These sites provide suggested questions and activities for the book “The Kid in the Red Jacket.” Also includes sites on the related themes of friendship and adjusting to a new community. There are links to eThemes Resources on Author Study: Barbara Park, Literature: Book Activities, and Literature Themes: Friendship.
Learn about author Barbara Park and the books she has written. Includes biographies, interviews, and information about her popular Junie B. Jones series. Also included is a lesson plan for creating an author study. There are links to eThemes on "The Kid in the Red Jacket" by Barbara Park and author studies.
These sites have tips on making friends and how to resolve common problems that threaten friendships. There are several classroom activity ideas to help foster friendships among students. Includes lists of recommended children's books as well as links to eThemes Resources on books that include this theme.