Young Adult Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Smucker-Suarez

High Elk's Treasure by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve
This 22-page Teacher's Guide includes author and background information, reader response questions, graphic organizers for analysis, and suggestions for related reading. Requires Adobe Reader for access.

Lemony Snicket
Activities to support books from the Series of Unfortunate Events .

Finding My Hat by John Son
Scroll down to find a summary and discussion questions related to character analysis and to setting.

Gary Soto
Teaching suggestions for "Baseball in April" and other works.

Elizabeth George Speare
Lesson plans and learning activities for The Witch of Blackbird Pond and other Speare novels.

Jerry Spinelli
Lesson plans and ideas for Maniac Magee and Wringer .

Shabanu: Daughter of the Wind by Suzanne Fisher Staples
Author biography, background information, and a wealth of teaching support: prereading activities, vocabulary, graphic organizers, comprehension questions, and more. This 25-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.

Talking with Shirley Sterling
Transcript of interview, photograph of Sterling. Follow links to biography, summary of My Name is Seepeetza .

"The Lady or the Tiger?" by Frank Stockton
Vocabulary, questions, and learning activities.

Project 17 by Laurie Faria Stolarz
Booktalk, discussion questions, and ideas for crosscurricular projects.

Cezanne Pinto by Mary Stoltz
Author biography, background information, and a wealth of teaching support: prereading activities, vocabulary words, graphic organizers, comprehension questions, and more. Access to this 25-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application.

A Bad Boy can be Good for a Girl by Tanya Lee Stone
Author interview, discussion questions, a few comprehension questions, and suggestions for projects.

The Wave by Todd Strasser
Summary, media connections, related titles, links to teaching about the Holocaust. Scroll to the bottom for teaching ideas for this book.

Flight to Freedom by Ana Veciana-Suarez
A summary and discussion questions related to character analysis, setting, and theme.



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