Young Adult Literature Lesson Plans, Authors Tamaki-Tolkien
That's the Story of My Life: Creating Storyboards for Graphic Novels About Adolescence
Students consider stories about adolescence and adolescents, and then fictionalize a scene from their lives in storyboards for graphic novels. Includes an article about Mariko Tamaki's graphic novel Skim .
The Novels of Janet Tashjian
This 16-page document includes an author interview and discussion questions for these novels: Tru Confessions , Multiple Choice , Fault Line , The Gospel According to Larry , and Vote for Larry . Adobe Reader or compatible application required for access.
The Gospel According to Larry
This short video could serve as a prereading activity.
Lesson plans and teaching resources for Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry .
Lesson plans and teaching resources for The Cay .
"Amigo Brothers" by Piri Thomas
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Students work with vocabulary, comparing and contrasting, themes. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.
Lesson plans for Surviving the Applewhites .
J. R. R. Tolkien
Lesson plans and teaching resources for The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy, including The Fellowship of the Ring .