Young Adult Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Kamkwamba-Kurtz

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba
Lesson plans, video interviews, and other teaching resources.

Keely's Mountain
In this blended lesson supporting literacy skills, students are introduced to Keely, who feels that her identity as a Nipmuc Native American is weakened because there is no strong Nipmuc community around her. The video Keely made when she was young and felt discouraged is countered by her positive thoughts about identity when she is older. Students develop their literacy skills through an English language arts focus on symbolism. During this process, they read informational text, learn and practice vocabulary words, and explore content through videos and interactive activities. Designed for grades 5-8.

Peg Kehret
Lesson plans and resources for teaching Abduction! , more.

Daniel Keyes
Activities to support study of Flowers for Algernon .

Rukhsana Khan
Lesson plans for Dahling, If You Luv Me, Would You Please, Please Smile , others.

Sue Monk Kidd
Lesson plans for The Secret Life of Bees

Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs by Ron Koertge
Twenty discussion questions.

Nothing to Fear by Jackie French Koller. Adobe Reader required for these resources.

E. L. Konigsburg
Lesson plans and activities for From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and The View from Saturday .

Gordon Korman
Lesson plans and teaching ideas for No More Dead Dogs and other books.

Bicycle Madness by Jane Kurtz
Author's note, pre-reading activities, prediction guide, vocabulary, comprehension and discussion questions, reading comprehension strategies, and post-reading interdisciplinary activities.

The Feverbird's Claw by Jane Kurtz
This teacher guide offers comprehension questions, ideas for interdisciplinary projects, and several strategies to develop reading skills with this novel.



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