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Author Study: Laura Numeroff

This is a collection of sites about author Laura Numeroff and her circle stories. Includes biographical information about her life and work. There are several suggested classroom activities to go along with the books: “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie,” “If You Give a Pig a Pancake,” “If You Give a Moose a Muffin,” “Dogs Don’t Wear Sneakers,” and “If You Take a Mouse to School.” There is a link to an eThemes Resource on mice.


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Students can visit the author's official site and read about her life and work. Click on "Story Starters" for writing ideas.
Numberoff discusses her childhood, reading books, and her writing.
Author Laura Numeroff tells about her childhood, her love of reading, going to college, and her family.
Use this lesson to help students make predictions using the pictures and the text. "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie." NOTE: This site includes ads.
In this lesson, have your students design their own sooty, using a literature "wheel". NOTE: This site includes ads.
This lesson plan uses "If You Give a mouse a Cookie" to teach students about wants and good, along with exploring cause and effect.
This lesson combines word-skill work with prediction and sequencing practice. Includes an overview, standards, resources and preparation, an instructional plan and related resources.
This site has enrichment activities to go along with reading this book in class.
This Carol Hurst site includes a synopsis of the book and suggested classroom activities.
This teacher site offers ideas on how to use "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" in the classroom.
Learn about different species of mice, their physical characteristics, and their habitat. Includes some images and ideas for crafts and classroom activities.

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