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Curriculum Connections From Past Seasons
Activities and Lesson Plans centered around books are a fun way to introduce new titles to students while increasing their reading and writing skills.

See Curriculum Connections for Spring 2004
 

 
Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School

You Can Quote Me
based on Dear Mrs. LaRue: Letters from Obedience School by Mark Teague

Activity: Students can check their understanding of the story by evaluating sentences about the plot. Have students draw a paw print in front of each statement that Ike wrote in a letter home.
 

Junie B. Jones: First Grade Toothless Wonder


Tooth Fairy Magic
based on Junie B. Jones: First Grade Toothless Wonder by Barbara Park

Activity: Students can sharpen their math skills with their favorite character, Junie B. Jones!
 


Grades 3–6
A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Carnivorous Carnival


Find That Word — Or Else!
based on A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Carnivorous Carnival by Lemony Snicket

Activity: Students find word definitions and then use them to solve the word search puzzle.
 

The Spider and the Fly


Predator and Prey
based on The Spider and the Fly by Mary Botham Howitt

Activity: Students explore science as they learn more about which animals are predators and which are prey.
 

Crispin: Cross of Lead


Family Tree
based on Crispin: Cross of Lead by Avi

Activity: Students will investigate their family history and share some facts about members of their family.

 


All Ages
Scholastic Atlas of the United States


Facts From Coast to Coast
based on Scholastic Atlas of the United States by David Rubel

Activity: Your students will have fun exploring facts about the United States and learning how to use an atlas reference book.

 


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