1. Should Children See It?
Answer the question in the title.
Harry Potter: The Enemy of Family Values? Answer
the question found in the title.
Christopher Columbus: Feet of Gold or Feet of
Essay Pk Two #2 - Answer question in the title
Puritan Literature - Getting Kids Ready for a Joyful Death
Compare and contrast Puritan literature with
the literature of John Newbery.
Children in the 1700s and 1800s - The Kids Take Over Literature
Explain why Puritans described fairy
tales as dangerous corrupting influences.
I Fell Through the Rabbit Hole - Lewis Carroll Explain
why Carroll was in trouble with the royal family when
he published this book.
Points of View - Gary Paulson - The Monument Watch the video. Write a story from the same point of
view as The Monument - is it omniscient or first person?
The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round Write a pattern book with a child.
Fractured Fairy Tales 9.
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
Select a story and rewrite from
the point of view of the villain.
Leo Lionni - Mr. McMouse and Other Grand Tales
Find out more about the life of Leo Lionni. Report what
Jill Krementz - Children Who Are Ill After
watching the film, write a story that would encourage
a child with a serious disesase.
12. Rough Faced Girl - Native American Cinderella
Select a culture and write a Cinderella story in that culture.
13. My Side of The Mountain - The Story of A Runaway
Do you agree with parents who believe this story should be banned. Why?
14. The Jabberwock and the Vorpal Sword- Lewis Carroll
Retell the story of Jabberwocky.
15. Where the Wild Things Are
This story has been banned by some parent groups as being too violent? What do you think?
16. Smokey Night
Smokey Night allows the suburban and rural child to take a glimpse into the experience of children in the inner city. What do you think?
Riding the Polar Bear Express
Compare the book to the movie. Ask a child to help you if possible.
Write a big book that a younger child would enjoy. If possible, have a child help you.
Write a story for children that is based on fact but has elements of historical fiction in it.
Explain the Matrix to me. I don't get it. Too confusing for a mere mortal.
Looking at Seuss' books, are there reasons why he should be banned?
Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier History has provided more information on Davy's life. If it is true that Davy Crockett died as a prisoner of war after the battle of the Alamo, does this change how we tell Davy's story?
Boys Vs. Girls
Would you use this book with children?
Judy Blume - My Friend Ralph
React to the video. What do you think of Blume and this book?
After watching the video, tell me how you would use scary stories with children?
React to the information on the video.
Don't Fence Me In
You will find the discussion rather different. React to the conclusions made.
More Scary Stories!!!
Complete the activity discussed in the video.
Who Was That Masked Man?
Consider the discussion and complete the activity/essay at the end of the video.
Poor Red Balloon
This is a very different story. Consider the video's discussion and complete the activity/essay.
31.Sock Puppet Vs. Lamb Chop
Build a puppet