Sharon Creech Teacher Resources
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So Much Depends Upon...Sixteen-Word Imagery Poems Inspired by Love that Dog by Sharon Creech
After reading Love That Dog by Sharon Creech (and possibly shedding a few tears), middle schoolers work on their own sixteen-word poems with a Six Trait writing activity. They focus on word choice in this activity to capture an interesting image in just sixteen words.
6th - 7th Language Arts 18 Views 60 Downloads
Walk Two Moons: Magic Square Vocabulary Assignment
Readers work alone or in groups on complete a vocabulary exercise designed to be used with Sharon Creech’s Walk Two Moons. Using the magic square format, learners match the vocabulary words with their definitions. An answer sheet is included.
7th - 9th Language Arts 7 Views 8 Downloads
LITERATURE: "WALK TWO MOONS" BY SHARON CREECH
Students explore websites about the book "Walk Two Moons" by Sharon Creech. They discuss questions, lesson plans, games, quizzes, and more. Includes relevant maps and information with dealing with grief and death.
5th - 7th Language Arts 9 Views 62 Downloads
Walk Two Moons: The Lunatic Mystery Case Book
Here’s the meatball in the bowl of spaghetti. Readers build a Lunatic Mystery Case Book, collecting evidence to support their prediction about the identity of the lunatic in Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech’s Newbery Medal winning novel. Your pupils’ brains won’t be empty when they finish these exercises.
7th - 9th Language Arts 6 Views 11 Downloads
A Fine, Fine Reader
Students practice reading more fluently by giving them experience reading various character parts in a story and expressing the attitude of their character. They interact with the book, "A Fine, Fine School," by Sharon Creech as well as a list of sentences from the teacher.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 4 Views 24 Downloads
So Much Depends Upon...
Examine voice and word choice in poetry with this Six Traits of Writing lesson. After listening to Love that Dog by Sharon Creech and The Red Wheel Barrow by William Carlos William, middle schoolers create their own sixteen-word poems beginning with "So much depends upon.
4th - 7th Language Arts 5 Views 34 Downloads
Actions Speak Louder than Words
Students explore idea development and word choice in writing through character development. In this writing lesson, the students create a character description using the idea development exemplified in the book Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech.
6th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 31 Downloads
Walk Two Moons: An Integrated Unit
What would happen in the sequel of Walk Two Moons? After finishing the novel with your middle schoolers, consider doing the three activities here to discuss theme, point of view, and plot with your young learners. The plans found here are not detailed, but you could use the description to build your own wrap-up lesson.
7th - 9th Language Arts 11 Views 18 Downloads
Everyone Can Write Poetry
Embark on a journey of writing several different types of poetry. Fifth graders read several examples, and use the examples to model their own writing. Each poem is to be accompanied by a different art visual representation. In the end, each young poet produces his or her own poetry books for evaluation.
4th - 6th Language Arts 59 Views 477 Downloads
Elementary schoolers observe and demonstrate a variety of strategies for reading with expression. They listen to the teacher read A Fine, Fine School with and without expression and discuss the differences. Then in pairs, read the same book using expression.
1st - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Newberry Award Reading Project
Fifth graders complete a project for a Newberry Award winning book. This ambitious lesson outlines the expectations for students regarding their project. Included is a list of possible books and a variety of writing, art, music and performance activities.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 22 Views 101 Downloads
Lesson Plan Aid for Book Punch- Granny Torrelli Makes Soup
Fourth graders participate in various literacy activities based on the text, Granny Torrelli Makes Soup, by Sharon Creech. In this literacy lesson, 4th graders explore the characters and events in the text. Students demonstrate an understanding by making several connections between text and self.
4th Language Arts 8 Views 6 Downloads
Beginning Your Journal
Learners write a journal entry. In this writing lesson, students read Max's Mystical Longbook and discuss styles of journal writing. Learners discuss placing events on a graphic timeline, make their own timeline and then choose an event for their timeline to write a journal entry about.
5th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads