Literature: "Holes" by Louis Sachar
Find information about the book, suggested classroom activities, discussion questions, online quizzes, and lesson plans. There are links to eThemes Resources on author Louis Sachar and literature theme on bullying.
This website includes the information on Louis Sachar as well as information on his books and FAQ.
A teacher provides a summary for each chapter and discussion questions. Scroll down to keep reading. NOTE: This site contains ads.
ThinkQuest: The Hole Truth (and Nothing But the Truth)
This student-created site has quiz questions about each chapter in "Digging into the Book." The other links have activities and games relating to the book.
Louis Sachar: Top of His Class
In this article, Sachar talks about his book "Holes" and some of the characters. NOTE: This site contains ads.
This student-created site has information about the book, its author, the legend of Kissin' Kate Barlow, vocabulary, and a summary of the story.
Holes Literature Guide
Here are five suggested activities to go along with the book.
This teacher-created lesson gives a good summary of the book, characters, and themes. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Disney: Holes the Movie
This site for the movie includes lesson plans under the link "Get Lesson Plans."
Book Review: Holes
Read reviews of the book written by students. This site also includes pictures that the students drawings.
Louis Sachar's Holes Comprehension Companion
This page has activities and discussion questions that aim to foster reading comprehension.
This lesson plan contents online questions and activities that can go along with the book as well as the relate links.
eThemes Resource: Author Study: Louis Sachar
These sites are about the life and work of the author Louis Sachar. There are links to eThemes Resources on his books.
eThemes Resource: Literature Themes: Bullying
These sites are about bullies and includes tips on how to deal with them. There are lists of recommended children's books that have a bullying theme, a printable pledge against bullying, and an animated movie. Includes eThemes Resources on several books with this theme.