Walter Dean Myers
Lesson plans for Fallen Angels and other books

|Author Biography and Background| |Dope Sick| |Fallen Angels| |The Glory Field| |James Forten| |Harlem| |The Legend of Tarik| |Monster| |The Righteous Revenge of Artemis Bonner| |The Treasure of Lemon Brown|

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Biography and Background

New 7/2Books Changed His Life
Walter Dean Myers writes about the power of reading to transform lives.

A Video Interview with Walter Dean Myers
Biography, bibliography, video clips, and transcripts.

Walter Dean Myers
Biography and list of awards, titles.

Walter Dean Myers' Second Chance Initiative
This page is rich with resources. Scroll down to find podcasts on prewriting, on magical realism, and more.

Dope Sick

Walter Dean Myers' Second Chance Initiative
Scroll down for "Reading Guide and Extension Activities." Scroll farther down for a video interview with the author and a generous collection of related links.

Fallen Angels

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The Glory Field

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Harlem

Harlem Connections: Teaching Walter Dean Myers's Scorpions in conjunction with Paul Laurence Dunbar's The Sport of the Gods
A classroom teacher reports on this pairing of works.

James Forten

New 7/9James Forten
Students note details as they read. Includes text-dependent questions, vocabulary words, a culminating task, and additional learning activities. Word processor required for access.

The Legend of Tarik

The Legend of Tarik
Chapter-by-chapter comprehension questions, vocabulary words, and enrichment. Note the statement at the top and bottom of the page.

Monster

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The Righteous Revenge of Artemis Bonner

The Righteous Revenge of Artemis Bonner
Summary, vocabulary, journal writing, and chapter projects. An excellent set of activities. This page is a PDF file; it requires Adobe Reader or compatible software for access.

"The Treasure of Lemon Brown"

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