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Araminta's Paint Box by Karen Ackerman
Summary, discussion points, activities, and related titles.
The Leaves in October by Karen Ackerman
Students learn about income, spending, saving, and interest. Includes graphic organizer, part of the Smart Pockets project.
The first activity in this unit plan has students "unwrite" the text to create poems from their reading.
Song and Dance Man
A list of cross-curricular connections in social studies, vocabulary, math, science, and more.
Understanding the importance of strong verbs
This lesson uses quotations drawn from the book to teach strong verbs.
Vaudeville Lives in Song and Dance Man
A week-long unit has students responding to reading by staging their own vaudeville show.