Teaching Middle Grade Genre Books

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  • Available Lessons: 192
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    Wizard of Oz Lesson Plan
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You can use this helpful teacher resource course to effectively teach middle grades genre books. Here you'll find lessons, quizzes, videos and more to introduce into your curriculum and classrooms immediately as they appear here or with whatever modifications are needed to meet your goals.
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5 chapters in Teaching Middle Grade Genre Books

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Lesson 1 - Wizard of Oz Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - The False Prince Discussion Questions
Lesson 3 - Artemis Fowl Discussion Questions
Lesson 4 - The Wind in the Willows Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - The Tale of Despereaux Activities
Lesson 6 - Clockwork by Philip Pullman Activities
Lesson 7 - A Mutiny In Time Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Unusual Chickens For the Exceptional Poultry Farmer Discussion Questions
Lesson 9 - The Sword in the Tree Lesson Plan
Lesson 10 - The Sword & The Circle Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - The Sword & The Circle: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The Scarecrow and His Servant Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - The Scarecrow and His Servant: Characters & Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Ella Enchanted Lesson Plan
Lesson 15 - Ella Enchanted: Book Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - The Magician's Elephant Lesson Plan
Lesson 17 - The Hobbit Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - The Hobbit Pre-Reading Activities
Lesson 19 - The Hobbit Comprehension Questions
Lesson 20 - The Hobbit Discussion Questions
Lesson 21 - Coraline Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - The Lightning Thief Lesson Plan
Lesson 23 - The Lightning Thief: Book Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - The Lightning Thief Discussion Questions
Lesson 25 - The Lightning Thief Comprehension Questions
Lesson 26 - Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief Discussion Questions
Lesson 27 - Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Discussion Questions
Lesson 28 - Black Ships Before Troy Lesson Plan
Lesson 29 - Black Ships Before Troy: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - Peter Pan Lesson Plan
Lesson 31 - Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - Wolf Brother Lesson Plan
Lesson 33 - Wolf Brother Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 34 - Ninth Ward Book Lesson Plan
Lesson 35 - Ninth Ward Book Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 36 - Coraline Book Activities
Lesson 37 - Enders Game Discussion Questions
Lesson 38 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Discussion Questions
Lesson 39 - Son of Neptune Discussion Questions
Lesson 40 - Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy Discussion Questions
Lesson 41 - The Alchemist Project Ideas
Lesson 42 - Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher Discussion Questions
Lesson 43 - A Snicker of Magic Discussion Questions
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Lesson 1 - Island of the Blue Dolphins Activities
Lesson 2 - Island of the Blue Dolphins Comprehension Questions
Lesson 3 - Island of the Blue Dolphins Discussion Questions
Lesson 4 - The Cay Pre-Reading Activities
Lesson 5 - The Cay Comprehension Questions
Lesson 6 - The Cay Discussion Questions
Lesson 7 - The Sign of the Beaver Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - The Sign of the Beaver: Summary & Author  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Sign of the Beaver Comprehension Questions
Lesson 10 - The Sign of the Beaver Project Ideas
Lesson 11 - Island of the Blue Dolphins Lesson Plan
Lesson 12 - Island of the Blue Dolphins Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Earthquake Terror Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Earthquake Terror Book Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Running Out of Time Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Running Out of Time: Book Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Running Out of Time: Characters & Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Big Wave Lesson Plan
Lesson 19 - The Big Wave by Pearl S. Buck: Book Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Treasure Island Lesson Plan
Lesson 21 - Treasure Island: Summary, Characters & Author  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - Treasure Island: Themes & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Summer of the Monkeys Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - Summer of the Monkeys: Book Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Michael Morpurgo's The Last Wolf Lesson Plan
Lesson 26 - Michael Morpurgo's The Last Wolf Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 27 - Touching Spirit Bear Lesson Plan
Lesson 28 - Touching Spirit Bear: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 29 - The Compound Novel Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - The Compound: Book Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 31 - Code Orange Novel Lesson Plan
Lesson 32 - Code Orange Book Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Peak Novel Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - Peak by Roland Smith: Book Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 35 - Homecoming Novel Lesson Plan
Lesson 36 - Homecoming by Cynthia Voigt: Book Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 37 - After the First Death Novel Lesson Plan
