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Do You Prefer Your Children's Book Characters Obedient or Contrary? Opinion Writing

For Students 9th - 12th
With this New York Times "Learning Network" exercise, high schoolers read an article about the death of Maurice Sendak, author of Where the Wild Things Are and then respond to several prompts that require them to shape their own opinions...
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Chicken Soup With Rice

For Teachers K - 1st
Complete a variety of activities related to the Maurice Sendak's book Chicken Soup With Rice. Readers identify the months of the year, identify words starting with the letter J, explore online illustrations created by Maurice Sendak, and...
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Maurice Sendak's Books: More Relevant and Rigorous than Ever

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Nearly 50 years after publication, Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are holds up to the Common Core.
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Chicken Soup with Rice Extension Activities

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
After reading Chicken Soup with Rice, by Maurice Sendak, incorporate some of these great extension activities into your lesson plan. Ideas include focusing on knowing the months of the year, or studying the illustrations and how they are...
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Celebrating Maurice Sendak's Legacy

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Lesson ideas that focus on the author and illustrator's contribution to children's literature.
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Wild Words

For Teachers 1st
First graders use action spelling. In this high frequency words instructional activity students are read the book Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. Students add words to the classroom wall that are in the book. Students act...
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Let the Wild Rumpus Start!

For Students K - 2nd
Accompany a reading of the story, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, with an activity booklet featuring five worksheets created to continue to the learning experience. Scholars solve a maze, draw a picture, search for Max,...
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Alliteration All Around

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Discover alliteration found in picture books by Pamela Duncan Edwards. Then, dive into a read aloud of Alligators All Around by Maurice Sendak. This practice sets the stage for budding poets to create their own acrostic poem, write an...
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BIG Ideas about BIG Feelings

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A read-aloud of the story, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, begins a lesson plan all about big emotions. Scholars share a time when someone they know exhibited strong feelings, focusing on what they said, looked like, and how...
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The Wild Things Like it Quiet

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students read Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. They visualize what is happening in the book and then identify the main points of the story. Students write a summary of the book and draw a picture of what they visualized...
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Do You Have Character?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read Katherine Paterson's novel, Bridge to Terabithia, and watch a video of Maurice Sendak's book, Where the Wild Things Are. They examine the characters in both stories that share similar characteristics. Students use the...
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Where the Wild Things Are

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students read and discuss the story, Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. They create their own monster and write descriptions of their monsters using at least 3 details.
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Wild Thing Illustraton Creation!

For Teachers 1st
First graders create an imaginary creature inspired by Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are. They design a thoughtful landscape in which their creature exists and then complete a composition of various art media including crayons,...
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Monster Voices

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create stories based upon the techniques of author Maurice Sendak in Where the Wild Things Are.  They use a word processing program and the Apple software program GarageBand to create new voices for the story. This lesson is...
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Writing for Different Purposes and Audiences

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore how to write for different purposes and for a specific audience or person. They read, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. Students create a class book after reading the story. They each create their own...
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Wild Things - Texture And Pattern

For Teachers K
Students implement textures and patterns in creating an imaginary Wild Thing, using the book and illustrations in Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak serve as Inspiration.
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Monsters are Make-Believe

For Teachers K
Students decide if items are real or make-believe. For this lesson on reality, students listen to the book Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak and discuss the difference between items that are real and items that are make-believe.
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Young Readers Make Inferences with Little Bear

For Teachers All
Maurice Sendak’s illustrations reveal implicit truth in the classic children's book Little Bear.
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It's About the Author

For Teachers Pre-K
Students develop print awareness. In this literature lesson plan, students memorize and recite nursery rhymes and listen to stories of Maurice Sendak and Ezra Jack Keats. Students draw pictures to illustrate read aloud books and dictate...
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Wild Things

For Teachers K
Students draw a literacy response picture demonstrating knowledge and appropriate use of computer hardware components (monitor, mouse) using KidPix and Kidspiration software with a minimum of two different pictorial details on their...
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Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars retell details about a story. They identify characteristics of the settings and characters. Students analyze illustrations in the story and their importance to a book.They create a "wild thing;" together breaking the body...
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Birthday Soup

For Teachers K
Students utilize the story, "Chicken Soup With Rice, " by Maurice Sendak to compare the number of days in each month, research their birth date and navigate their way through a calendar.
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Beginning, Middle, and End

For Teachers K - 1st
Students examine the beginning, middle, and end of a familiar story. In this literacy lesson, students listen to a song while identifying the beginning, middle, and end. They listen to Maurice Sendek's, Where the Wild Things Are, while...
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Where the Wild Things Are

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students use the book Where the Wild Things Are to learn about characters and setting as well as write summaries. In this story elements lesson, students read Where the Wild Things Are and create monster body parts from construction...

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