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26 resources with the concept beverly cleary

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The Mouse and The Motorcycle: Novel Study

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A mouse on a motorcycle—what could possibly go wrong? Using the novel study that accompanies Beverly Cleary's The Mouse and the Motorcycle, pupils complete a brief vocabulary activity and then answer questions about the text. Next, they...
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Henry Huggins: Novel Study

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Nothing exciting happens on Klickitat Street. At least, that's the opinion of Henry Huggins, the protagonist that is the focus of a study guide for the Beverly Cleary novel of the same name. Readers explore key vocabulary words,...
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Beezus and Ramona Novel Study

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of having siblings? Pupils explore this topic with the Beezus and Ramona novel study. Additionally, scholars answer questions about chapter one of the time-honored book by Beverly Cleary...
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The World of Ramona

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Bring the fun and whimsy of Beverly Cleary into your classroom with a teaching guide created to accompany the Ramona series. The guide offers several ideas for classroom use, including independent reading, reading aloud, and literature...
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Summer Reading Project

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Summer means sun, fun, and a good book! Boost scholars' enthusiasm and proficiency in reading with a summer project of their choice—a book jacket, collage, or shoe box diorama. A variety of titles and authors from every genre offers...
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Ralph S. Mouse by Beverly Cleary

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Take an in-depth look into Beverly Cleary's story, Ralph S. Mouse, with a 10-question instructional activity that focuses on story elements. Scholars describe the main character, point of view, conflict resolution, and more! Then,...
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Ramona Poster Activities

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Four activities work alongside the Ramona series by Beverly Cleary. Depending on which story scholars choose to complete, learners locate textual evidence to prove that the Quimbys are a happy family, list Ramona's experiences and the...
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Smart Solutions: Challenge Activities (Theme 6)

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Smart Solutions is the theme of unit comprised of activities designed to challenge minds and stretch writing muscles. Enthusiastic writers create their own comic strip, write a problem-solution essay, an opinion letter, a funny story, a...
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Dear Librarian: Writing a Persuasive Letter

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Everyone deserves to read a great book! Here, pupils write a persuasive letter to the school's librarian detailing their favorite story and why it should be found on the shelves. Class members' persuasive reading passages are shared with...
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Cause and Effect: Dear Mr. Henshaw

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Examine the events of Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary with a straightforward worksheet. The page focuses on the events of the story, and in particular on cause and effect. For ten events in the story, either the cause or effect is...
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Dear Mr. Henshaw Concepts: writing

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
If your class is about to study Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary, this could be just the resource for you! Included here is a brief synopsis, questions for before and after reading, related activities, and a worksheet that focuses on...
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Ramona Activity Booklet reading comprehension

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Add a some variety to a reading of Beverly Cleary's Ramona series with this collection of fun worksheets and activities. From a basic reading comprehension crossword puzzle to a quiz that determines which character students are most...
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Make an Alarm!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read the story, Dear Mr. Henshaw. They build an alarm system for something in the classroom, as the main character Leigh does to protect his lunchbox from thieves. Students explore alarms and use their creativity to create an...
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Ramona Quimby Age 8

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Explore story structure by reading a classic children's book. In this character study lesson, youngsters read the book Ramona Quimby, Age 8 and discuss themes, settings and characters in the book. They answer study questions and define...
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Mouse and the Motorcycle: Vocabulary 1

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Beverly Cleary's The Mouse and the Motorcycle is full of adventure, friendship—and vocabulary! Review the meanings of words in context with a straightforward fill-in-the-blank worksheet.
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Mouse and the Motorcycle: Chapter 1-3

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Get the facts straight with a reading quiz on the first three chapters of Beverly Cleary's The Mouse and the Motorcycle. The questions address details from the plot and provides a writing prompt to predict what will happen next in the book.
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Dear Mr. Henshaw

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Break up Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary into four sections and examine each section in various ways with these materials. Included for each section are group discussion questions, a writing prompt, a prediction activity,...
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Vocabulary: Ramona Quimby's "Extra Good Sunday"

For Students 3rd - 4th
From a bank of six vocabulary study words, your readers fill in the blanks in five sentences. They then match five of the words with definition clues. The worksheet reinforces vocabulary from "The Extra-Good Sunday," excerpted from...
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Dear Mr. Henshaw

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read Dear Mr. Henshaw and identify the character trait of self-respect as exhibited by Leigh throughout the story. They evaluate the author's use of letters to tell the story and discuss how the story would be different if...
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Author! Author!

For Teachers 3rd
Beverly Cleary is the fabulous author focused on, in this author study. Students conduct Internet Research in order to find out as much as they can about Ms. Cleary. They then use their findings and the Garageband program to create a...
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Finding Problems In A Story

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students categorize information into a problem/solving chart and examine the value of using a diary. In this problem solving and diary lesson, students read portions of Dear Mr. Henshaw, while they investigate the importance of keeping a...
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Who Wants to be a Book Worm

For Teachers K - 1st
While a great idea, this presentation providing a review of popular books, falls a little short. There are many misspelled words, including author's names like Dr. Seuss. In addition, the questions are not thought-provoking. However, the...
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Guided Reading: Ellen Tebbits

For Teachers 4th - 9th
In this guided reading lesson students read chapter 6 of Ellen Tebbits by Beverly Cleary. Students summarize what they read and make a prediction about what will happen next in the story.
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Guided Reading Lesson Plan: Ellen Tebbits

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students read Beverly Cleary's short chapter book, Ellen Tebbits, and discuss poignant parts of the story in detail. In this reading comprehension instructional activity, students write reflections about what they have been reading and...