Dear Mr. Henshaw
Title Dear Mr. Henshaw PDF eBook
Author Beverly Cleary
Publisher Harper Collins
Pages 164
Release 2009-10-06
Genre Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 0061972150

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Newbery Medal Winner * Teachers’ Top 100 Books for Children * ALA Notable Children’s Book Beverly Cleary’s timeless Newbery Medal-winning book explores difficult topics like divorce, insecurity, and bullying through the thoughts and emotions of a sixth-grade boy as he writes to his favorite author, Boyd Henshaw. After his parents separate, Leigh Botts moves to a new town with his mother. Struggling to make friends and deal with his anger toward his absent father, Leigh loses himself in a class assignment in which he must write to his favorite author. When Mr. Henshaw responds, the two form an unexpected friendship that will change Leigh’s life forever. From the beloved author of the Henry Huggins, Ramona Quimby, and Ralph S. Mouse series comes an epistolary novel about how to navigate and heal from life’s growing pains.



Dear Mr. Henshaw Lit Link Gr. 4-6
Title Dear Mr. Henshaw Lit Link Gr. 4-6 PDF eBook
Author
Publisher On The Mark Press
Pages 42
Release
Genre Education
ISBN 1770729003

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Dear Mr. Henshaw - Literature Kit Gr. 5-6
Title Dear Mr. Henshaw - Literature Kit Gr. 5-6 PDF eBook
Author Marie-Helen Goyetche
Publisher Classroom Complete Press
Pages 60
Release 2009-02-01
Genre Education
ISBN 1553198824

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Explore the ultimate first-person narrative through the eyes of a young boy and his tale of self-discovery. Our resource is developmentally appropriate for students with special needs who read at a lower grade level. Students predict who Mr. Henshaw might be, and why he would be receiving a letter. Find antonyms to the vocabulary words found in the novel. Answer multiple choice questions about Leigh. Students become Leigh and write their own list of questions for Mr. Henshaw. Solve the mystery of the lunch thief. Create a to-do list for writing based on what Mrs. Badger suggests to Leigh. Imagine how Leigh and Mr. Henshaw's relationship would progress through the years and write a new letter from Leigh as an adult. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: This Newbery Medal-winning classic story is about Leigh Botts, a young boy who lives with his divorced mother and misses his father. The book is a collection of letters written from Leigh to Mr. Henshaw, his favorite author. The letters show increasing emotional and literary complexity as Leigh grows. They also reflect his desire to become a writer. Through his journal, Leigh learns a great deal about writing and about himself. The diary reveals Leigh's loneliness at school and details his troubles with an unknown schoolmate. When Leigh is in sixth grade, Mr. Henshaw writes back to answer the ten questions Leigh sent to him for the Author Report assignment. Through his journal, Leigh learns a great deal about writing and about himself.



A Guide for Using Dear Mr. Henshaw in the Classroom
Title A Guide for Using Dear Mr. Henshaw in the Classroom PDF eBook
Author Angela Bean Bolton
Publisher Teacher Created Resources
Pages 50
Release 1995-10
Genre Education
ISBN 1557345414

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"Curriculum connections -- Unit tests -- Vocabulary -- Critical thinking"--Cover.



Dear Mr. Henshaw
Title Dear Mr. Henshaw PDF eBook
Author Beverly Cleary
Publisher Yearling
Pages 144
Release 1983
Genre Authors
ISBN 9780440417941

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A young boy deals with his parents divorce and being the new boy in town through his correspondence with his favorite author.



The Librarian's Complete Guide to Involving Parents Through Children's Literature
Title The Librarian's Complete Guide to Involving Parents Through Children's Literature PDF eBook
Author Anthony D. Fredericks
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 160
Release 1997-06-15
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 0313078440

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Getting parents to participate in their child's education is easy with these take-home reproducibles! This book provides a single-source guide to selected reading and extension activities for grade levels K-6. Each activity sheet includes a summary of a book, discussion questions, and a list of engaging learning projects for adults and children. The activities are designed to increase discussion, build reading skills, and develop comprehension. More than 100 titles of quality children's literature are featured. Teachers will love this unique way to promote reading, and it's great PR for the library. A must for school and public libraries!



The Integrated Curriculum
Title The Integrated Curriculum PDF eBook
Author Anthony D. Fredericks
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Pages 206
Release 1998-09-15
Genre Education
ISBN 0313078432

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Expanding literature beyond the covers of a single book into every facet of the curriculum, from reading/language arts to math, social studies, music, physical education, and science and health, this volume is truly a celebration of reading. Thirty-five high-quality books, selected on the basis of interest level and application to the needs of reluctant readers, are presented with critical thinking questions, activities, and a host of other energizing ideas for the reading program, from making wind socks and tree diaries to raising tadpoles and brine shrimp. Guidelines for motivating students and encouraging active participation introduce the concepts and methodology of this exciting approach. Demonstrating the power and beauty of literature, it stimulates the perception of reading not only as a requisite part of every course and every subject, but as a natural and normal part of every student's life. Grades 2-5.