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Famous Children's Authors Lesson Plans

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Ch 1. Teaching Eric Carle Books {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[375347].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Eric Carle Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Eric Carle: Biography, Facts & Books Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361559].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361559].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Very Hungry Caterpillar Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - From Head to Toe by Eric Carle Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - The Grouchy Ladybug Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - Do You Want to Be My Friend? Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - The Mixed Up Chameleon Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - The Secret Birthday Message Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Have You Seen My Cat? Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Walter the Baker Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - The Very Quiet Cricket Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - Eric Carle Art Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - Eric Carle Art Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[452587].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[452587].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Teaching Patricia Polacco Books {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[375343].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
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Lesson 3 - Patricia Polacco: Books & Awards Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361531].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[361531].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - The Keeping Quilt Lesson Plan
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Lesson 6 - Bully by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - The Butterfly by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
Lesson 9 - Chicken Sunday Comprehension Questions
Lesson 10 - Some Birthday by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Thunder Cake by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Emma Kate by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - Christmas Tapestry by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Rechenka's Eggs by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Junkyard Wonders by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - Ginger and Petunia by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - Babushka's Doll by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - Thank You, Mr. Falker Lesson Plan
Lesson 20 - Bun Bun Button Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - Mr. Lincoln's Way Lesson Plan
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Lesson 23 - My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - Just Plain Fancy by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
Lesson 25 - The Graves Family Goes Camping Lesson Plan
Lesson 26 - The Graves Family by Patricia Polacco Lesson Plan
Lesson 27 - The Lemonade Club Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - The Art of Miss Chew Lesson Plan
Lesson 29 - January's Sparrow Lesson Plan
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Lesson 31 - Pink & Say Lesson Plan
Lesson 32 - Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco: Summary, Characters & Themes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[312969].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[312969].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Dr. Seuss Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - The Lorax Lesson Plan
Lesson 3 - Dr. Seuss's Biography & Books: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[139974].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[139974].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Oh, the Places You'll Go Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - How the Grinch Stole Christmas Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - Dr. Seuss's Poems: Lesson for Kids Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138254].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[138254].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - The Lorax Comprehension Questions
Lesson 8 - The Lorax Discussion Questions
Lesson 9 - The Butter Battle Book Lesson Plan
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Lesson 11 - If I Ran The Circus Activities
Lesson 12 - How The Grinch Stole Christmas Activities & Games
Lesson 13 - My Many Colored Days Activities
Lesson 14 - The Sneetches Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Diversity Lesson for Kids: Definition & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[203407].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[203407].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 16 - One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - Oh the Places You'll Go Activities for Elementary School
Lesson 18 - Dr. Seuss Literacy Activities
Lesson 19 - The Foot Book Lesson Plan
Lesson 20 - The Cat in the Hat Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - If I Ran the Zoo Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - Dr. Seuss Math Activities
Lesson 23 - Dr. Seuss Science Activities
Lesson 24 - Dr. Seuss Political Cartoons: Explanation & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[397805].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[397805].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 25 - Great Day for Up Lesson Plan
Lesson 26 - Yertle the Turtle Lesson Plan
Lesson 27 - Fox in Socks Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - Green Eggs and Ham Lesson Plan
Lesson 29 - If I Ran the Rainforest Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - I am not Going to Get Up Today Lesson Plan
Lesson 31 - If I Ran the Circus Lesson Plan
Lesson 32 - Horton Hatches an Egg Lesson Plan
Lesson 33 - I Wish That I Had Duck Feet Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - There's a Wocket in my Pocket Lesson Plan
Lesson 35 - Dr. Seuss' Are You My Mother? Lesson Plan
Lesson 36 - Dr. Seuss' Wacky Wednesday Lesson Plan
Lesson 37 - Ten Apples on Top Lesson Plan
Lesson 38 - Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who Lesson Plan
Lesson 39 - Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? Lesson Plan
Lesson 40 - Daisy Head Mayzie Lesson Plan
Lesson 41 - Dr. Seuss Art Lesson Plan
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Ch 7. Teaching Beverly Cleary Books {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[159605].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Ramona the Pest Comprehension Questions
Lesson 2 - Ramona the Brave Comprehension Questions
Lesson 3 - Ramona & Her Father Comprehension Questions
Lesson 4 - Ramona Quimby, Age 8 Comprehension Questions
Lesson 5 - Ramona Quimby, Age 8 Activities
Lesson 6 - Henry Huggins Comprehension Questions
Lesson 7 - Henry Huggins Lesson Plan
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Lesson 9 - Henry & Ribsy Comprehension Questions
Lesson 10 - The Mouse and the Motorcycle Comprehension Questions
Lesson 11 - The Mouse & The Motorcycle Comprehension Questions
Lesson 12 - Runaway Ralph Comprehension Questions
Lesson 13 - Ralph S. Mouse Comprehension Questions
Lesson 14 - Dear Mr. Henshaw Lesson Plan
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Lesson 16 - Dear Mr. Henshaw Comprehension Questions
Lesson 17 - Dear Mr. Henshaw Activities
Lesson 18 - Muggie Maggie Comprehension Questions
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Lesson 1 - Hatchet Lesson Plan
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Lesson 3 - Pre-Reading Activities for Hatchet
Lesson 4 - Hatchet Activities & Projects
Lesson 5 - Hatchet Comprehension Questions
Lesson 6 - Hatchet Discussion Questions
Lesson 7 - The Time Hackers Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Woodsong Lesson Plan
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Lesson 10 - The Voyage of the Frog Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Nightjohn Lesson Plan
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Lesson 1 - James & the Giant Peach Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - James & the Giant Peach Activities
Lesson 3 - James & the Giant Peach Comprehension Questions
Lesson 4 - James & the Giant Peach Discussion Questions
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Lesson 7 - Matilda Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Matilda by Roald Dahl: Book Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[196333].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[196333].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Charlie & the Chocolate Factory Comprehension Questions
Lesson 10 - Charlie & the Chocolate Factory Discussion Questions
Lesson 11 - Matilda Comprehension Questions
Lesson 12 - Fantastic Mr. Fox Comprehension Questions
Lesson 13 - The BFG Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Roald Dahl's The BFG: Book Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[163093].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[163093].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 15 - The BFG Pre-Reading Activities
Lesson 16 - The BFG Activities & Projects
Lesson 17 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Lesson Plan
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Lesson 19 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Games & Activities
Lesson 20 - The Witches by Roald Dahl Lesson Plan
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Lesson 22 - The Magic Finger Lesson Plan
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Lesson 24 - The Magic Finger Activities
Lesson 25 - The Magic Finger Comprehension Questions
Lesson 26 - The Twits Lesson Plan
Lesson 27 - Roald Dahl Lesson for Kids: Biography & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145329].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145329].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 28 - Roald Dahl Lesson Plan
Lesson 29 - The Landlady by Roald Dahl Lesson Plan
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Lesson 31 - Man From the South by Roald Dahl Lesson Plan
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Lesson 33 - Going Solo by Roald Dahl Lesson Plan
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Lesson 35 - Boy by Roald Dahl Lesson Plan
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Lesson 37 - The Giraffe And The Pelly And Me Lesson Plan
Lesson 38 - Fantastic Mr. Fox Art Lesson Plan