Author Study: Bill Martin
Learn about the author Bill Martin and the books he has written. Biographies, interviews, lesson plans for his books “Brown Bear Brown Bear” and “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom”, and other classroom activities for creating an author study are included.
Bill Martin Jr.
This site provides an author biography, video of Eric Carle and Bill Martin Jr. along with a slide show of Brown Bear Brown Bear.
Improving Fluency through Group Literary Performance
This lesson uses titles by Bill Martin Jr to practice shared and choral reading to focus on fluency and comprehension.
Spaghetti Book Club's Reviews of "Bill Martin Jr" books
Enjoy these illustrated book reviews with your students.
Play with Words: Rhyme & Verse
Enjoy poetry with your students through the use of Bill Martin Jr. books along with other children's classics.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear picture book
Watch and sing along with Bill Martin Jr.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr., Song-Fred Penner
Watch and sing along with the Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Song.
Eric Carle on Bill Martin Jr. and the Brown Bear series
Eric Carle discusses his collaboration with Bill Martin, Jr. on books. Eric Carle demonstrates creating an illustration of a bear.
Bill Martin Jr. Author Study and Activities
Use this link for author information and various activities to accompany Bill Martin, Jr. books. Note: This site contains advertising.
Lesson Plans for "Brown Bear, Brown Bear" and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
This link provides numerous activities for teaching two of Bill Martin, Jr.'s books. Note: This sites contain advertising.
Bill Martin, Jr. Website
Read biographical information about Bill Martin and how his books continue to be printed.
Exclusive Interview: Bill Martin Jr.
Learn about Bill Martin's life and work by reading his biography. NOTE: This site has a link leads to social networking sites and blogs.
Read Write Think: Lesson Plan
This site provides a lesson plan for improving fluency through group literacy performances by using Martin's book series.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
This six-page PDF file provides a lesson plan and ideas for classroom activities for the "Brown Bear, Brown Bear" book.
40th Anniversary of Brown Bear, Brown Bear
This nine-page PDF file celebrates the 40th anniversary of the book "Brown Bear, Brown Bear" and provides fun learning activities that relate to the book.
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Lesson Plan
This is a five-day lesson plan using "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom" and also gives ideas for cross-curricular connections. NOTE: This site includes ads.