Koala Lou and other books by Mem Fox
Lesson plans and teaching resources

|Biography and Background| |Hattie and the Fox| |Koala Lou| |Tough Boris| |Whoever You Are| |Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge| Possum Magic|

Biography and Background

Mem Fox
The author's Web site is full of treats for teachers, parents, writers, and potential writers.

Hattie and the Fox

Hattie and the Fox by Mem Fox
This 5-day unit plan includes literacy activities, cross-curricular activities, and related links.

Koala Lou

Koala Lou
A variety of activities to help develop literacy skills.

Koala Lou: Sequencing and Beginning, Middle, End
After reading the story Koala Lou aloud, students practice sequencing the events of the story and identifying the beginning, middle, and end. Upon completing this activity in cooperative groups they write using a teacher given prompt, including proper sequence and beginning, middle, and end. They also share the final product with their cooperative group. This lesson is designed for grade 3.

Tough Boris

Tough Boris
4 RAFT writing prompts for after reading.

Whoever You Are

Whoever You Are
Activities to support the book.

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge

Click here: these discussion questions, writing rubrics, graphic organizers, vocabulary, and extension activities are on a separate page.

Possum Magic

Mem Fox! A Literature Study Unit
Learning activities for Possum Magic begin in Week 2. Students work with vocabulary, word study, geography, and art.

Possum Magic
Learning activities, writing, vocabulary, and assessments. Don't miss the Vegemite song! 23 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Possum Magic's Close Read Aloud
Students work with vocabulary, text-based questions, sequencing, and writing. Includes printable handouts.

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