These sites are about the author Avi and his novels. They include author biographical information, author interviews and videos, and instructional materials for teaching Avi novels – “Crispin”, “Fighting Ground”, “Iron Thunder”, “Poppy”, and “True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle.” Includes links to eThemes Resources: Literature: “Poppy” by Avi and “True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle” by Avi.
This author study on Avi, features his story "The Secret School"; includes a spotlight on the author, a list of books by the author, a link between the author and literature, a discussion of plots and problems, writing advice from the author, a genre study, and activities that allow students to demonstrate what they have learned.
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This 19-page PDF provides a teacher's guide for "Crispin: The Cross of Lead" by Avi; includes: background information, plot summary, cast of characters, John Ball, key places and terms, glossary, discussion questions, instructional activities, resources, and author biographical information.
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.
These sites are about the book "True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle" and author Avi. Includes many discussion questions, hands-on activity ideas, worksheets, and some online quizzes and games. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on historical fiction, and one for Avi's novel "Poppy."