Ch 16: Louis Sachar Books Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

Check out these Louis Sachar book lesson plan outlines to create your own engaging lesson plans for your English classes. Each outline comes with an accompanying video lesson you can use to engage your students.

Louis Sachar Books Lesson Plans - Chapter Summary

If you need to create a syllabus for Louis Sachar books, these video lesson plans will show you how to strategically present the material for your classes. These videos will cover lesson plans for the following Louis Sachar novels:

  • Holes
  • Sideways Stories from Wayside School

You'll also learn classroom activities you can use to present the material, as well as comprehension questions you can ask your students. You can also enhance your curriculum by showing your students the short and entertaining video lessons for each book.

How It Helps

  • Curriculum standards: Makes sure your Louis Sachar lessons meet education standards
  • Class discussion questions: Provides discussion questions you can ask your students
  • Additional resources: Contains supplemental video lessons you can use to enhance your Louis Sachar lesson plans

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning Louis Sachar book lessons easy.

  • Find lesson plans for specific Louis Sachar books you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your literature class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related Louis Sachar book lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important literature concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant Louis Sachar book-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

9 Lessons in Chapter 16: Louis Sachar Books Lesson Plans
Holes Book Activities

1. Holes Book Activities

Holes is a fictional story of a kid who was wrongly convicted and sent to a camp for punishment. These activities will familiarize students with the characters in the book, the setting and south Texas.

Holes Pre-Reading Activities

2. Holes Pre-Reading Activities

'Holes' by Louis Sachar is a novel about a boy who is convicted of a crime he didn't commit because of a curse. This lesson provides a variety of pre-reading activities to help students become more engaged with the story.

Holes Comprehension Questions

3. Holes Comprehension Questions

Focus student learning and assess comprehension using this lesson. Questions focusing on important aspects, like plot, setting and characters, are given on a variety of levels.

Holes Discussion Questions

4. Holes Discussion Questions

Teachers, in this lesson students will confirm their understanding of the book. Additionally, the questions challenge their critical thinking and analytical skills.

Sideways Stories from Wayside School Comprehension Questions

5. Sideways Stories from Wayside School Comprehension Questions

'Sideways Stories from Wayside School' by Louis Sachar is a fun read for students. Beyond the silliness lies a storyline of how to communicate in school, tolerate others' differences and tackle challenges. This lesson confirms students read the book and enhances their literary and analytical skills.

Small Steps Novel Lesson Plan

6. Small Steps Novel Lesson Plan

This lesson plan explores 'Small Steps' by Louis Sachar, in which a boy works to get his life back on track. After students have read the book, they will read this lesson, answer discussion questions, complete an activity, and take a quiz.

Small Steps: Summary & Quotes

7. Small Steps: Summary & Quotes

Armpit is getting his life back on track one step at a time - he's got a good job, and he's getting caught up in school. But things are about to get bumpy. Find out how in this summary with quotes from Louis Sachar's ''Small Steps.''

Holes by Louis Sachar Unit Plan

8. Holes by Louis Sachar Unit Plan

'Holes' is a popular novel for young adults by Louis Sachar about a teenager who is sentenced to a work camp after being falsely accused of theft. This asset serves as a guideline for teachers planning a unit of study about this book.

Holes Book Project Ideas

9. Holes Book Project Ideas

'Holes' is a young adult novel by Louis Sachar about a boy who is falsely accused of a crime and set to a juvenile corrections facility in the desert. This asset provides project ideas for this novel.

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