Lesson 38 - After the First Death: Book Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 39 - After the First Death: Book Characters & Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 40 - Nightmare Mountain Lesson Plan
Lesson 41 - Nightmare Mountain Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 42 - Lost in the River of Grass Lesson Plan
Lesson 43 - Lost in the River of Grass Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 44 - The Waterfall by Jonathan London Lesson Plan
Lesson 45 - The Waterfall by Jonathan London Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 46 - I Survived the Shark Attacks of 1916 Lesson Plan
Lesson 47 - Where the Red Fern Grows Project Ideas
Lesson 48 - The Cay Unit Plan
Lesson 49 - Three Times Lucky Discussion Questions
Lesson 50 - Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson Discussion Questions
Lesson 51 - Touching Spirit Bear Project Ideas
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Lesson 1 - Dragonwings Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - Dragonwings by Laurence Yep: Summary & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Letters from Rifka Questions
Lesson 4 - Harlem Summer Lesson Plan
Lesson 5 - Harlem Summer by Walter Dean Myers: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Bud, Not Buddy Lesson Plan
Lesson 7 - Bud, Not Buddy Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Bud, Not Buddy Discussion Questions
Lesson 9 - Bud, Not Buddy Comprehension Questions
Lesson 10 - Bud, Not Buddy Project Ideas
Lesson 11 - Al Capone Does My Shirts Unit Plan
Lesson 12 - Al Capone Does My Shirts Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - Al Capone Does My Shirts Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Al Capone Does My Shirts Comprehension Questions
Lesson 15 - Al Capone Does My Shirts Discussion Questions
Lesson 16 - Al Capone Does My Shirts Activities
Lesson 17 - Soldier X Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - Soldier X: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Summer of My German Soldier Activities
Lesson 20 - Refugee by Alan Gratz Discussion Questions
Lesson 21 - Homeless Bird Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan: Summary & Setting  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan: Characters & Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 24 - Mississippi Trial, 1955 Lesson Plan
Lesson 25 - Mississippi Trial, 1955: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 26 - Revolution is Not a Dinner Party Lesson Plan
Lesson 27 - Revolution is Not a Dinner Party Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Journey to Jo'burg Lesson Plan
Lesson 29 - Journey to Jo'burg Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 30 - Kiss the Dust Lesson Plan
Lesson 31 - Kiss the Dust: Summary & Themes  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - Kiss the Dust: Characters & Quotes  Take Quiz
Lesson 33 - Neil Armstrong is My Uncle Discussion Questions
Lesson 34 - Tulsa Burning Lesson Plan
Lesson 35 - Tulsa Burning by Anna Myers: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 36 - The Hardy Boys Lesson Plan
Lesson 37 - The Hardy Boys: Books & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 38 - The Watsons Go to Birmingham Lesson Plan
Lesson 39 - The Watsons Go to Birmingham Project Ideas
Lesson 40 - The Watsons Go to Birmingham Discussion Questions
Lesson 41 - The Wednesday Wars Discussion Questions
Lesson 42 - One-Eyed Cat Lesson Plan
Lesson 43 - One-Eyed Cat: Book Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 44 - Molokai by Alan Brennert Discussion Questions
Lesson 45 - The Year of Miss Agnes Discussion Questions
Lesson 46 - Bud, Not Buddy Unit Plan
Lesson 47 - Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Project Ideas
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Lesson 1 - Historical Fiction Lesson Plan
Lesson 2 - What is Historical Fiction? - Definition, Characteristics, Books & Authors  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Encounter by Jane Yolen Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - Encounter by Jane Yolen Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Crispin: The Cross of Lead Discussion Questions
Lesson 6 - Catherine Called Birdy Discussion Questions
Lesson 7 - Blood on the River Lesson Plan
Lesson 8 - Blood on the River: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Blood on the River Questions
Lesson 10 - Johnny Tremain Lesson Plan
Lesson 11 - Johnny Tremain: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Johnny Tremain Activities
Lesson 13 - Chains Novel Lesson Plan
Lesson 14 - Chains: Book Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Sophia's War Lesson Plan
Lesson 16 - Sophia's War: Book Summary, Theme & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Indian Captive Lesson Plan
Lesson 18 - Indian Captive: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Wolf by the Ears Lesson Plan
Lesson 20 - Wolf by the Ears Book Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - Lyddie Lesson Plan
Lesson 22 - Lyddie by Katherine Paterson: Book Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Weasel Novel Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - Weasel: Book Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 25 - Weasel Book Activities
Lesson 26 - The Secret Garden Lesson Plan
Lesson 27 - The Secret Garden Book Summary  Take Quiz
Lesson 28 - Caddie Woodlawn Book Discussion Questions
Lesson 29 - The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle Discussion Questions
Lesson 30 - Grasshopper Summer Lesson Plan
Lesson 31 - Streams to the River, River to the Sea: Summary & Characters  Take Quiz
Lesson 32 - Heart of a Samurai Discussion Questions

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