These sites have activities and discussion questions about “Sarah, Plain and Tall” and its sequel, “Skylark.” Also includes information about author Patricia Maclachlan, the state of Maine, and life on the prairie. There are links to an eMINTS WebQuest and eThemes Resources on grasslands, book activities, and character traits.
These sites have information about the different types of grassland habitats found throughout the world. Includes savannas, prairies, and steppes. Learn more about the climate and wildlife that are found in these ecosystems. There is also information about grasslands in Missouri. An eThemes Resource on habitats is included.
These sites focus on character traits and include lists of adjectives that students can use to improve their writing. There are also many activity ideas for having students identify the traits of main characters in stories. Includes lesson plans, graphic organizers, and a link to an eThemes Resource on adjectives.