In Pieces and Players, the main characters from each of Blue Balliett's books come together to solve the ultimate art heist. Use these discussion questions and extension activities to teach with Blue Balliett's award-winning novels.
MORE IDEAS FOR SHARING BOOKS IN YOUR CLASSROOM
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
by J. K. Rowling
The first installment in the Harry Potter series assembles an unforgettable magical world and sets the stage for many high-stakes adventures to come.
The Ultimate Epic Guide to Using Dav Pilkey’s Books in the Classroom
by Dav Pilkey
Even the most reluctant readers just can't seem to get enough of Dav Pilkey's wedgie wielding superhero, Captain Underpants!
Additional Discussion Guides
Ten Little Fish
by Audrey Wood
Use Ten Little Fish to teach young students about the ocean and reinforce counting up to ten and back to one.
Additional Book-Based Lesson Plans
Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge
Encourage students to read all summer long with the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.
Students use the activity to generate a creative writing prompt and pick one of four formats to write their story.