About This Chapter
Teaching Pam Munoz Ryan Books - Chapter Summary
This chapter was assembled to provide teachers with a way to review examples of lesson plans for books by Pan Munoz Ryan. You will also be able to look over example questions that can be used to assess students' comprehension of the books or start classroom discussions. Some of the books covered in this chapter include:
- Amelia & Eleanor Go for a Ride
- Esperanza Rising
- Riding Freedom
- Becoming Naomi Leon
This resource covers these topics in short, mobile-device-compatible videos or manuscripts, so that you can utilize then where ever and whenever you may be creating your lessons plans.
How It Helps
- Class discussion questions: These resources will outline a few questions you can use to start classroom discussions about the works of Pam Munoz Ryan.
- Learning objectives: The resources presented in this chapter will highlight some of the key learning objectives you may want to incorporate in your lesson plans.
- Homework or class work suggestions: Get ideas of questions you can use to assess your students' comprehension of the books you may assign them to read by Pam Munoz Ryan.
How It Works
This helpful resource offers teachers lesson-plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning reading lessons easy.
- Find lesson plans for specific reading topics you want to cover in class.
- Formulate your reading class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
- Share the related reading 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 reading concepts from the lessons.
- Engage your students with relevant reading-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.
1. Amelia & Eleanor Go for a Ride Comprehension Questions
'Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride' is a true account of Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt and their glorious adventure. This lesson will provide comprehension questions based on this extraordinary example of friendship and bravery.
2. Esperanza Rising Comprehension Questions
Assess your students' understanding of important literary elements such as key plot points, character, and setting with this lesson plan focusing on the novel Esperanza Rising. Questions can be used with a wide range of reading levels.
3. Esperanza Rising Discussion Questions
Teachers, utilize this lesson to confirm your students' understanding of the book. Additionally, the extension questions will challenge their analytical and critical thinking skills.
4. Riding Freedom Discussion Questions
Older elementary students will enjoy the daring story of Charlotte '~'Charley'~' Parkhurst. This historical fiction book and discussion will fit into your third through fifth grade history and English classes.
5. Riding Freedom Comprehension Questions
Check your students' understanding of the book by assigning these comprehension questions. You can further enhance their critical thinking and analytical skills with It's All About What You Think questions.
6. Riding Freedom Activities
'Riding Freedom' is a book by Brian Selznick that combines history and fiction to create a fascinating tale. Use the activities in this asset to help students learn all they can from this story.
7. The Flag We Love Lesson Plan
''The Flag We Love'' combines a poem about the flag with informational text that provides details about the poem. In this lesson plan, students will read a text lesson, read ''The Flag We Love'', and complete both a main topic and opinion writing activity.
8. Summary of The Flag We Love by Pam Munoz Ryan
Grab a front row seat to a red, white, and blue journey through American history! In this lesson, we'll summarize Pam Muñoz Ryan's 'The Flag We Love' and learn more about the history of this American symbol.
9. Becoming Naomi Leon Lesson Plan
Becoming Naomi Leon is about a shy little girl who shows bravery in the midst of a storm. This lesson includes a text lesson, discussion questions, activity and quiz.
10. Esperanza Rising Unit Plan
This 'Esperanza Rising' unit plan, geared toward middle school students, will help you teach the novel's historical context and literary elements. In addition, resources are provided to help you guide meaningful peer discussion of central themes.
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