Literature: "Poppy" by Avi
These sites are about the book “Poppy” by Avi. There are lesson plan ideas, discussion questions, vocabulary words, and information about mice and owls. Included are several related eThemes with more information about author Avi, mice, owls, and porcupines.
Here is a short interview with the author. Explore the links on this site to learn more about his books.
This is an eight-page PDF file including discussion questions and extension activities that can be used in conjunction with reading books in the Poppy series.
An Environmental Lesson From "Poppy" By Avi
Students can learn about the concept of an ecosystem while reading the novel "Poppy" in this lesson. This is a Microsoft Word document.
This page has questions and activity ideas for discussing Avi's books "Poppy" and "Crispin."
These pictures of mice can be used to illustrate classroom projects.
These pictures of owls can be used to illustrate classroom projects.
eThemes Resource: Literature: "True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle" by Avi
These sites are about the book "True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle" and author Avi. Includes many discussion questions, hands-on activity ideas, and some online quizzes and games. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on historical fiction.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Mice
Learn about different species of mice, their physical characteristics, and their habitat. Includes some images and ideas for crafts and classroom activities.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Owl Pellets
Discover how investigating owl pellets can reveal information about owls, their habitats, eating habits, and their place in the food chain. Learn how to dissect pellets, record findings, and analyze them. Includes online dissection practice, games, puzzles, video and audio files, lesson plans, and other activities. There are links to eThemes resources on barn owls and raptors.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Porcupines
These sites are about porcupines, their habitats, diet, and behaviors. Learn how many kinds of porcupines there are and where they are found. You will find an audio file, video, quiz, fast facts, and many pictures.
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