Laurence Yep
Lesson plans for Dragonwings , The Lost Garden , more

| Biography and Background | | Dragonwings | | The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung | | The Lost Garden | | The Star Fisher | | Other Stories |

Biography and Background

A video interview with Laurence Yep
Biography, bibliography, video clips, and transcript.

The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung

The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a writing task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

The Lost Garden

Discovering Ourselves in Literature and Life
Students read a variety of texts, including Yep's The Lost Garden, exploring the question, "Who am I?" This page includes 13 activities related to the theme.

Immigration to the United States
This unit on immigration uses fiction and nonfiction, such as The Lost Garden. Includes writing structure, discussion questions, and an evaluation rubric.

The Star Fisher

The Star Fisher
Suggestions for pre-reading, during-reading, and post-reading activities.

The Star Fisher
Insights for teachers.

Other Stories

Modern Literature and the Arts, Seen through the Experience of American Immigrants
This unit plan uses Yep's "The Great Rat Hunt" and 4 other works to help students further develop their knowledge of the connections between literature and the arts and be able to connect their personal experiences with people who have immigrated to the United States. All of the stories can be found in McDougal Littel's The Language of Literature. Designed for 8th grade.