The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, more
|Biography and Background|
|Squids will be Squids|
|Stinky Cheese Man|
|The True Story of the Three Little Pigs|
The author's web-based literacy program.
An interview with
Biography, bibliography, video and audio clips, and a transcript.
Jon Scieszka Receives National Ambassador's Medal
In September 2008 Scieszka was named National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. In this 33-minute vidcast, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington presents Scieszka with the National Ambassador's Medal. The presentation is followed by a question-and-answer session with elementary students.
As part of its SMart Books series, Kansas State University produced these lessons inspiried by Math Curse:
Impersonating Great Poets
Students study Scieszka's writing style before attempting to imitate the style of others.
Squids will be Squids
Summary, prereading and postreading activities.
Squids will be Squids Lesson Plan
Students will gain an understanding of the format of and uses for fables.
I Hate to Complain, but your Cheese Stinks
Students practice writing a letter of complaint.
"The Really Ugly Duckling"
In this audio file Jon Scieszka reads "The Really Ugly Duckling" (1:07).
The True Story of the ...
Using Scieszka's story as a model, students retell a popular children's story from the point of view of the villain.
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
This teacher guide offers a summary and several ideas for writing.
Voicing an Original Fairy Tale Narrator
Using Scieszka's book as a mentor text, students write fairy tales involving three smaller animals and one "big bad" narrator.