Alphabetized by Author's Last Name
Lesson plans and teaching materials for Coraline, The Graveyard Book, more.
The Gingerbread Boy by Paul Galdone
This standards-based lesson is designed for kindergarten. These activities over a period of 5 days help students develop "an awareness of the concept of story."
Lesson plans and teaching resources for the Joey Pigza books, more.
Blackberry Booties by Tricia Gardella
Comprehension questions with emphasis on economic concepts of natural resources, human resources, capital resources, and trade and money.
Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner
Lesson plans and ideas for activities.
Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
Lesson plans and a variety of activities.
A Video Interview with Patricia Gibbons
Short video interviews. Follow links at the left to biography, bibliography, and a transcript.
An Educator's Guide to A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz
Language study including vocabulary, discussion questions/writing prompts, organized by story and aligned to Common Core Standards. Brief author interview. This 12-page guide requires Adobe Reader for access.
Patricia Reilly Giff
Lesson plans for All the Way Home, more.
Lesson plans for Old Yeller.
Bridge to America by Linda Glaser
This teacher's guide includes activities, discussion questions, and writing activities.
A Dollar for Penny by Julie Glass
Comprehension questions that focus on economic principles of price, goods and services, trade and money, and producers.
The Pot that Juan Built by Nancy Andrews-Goebel
Background, prereading questions, vocabulary, discussion questions, ideas for literature circles and reader response, strategies for ESL and interdisciplinary connections, related titles. This 7-page teacher's guide requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.
Cool Melons -- Turn to Frogs! The Life and Poems of Issa by Matthew Gollub
This 8-page teacher's guide includes a summary and background information, prereading questions, vocabulary, discussion questions, ideas for literature circles and reader response, strategies for ESL, and interdisciplinary connections. Adobe Reader or compatible application required for access.
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Lesson plans and teaching resources for this children's classic.
Reading and Writing about Miss Moo Goes to the Zoo by Kelly Graves
This lesson provides literature-based reading and writing activities for special education and early elementary students. This lesson may also be used to illustrate the character education traits tolerance, self-respect and compassion.
Rhonda Gowler Greene
Lesson ideas for The Very First Thanksgiving, other books.
A Teacher's Activity Guide for Princess Posey and the First Grade Parade by Stephanie Greene
Discussion questions, graphic organizers, practice with vocabulary, and word study. This 19-page guide requires Adobe Reader for access.
Thematic Unit Based on Multicultural Children's Literature
This series of lessons focuses on the relationship between children and grandparents. Lesson #5 uses William and the Good Old Days by Eloise Greenfield.
Teacher's Guides to Danitra Brown, Class Clown, Talkin' About Bessie, and many more.
Get the Ball Rolling: Fun With English-Language Idioms
Using children's books by Fred Gwynne and/or a list provided on this site, students consider multiple meanings of English-language idioms.