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Read and Color
            Who Is This Famous Author?


Very Quick Readers
     Would You Like Some PIE with Your Author's Purpose? (Very Quick Reader; Grade 5-7 Readability)


Short Readers
     Author's Purpose P.I.E. (Short Reader; Grade 4-6 Readability)
     Samuel Johnson, Author of the Dictionary? (Short Reader; Grade 6-8 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     Authors at Work
     John Grisham - Author (Grades 4-6)
     Women Authors (Grades 5-7)
     Noah McCullough, Author (Grades 5-8)
     Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins: Native American Author and Educator (Grades 7-9)


Literature Book Units
     A to Z Mysteries: The Absent Author (Grades 2-4)


Read and Color Books
            Julio and Nasim Learn About Friendship (PDF file)


Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
    
Biographies
(Grades 6-8)
     Anne Morrow Lindbergh
     Chris Van Allsburg - He Does It All
     Dame Catherine Cookson
     Dr. Seuss
     Farley Mowat
     Johanna Spyri
     Marcel Proust
     Nathaniel Hawthorne

Miscellaneous
(Grades 3-5)
     Alexander McCall Smith
     And Called It Macaroni
     Andrew Clements
     Ann McGovern
     Arnold Lobel
     Avi
     Betsy Byars
     Beverly Cleary
     Beverly Cleary
     Black Literature Leaders
     David A. Adler
     Debbie Dadey
     Gail Gibbons
     Gary Paulsen
     George Stanley
     Gerald McDermott
     Gerald McDermott: Tale Spinner
     Gertrude Chandler Warner
     Horse-Thief Summer, Part 2
     How the Cat Began
     It Is Never Too Late
     Jeff Brown
     Judith Viorst
     Kevin Henkes
     Not a "Little" Writer
     Paula Danziger
     Pearls of Wisdom
     Roald Dahl
     Stan and Jan Berenstain
     Those Fanciful Tales
     Truth - Tell the Truth
     Walter Dean Myers
     You Can Write a Lune
     You Can Write a Villanelle
     Young Ben Franklin
(Grades 6-8)
     A Comet Captured on Film
     A Dramatic Moment All to Yourself
     A Sport with an Unusual Name! Curling
     Aesop and His Fables
     Alex Flinn
     Ally Carter
     An Exciting Discovery: The Nag Hammadi Library
     At McDonald's
     Avi
     Barbara Park
     Barbara Robinson
     Books Tell the Story
     Captain William Bligh
     Carnaval
     Characters
     Charlie Chaplin - The Tramp
     Charlotte, Emily, and Anne: The Bronte Sisters
     Children's Day
     Christmas Competition
     Cindy Neuschwander
     Cinquain
     Different Ways of Analyzing the Text
     E. L. Konigsburg
     Eatonville
     Election of Pope Benedict XVI
     Elizabeth George Speare
     Eoin Colfer
     Finding the Main Idea
     Foreshadowing
     From the Swimming Hole to Swimming for Medals
     Gary Schmidt
     Getting to Know Your Textbook
     Gloria Estefan
     Gothic Literature
     Great Britain
     H. G. Wells
     James Howe
     James Ramsey Ullman
     John Christopher
     John Coy
     Jonathan Swift
     Karen Cushman
     Karen Hesse
     Laura Amy Schlitz
     Letter from a Birmingham Jail
     Life with a Skunk
     Lucille Maud Montgomery
     Markus Zusak
     Medieval Books
     Michael Scott
     Mitch Albom
     Monopolies, Cartels, and Trusts
     Mood or Tone
     Music Videos, Murder, and Weird Science
     NAACP
     Origami
     Our Economy and the U.S. Constitution
     Paul Fleischman
     Pearl S. Buck
     Phi-lan-thro-py
     Pioneer African-American Writers
     Plot
     Responding to Literature
     Robert Kimmel Smith
     Robert Lawson
     Robert Newton Peck
     Roger Lancelyn Green
     Senryu
     Setting
     Sharon Draper
     Sherman Alexie, Jr.
     Signal Words
     Sinclair Lewis
     Skimming and Scanning
     Storms
     Style
     Submarine Earthquakes, Part II
     Sun Wu
     Symbols
     The Bermuda Triangle
     The Birth of the Hobbit
     The Dr. Seuss Memorial Sculpture Garden
     The Dust Bowl
     The Gang's All Here!
     The Good Word: A Few Important E-mail Rules to Follow
     The Grand Old Party
     The Land of the Dead
     The Legacy of the Snowman
     The Piltdown Man Hoax
     The Pulitzer Prize
     The Renaissance in France
     The Ride of a Lifetime: Equestrian Vaulting
     The Unsinkable Titanic
     Theme
     Thomas Jefferson
     Understanding Point of View
     Unicorns
     Using Different Reading Rates
     Walter Dean Myers: Urban Storyteller
     What Are Literary Elements?
     What Is a Collage?
     What Is a Foreclosure?
     What Is Scientology
     What Is Scrapbooking?
     Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking
     Why Am I Reading This?
     William Lyon Mackenzie
     Women in the Civil War
     Women in the Civil War
     Write a Bio Poem
     Write a Found Poem
     Write a Haiku
     Writing a Testimonial Biography
     Writing List Poetry
     Writing the Nonhuman Biography
     Yoshiko Uchida
     Zizou Corder: A Mother-Daughter Team
(Grades 9-12)
     A Dream Come True: ICODA
     Anton Chekhov
     Bay of Pigs
     Biography of Frederic Chopin
     Catherine the Great
     Eoin Colfer
     Ernest J. Gaines
     FDR's New Deal - Social Security
     Flannery O'Connor
     Forgiveness
     Helen Hunt Jackson Writes for the Native Americans
     Ishmael Beah
     Kate Chopin
     Latin American Freedom Fighters, Part 2 - After the War
     Lorraine Hansberry
     Lune: the American Haiku
     Malcolm X
     Matty McNair: Polar Explorer
     Ray Bradbury
     Religion and Education
     Robert Cormier
     Robert Lipsyte
     Ron Jones
     Sean Stewart
     Sharon Creech
     The Differences between Italian, Spenserian, and English Sonnets
     The Great American Newspaper War, Part 2 - Yellow Journalism
     The Marva Collins Story: "A Brilliant Child Inside Every Student"
     The Old Man of the Mountain
     The Poetry Slam
     Willa Cather
     Write a Villanelle
     Write a Villanelle

Geography
(Grades 3-5)
     The Star-Spangled Banner
     Walnut Grove, Minnesota
(Grades 6-8)
     Noah Webster
     Ramona Quimby's Creator
     Uruguay - Culture: Horacio Quiroga


What Would You Do?
     Plagiarism: Would You Tell? (Grade 3-6)


Reluctant Reader Books
     Meet Dr. Seuss (Grade 2-3)
     NH is for New Hampshire (Grade 3-5)
     Ogres (Grade 3-5)
     The ABCs of Baroque Music (Grade 3-5)
     ME is for Maine (Grade 3-6)
     Centaurs (Grade 4-6)
     IN is for Indiana (Grade 4-6)
     MA is for Massachusetts (Grade 4-6)
     MO is for Missouri (Grade 4-6)
     ND is for North Dakota (Grade 4-6)
     Oh, the Stories He Wrote! The Life of Dr. Seuss (Grade 4-6)
     PA is for Pennsylvania (Grade 4-6)
     WV is for West Virginia (Grade 4-6)
     The Legend Behind the Poem (Grade 4-7)
     Famous Cemeteries Around the World (Grade 6-8)


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