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Literature: "The Crayon Box That Talked" by Shane DeRolf

These sites are about the book “The Crayon Box That Talked”. There is information about the author, lesson plans, classroom activities, and discussion questions.


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This page has information about the author and his accomplishments. Scroll down to the second entry.
This activity demonstrates to children that when we work together, the outcome is much more interesting and colorful. A craft, PowerPoint, and a poem hand-out is provided. Note: This site contains advertising.
Use this parable with "The Crayon Box That Talked". From Scouting Website.
Watch this video of "The Crayon Box That Talked" with your students. You might want to watch it several times.
Share these student illustrated book reviews with your students.
Read "The Crayon Box That Talked" and have students make mini posters about themselves. Additional activities are provided.
The page has suggested activities for teaching students about individual differences.
This lesson plan covers some of the vocabulary words used in the story.
This three-page PDF file contains vocabulary words, discussion questions, and activities.
Here is a drawing exercise to go along with "The Crayon Box That Talked" to help students discover the value of diversity.

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