Teaching with Classic Children's Books :
Study Guides and Lesson Plans
Aides for teaching children's literature
See links below for study guides and lesson plans to use when teaching these beloved
children's classic stories. Each of these books are time-tested and child-loved. Highly
recommend all these classics to anyone seeking values-based education and good moral
stories for elementary and middle-school classes and for use in home schooling.
Lesson Plans for Classic Children's Books:
1990s Newbery Medl Winners
provides background on the authors, summaries, character descriptions and character maps,
plus class activities and review exercises for each of the 10 Newberry winners from the
1990s : Holes, Out of the Dust, View from Saturday, Midwife's Apprentice, Walk Two Moons,
The Giver, Missing May, Shiloh, Maniac Magee, Number the Stars.
Teaching Newbery Medal Winner Books
Engaging Discussion Questions, Vocabulary Builders, Writing Prompts, and Great Literature
Response Activities These easy, motivating activities take students "into,"
"through," and "beyond" 25 of your favorite Newbery books. Students
will love and learn from these classroom-tested prompts, activities, and vocabulary
builders. Books include: Out of the Dust, Shiloh, Maniac Magee, Walk Two Moons,
Hatchet, and 20 others. Includes lots of student samples.