Literature: "Judy Moody" by Megan McDonald
These sites are about the book “Judy Moody” by Megan McDonald. There are hands-on activities and biographies on the author. Watch a video interview with the author and view the top student artwork from a collage contest inspired by the book. eThemes Resources on book activities and back-to-school activities are included.
Judy Moody Site
Learn everything there is to know about Judy Moody. Including: Way-Not-Boring Stuff to Do, the fan club, her books, about Judy Moody, news and events and activities for teachers and parents.
Megan McDonald Web
Find out about this author from her own Web site. She tells about her life, books, and author visits. Her email address is included.
Megan McDonald Interview
Read this interview with "Judy Moody" author Megan McDonald.
Fun Things To Do: Judy Moody Mania!
Choose from this fun list of Judy Moody activities to do with your students. Activities include: Creating a "Me" collage; making a "What I Did Last Summer" t-shirt; joining the Moody Hall of Fame; exploring "Who Do You Admire?", and "Cool, Calm, and Collected."
"Judy Moody" Literature Unit
This literature unit includes a daily reading journal, a mixed review, extended activities, a book report form, word wall, quiz and writing prompts, a final review quiz and vocabulary activities.
"Judy Moody" - Math Activities Teacher's Guide
This five-page PDF includes a number of "Judy Moody" math activities. Including: Positively Polygon-ish, Graph Guru, How Many in a Minute, Uber-Rad Snack Attack, and It's So Money.
Here is a quick but fun description of this book that can be used to grab a student's interest.
KidsReads.com: Judy Moody Trivia Game
Students answer these questions to see how much they know about the book. The "Word Game" link on the left has classroom ideas for word games and the "Series" link has information about the characters and fun facts.
Candlewick Press: Behind the Scenes
Read about how author Megan McDonald and illustrator Peter Reynolds bring Judy to life. This is a one-page PDF file.
Candlewick Press: Judy Moody Mania
Download the activities that go with the book. This is a five-page PDF file.
Candlewick Press: Judy Moody Teacher's Guide
Here are activities and lesson ideas to use with the Judy Moody series of books. This is an eight-page PDF file.
Scholastic: Megan McDonald Video Interview
Watch a video interview with the author of Judy Moody. Find out where she finds inspiration for her books. NOTE: This site contains ads.
eThemes Resource: Back-to-School Activities
These sites feature class activities for starting off the school year. There are several icebreaker activities along with activities that can be done with the computer. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on computer basics.
eThemes Resource: Literature: Book Activities
These hands-on activities can be used to supplement almost any book. Includes class activities to increase reading comprehension and vocabulary. Includes a link to eThemes Resource on story elements.
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