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Tomie dePaola Author and Illustrator

For Teachers K - 3rd
This author study PowerPoint details facts about Tomie dePaola's life as an author and illustrator. There are various facts about his childhood as well with photos and illustrations on each slide.
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Touring the World With Tomie dePaola

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students listen aloud to books by Tomie dePaola. They utilize the Internet to study the geography and culture of the places the they read about in Tomie dePaola's books. They answer questions about Norway through an Internet treasure hunt.
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Tomie dePaola Author Study

For Teachers K - 4th
Using Tomie de Paola's books for an author study can get students thinking about characters, plot, and illustrations.
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The Life and Times of Tomie dePaola

For Teachers 1st
First graders research information about the author Tomie dePaola. In this author studies lesson, 1st graders use the computer to find information about Tomie dePaola's life and writing accomplishments. Students create booklet about the...
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Tony's Bread

For Teachers K
Students listen to the book, TONY'S BREAD by Tomie DePaola. They review what the first letter is of their first names. Then each child creates his/her initial by rolling bread dough into the shape and decoates it with candied fruit...
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I'm Still Scared: The War Years

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read the story I'm Still Scared: The War Years, complete discussion questions, and activities about the book. For this war book lesson plan, students keep journals, write about being frightened, have a war veteran visit their...
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The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush: Native American Life

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars read," The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush" by Tomie dePaola and discuss the way legends are passed down orally. They then create their own legend and illustrate it on a simulated "Buffalo Skin" made from brown paper.
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Cultural Museum

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders are shown a variety of art that shows different aspects of family life. Individually, they write down their predictions of the artist about where they are from, what their painting makes them think about and the...
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Rock Art

For Teachers 1st
First graders create and share their own rock art. They listen and read stories: "Mathematics from Many Cultures" and "The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush."
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A Day Full of Popcorn

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students use the "tool" popcorn with activities in Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, P.E., Music, Art, Science and EATING.
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Strega Nona Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore story characters as well as cause and effect. In this Strega Nona lesson plan, students read a wide range of print and non-print texts to build an understanding of texts, of themselves, and of the cultures of the United...