ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more.
Episode 13 — Tickle Your Funny Bone
|Grades||K – 5|
|Podcast Series||Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
See all episodes in this series
|Original Air Date||Published March 31, 2009|
Grades 3 – 6 | Calendar Activity |  January 27
After reading one of Carroll's chapters, students plan an unbirthday party and do activities and preparation for the event.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 21
Using lines from Bombeck's newspaper column, students identify allusive or satirical humor. Older students can rewrite the passages for a different audience.