Author Study: Doreen Cronin
Follow these links to learn about the author, Doreen Cronin, as well as the person. Included are links for interactive lesson plans, online games, printable materials about her books, and video about the author.
Click, Clack, Moo Games
This site has six interactive games designed to meet a variety of learning goals. Students can test their reading comprehension, spelling, and sentence completion skills. NOTE: QuickTime Player is required for these games
Mr. Nussbaum!: Grade 1 Common Core Standards: Picture Graphs
This is an interactive lesson plan where students learn about picture graphs. Students can work with picture graphs and learn to read graphs. NOTE: This site includes banner ads and sponsored links.
This site provides information on how to incorporate the book "Click, Clack, Moo" into a lesson plan. It focuses on vocabulary, sentence starters, tips for negotiating, and poetry.
Learning About Word Families
This lesson focuses on learning about word families with the book "Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type" by Doreen Cronin.
This page features videos to go along with the book "Click, Clack, Moo".
PBS: Lesson Plans
This lesson plan helps with vocabulary in the book, "Click, Clack, Moo".
Book Fest 05 Video
This webcast video is from the 2005 National Book Festival. The author talks about how she got into writing, her inspiration, and advice for young writers.
Scholastic: "Diary of a Worm"
This is a lesson plan to go along with the book, "Diary of a Worm". Includes brief information on the author at the bottom of the page. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Worms R Us
This website goes along with the children's book Diary of a Worm. The site has lesson plans for pre-reading, during reading, and post-reading activities. Download activities and resources for in-class instruction.
Giggle Giggle Quack Lesson Plan
Use this one-page PDF lesson plan to assist in teaching the book "Giggle Giggle Quack."
Bounce and Wiggle
This is a 12-page PDF file that outlines ways to use Doreen Cronin's books "Bounce" and "Wiggle" in a library or classroom. It includes a timeline for preparation, printable worksheets, activity logs, and games.
Scholastic: Duck for President
This lesson plan based on the book "Duck for President" helps students learn about voting and campaigning. Click on the "True or False? Student Activity Sheet" for a one-page printable PDF worksheet to check comprehension about the book.