | The Master Puppeteer | | The Same Stuff as Stars |


A video interview with Katherine Paterson
Biography, bibliography, short video clips, and transcript.

Bridge to Terabithia

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The Great Gilly Hopkins

The Great Gilly Hopkins
These online games are great for vocabulary practice.

The Great Gilly Hopkins : Characterization and Prediction
Students prepare a mock trial to determine Gilly's guardianship.

Jacob Have I Loved

Captured: America in Color from 1939-1943
Color photographs of American life during the Depression.

Jacob Have I Loved
Summary and 14 discussion questions.

Jacob Have I Loved
Anticipation guide. Access requires Adobe Reader.

Biopem writing task, including a model. Access requires Adobe Reader.

Photographs from the Great Depression: Jacob Have I Loved
Students use resources from the American Memory Project to gain insight into the setting. Among the links on this page is one to a reading guide.

Vision of Self in Katherine Paterson's Jacob Have I Loved
Critical essay from the ALAN review.


Katherine Paterson's Lyddie : Travel Within and Beyond
A critical essay from the ALAN review.

Review, discussion topics, activities, and related books.

The Master Puppeteer

The Master Puppeteer
Suggestions for post-reading activities.

The Same Stuff as Stars

The Same Stuff as Stars
Summary and 11 discussion questions.

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