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Jessika Richter
Jessika Richter
(Lund - Sweden)

The short and sweet: I have been a passionate teacher since 2001.  I first worked with the National Park Service in Washington (state), then moved to Australia where I completed my DipEd at the University of Melbourne and then taught at Hailebury  ...

Newbery Literature Guides

Caldecott/Newbery Literature Series


Produced by Scholastic, the titles in this series are based on award-winning children’s books. With titles from such authors as Maurice Sendak, Robert McCloskey, Verna Aardema, and Tomie DePaola, the series encourages children to read and have a greater appreciation for literature.

Includes online videos and accompanying teacher's guides with viewing activites for the following titles:

The Amazing Bone - William Steig
Andy and the Lion - James Daugherty
Blueberries for Sal - Robert McCloskey
Crow Boy - Taro Yashima
Doctor DeSoto - William Steig
Drummer Hoff - Ed Emberley
Duke Ellington - Andrea David Pinkey, ill by Brian Pinkney
Goldilocks and the Three Bears - James Marshall
In the Night Kitchen - Maurice Sendak
John Henry - Julius Lester, ill by Jerry Pinkney
Make Way for Ducklings - Robert McCloskey
Millions of Cats - Wanda Gag
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters - John Steptoe
Officer Buckle and Gloria - Peggy Rathmann
Owen - Keven Henkes
The Paper Boy - Dav Pilkey
Rapunzel - Paul O. Zelinsky
Stone Soup - Marcia Brown
A Story, A Story - Gail E. Haley
Strega Nonna - Tomie de Paola
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble - William Steig
Time of Wonder - Robert McCloskey
Village of Round and Square Houses - Ann Grifalconi
Where the Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak
Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears - Leo & Diane Dillon
Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin - Lloyd Moss, ill by Marjorie Priceman
Zlateh the Goat - Isaac Bashevis Singer

The Giver


Mrs. Frisbee Writing Project

Three different outlined essay options based on the novel Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH (a great read, by the way!)

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Number the Stars

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry