Robert Munsch Lesson Plan

Instructor: Suzanne Rose

Suzanne has taught all levels PK-graduate school and has a PhD in Instructional Systems Design. She currently teachers literacy courses to preservice and inservice teachers.

After learning about important events in the life of Robert Munsch, students will read and analyze his books 'with a writer's eye' to identify effective writing traits in his writing.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this lesson, students will:

  • identify books written by Robert Munsch
  • list several facts about Munsch's life
  • identify writing traits used by Munsch in his books


60-90 minutes

Curriculum Standards


With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.

Materials Needed

  • Projector or SMART Board to display the lesson
  • Photograph of Robert Munsch (printed or to display with projector)
  • Robert Munsch books mentioned in the lesson:
    • Love You Forever
    • Mud Puddle
    • Moose!
    • Alligator Baby
    • Angela's Airplane
    • Ribbon Rescue
    • Smelly Socks
    • The Boy in the Drawer
    • The Paper Bag Princess
  • drawing paper
  • crayons or markers

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