Tomás and the Library Lady by Pat Mora
Lesson plans and teaching resources

Teacher Guide for Tomás and the Library Lady
Prereading activities, discussion questions, cross-curricular learning activities, and post-reading activities. Follow the link for a 10-page guide requiring Adobe Reader.

Tomás and the Library Lady
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

Tomás and the Library Lady
Summary, vocabulary, discussion questions, response activities, writing. Supporting videos from YouTube.

Tomás and the Library Lady
Students can read along with this YouTube video (9:52).

Tomás and the Library Lady
4-day unit plan with emphasis on making predictions and inferences. 5 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Tomás and the Library Lady
Summary and 6 discussion questions. Follow links to supporting skill builder sites.

Tomás and the Library Lady Enrichment Guide
Summary, background information, pre-reading activities, ideas to motiviate young readers, map practice, a few words of Spanish, key quotations, post-reading questions. Designed to accompany a theatrical production but adaptable for reading in the classroom. 23 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Writing task for Tomás and the Library Lady
Includes prompt, graphic organizer, student handouts, sample essay. Emphasis is on providing evidence to support an inference. 6 pages; word processor required.



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