A Guide for Using the Tale of Despereaux in the Classroom

Author: Melissa Hart
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
ISBN: 9781420631647
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Education

A teaching guide for the popular novel offers sample lesson plans, biographical information, vocabulary lists, research ideas, and pre- and post-reading activities.

A Guide for Using the Secret Garden in the Classroom

Author: Concetta Doti Ryan
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
ISBN: 9781557344144
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Education

Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.

The Mouse and the Motorcycle Literature Kit Gr 3 4

Author: Marie-Helen Goyetche
Publisher: Classroom Complete Press
ISBN: 9781553198598
Release Date: 2006-12-01
Genre: Education

Enjoy this tale of friendship and adventure, a new take on family vacations. Get your students thinking and predicting with the use of before and after you read questions. Answer opinion questions to set up the reading. Understand difficult words that will be used in the book. Use proof from the novel to find out why Ralph liked motorcycles so much. Students describe an exciting adventure they were a part of. Create new idioms like "quiet as a mouse". Identify problems Keith encounters in a flow chart, leading to how he solves each problem. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: Meet Ralph, the perky and reckless mouse that lives at Mountain View Inn. Vacationing boy Keith Gridley brings out his motorcycle, and through the mouse hole, Ralph falls in love with it. They become friends and share the motorcycle. Ralph gets into many entertaining situations. While on an errand to find an aspirin for his sick friend, Ralph gets caught by two teachers. Eventually Ralph escapes and finds an aspirin, which he brings to Keith. Now that Keith's family’s vacation is coming to an end, he wants to bring Ralph home with him. Ralph, however, wants to stay at the Inn, since this is his home. Keith gives his motorcycle to Ralph to enjoy as the two part ways.

A guide for using The very hungry caterpillar in the classroom based on the book written by Eric Carle

Author: Barbara Shilling
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: PSU:000049852806
Release Date: 1999-08-01
Genre: Education

Includes the following features: sample lesson plans, pre-reading activities, biographical sketch and picture of the author, book summary, vocabulary lists and vocabulary activity ideas, quizzes, hands-on projects, cooperative learning activities, cross-curricular activities, post-reading activities, book report ideas & research ideas.

A Guide for Using the Yearling in the Classroom

Author: Shirley E. Myers
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
ISBN: PSU:000049863222
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Language arts (Elementary)

Provides many activities to use when presenting The yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings. Projects include: pre-reading activities, biographical sketch, book summary, vocabulary lists, and book report activities.

A Guide for Using Madeline in the Classroom

Author: Cynthia Holzschuher
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
ISBN: PSU:000049799507
Release Date: 1995-02-20
Genre: Activity programs in education

Includes the following features: sample lesson plans, pre-reading activities, biographical sketch and picture of the author, book summary, vocabulary lists and vocabulary activity ideas, quizzes, hands-on projects, cooperative learning activities, cross-curricular activities, post-reading activities, book report ideas, & research ideas.