Literature: "The Mouse and the Motorcycle" by Beverly Cleary
These sites are about “The Mouse and the Motorcycle” by Beverly Cleary. There are lesson plans, activity ideas, teacher guides, a webquest, and online quizzes specifically for the book “The Mouse and the Motorcycle.” There are links to eThemes Resources on author Beverly Cleary, “Ralph S. Mouse”, and mice.
The Mouse and the Motorcycle Unit
All areas of the curriculum are covered in this novel study of "The Mouse and the Motorcycle". Students research inventions, investigate cost of owning a motorcycle and motorcycle safety.
Beverly Cleary Sculpture Garden and Writing Activity
Engage students in writing a persuasive essay about one of their favorite characters from a Beverly Cleary book.
The Mouse and The Motorcycle WebQuest
Students will engage in vocabulary activities, writing activites, and learn more about Beverly Cleary. Also included are video clips of "The Mouse and the Motorcycle" movie.
Biography of Ralph S. Mouse
A Beverly Cleary site, this page contains a short "biography" of Ralph S. Mouse. There are also links to other books about Ralph and an interactive quiz students can take.
Teacher's Guide: The Mouse and the Motorcycle
This 10-page PDF file teacher guide has a vocabulary list, discussion questions, and activities for each chapter of the book.
eThemes Resource: Author Study: Beverly Cleary
These sites are about author Beverly Cleary and her life of writing. Includes eThemes Resources on her books "Ramona and Her Father","Dear Mr. Henshaw", "Ralph S. Mouse", "The Mouse and the Motorcycle", "Ramona the Brave", "Dear Mr. Henshaw", and "Henry and Ribsy".
eThemes Resource: Literature: "Ralph S. Mouse" by Beverly Cleary
These sites focus on the book "Ralph S. Mouse." Includes activities, lesson plans, and an interactive quiz. There are links to eThemes Resources on author Beverly Cleary, mice, and book activities.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Mice
Learn about different species of mice, their physical characteristics, and their habitat. Includes some images and ideas for crafts and classroom activities.
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