by Dav Pilkey
Lesson plans and teaching resources
This lesson plan focuses on sequencing. Includes graphic organizer. Word processor required for access.
Vocabulary, pre-reading and during-reading questions, and follow-up learning activities. Word processor required for access.
The lesson plan for The Paperboy begins on page 9 of this 28-page document. The lesson focuses on organization/sequencing and beginning/middle/end. Adobe Reader required for access.
Summary, before-reading and after-reading discussion questions. Designed to accompany a video, but these activities will also work with reading. One page; Adobe Reader required.
Once They're Hooked, Reel Them In: Writing Effective Endings
Students match ending lines selected from literature to the corresponding first lines by observing how the author has purposefully tied them together. The Paperboy is one of the mentor texts for this lesson.
Using Visualizations to Sequence a Story
Students draw and write in response to hearing the story read aloud, then they organize their pictures in sequence.