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The Big, Bad Wolf...Is This a Fact?

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Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Eight to ten 1-hour sessions
Lesson Author

E. Christine Brojek

Sebring, Florida


International Literacy Association


Materials and Technology






Wolves by Seymour Simon (HarperTrophy, 1995)

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1. Obtain enough copies of Wolves by Seymour Simon for the entire class to use individually or to share within small groups. Also decide which Seymour Simon titles to have available to students during Session 7 (see Books by Seymour Simon).

2. Review the author, vocabulary, and wolves websites listed in the Resources section of this lesson.

3. Ensure that students possess the following prerequisite skills:

a. Students are able to plan and create presentations using one of the following software programs:

  • AppleWorks

  • HyperStudio

  • PowerPoint
b. Students are able to navigate the Internet to locate information.

c. Students are able to save and retrieve computer documents.

d. Students have prior practice in working in cooperative groups.

4. Schedule time for students to access computer workstations every day of the lesson.

5. Ensure that each student has a journal.

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