ERIC Number: ED388993
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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"Dear Mr. Henshaw" by Beverley Cleary. Literature Unit.
Bolton, Angela Bean
Intended as an aid to classroom teachers, this 48-page handbook presents a literature unit based on the children's book, "Dear Mr. Henshaw" by Beverly Cleary. It begins with sample lesson plans, pre-reading activities, author information, a book summary, and vocabulary lists and suggested vocabulary activities. Next, chapters of "Dear Mr. Henshaw" are grouped for study into 5 sections. Each section includes quizzes, hands-on projects, cooperative learning activities, cross-curricular connections, and extensions into the reader's own life. Finally, the handbook offers culminating activities, unit test options, a bibliography of related reading, and an answer key. (SR)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking, Elementary Education, Fiction, Junior High Schools, Literature Appreciation, Student Projects, Units of Study
Teacher Created Materials, Inc., P.O. Box 1040, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 (TCM 541: $6.95 plus $3.50 shipping/handling; orders of $35 or over, add 10% shipping/handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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