GET READY FOR RACHELLE'S VISIT! ACTIVITIES AND MORE

FOR TEACHERS
 How to make the most of your School Author Visit

Please click link to share my Greetings Video with your students!   

POSTER ANNOUNCING VISIT
Click link to print and post around school. 

 If your school plans to have a "lunch time rap session" with the author, here's one way to choose participants. (Instructions may be edited). Please have lunch participants wear name tags and have them bring a sample of their creative writing with them.

READ MY BOOKS!
Get the students excited by familiarizing them with my work. Your library may have ordered a set.
You may also request a PDF of some of the books to read to your class. 
Click the links below titles for activity printouts. 

 TREE HOUSE IN A STORM  
K-3 Picture book
ClassroomGuide               Word Search                    Maze                 Crossword Puzzle  

Decorate Sami’s Pajamas                         Decorate Little Bear’s Pajamas:  
Maze (help Sami get to bed)                    Bookmarks (color): 

THE WALKING FISH  
Science-adventure novel, grades 4-7.  
*BEST SCIENCE TRADE BOOKS for K-12 (National Science Teachers Association & Children's Book Council) 

            THE TOOTH FAIRY TRAP  
K-2 Chapter book.
(Grade 2-4 chapter book - humor - school setting. Paperback.)
ClassroomGuide: Trivia / Comprehension Questions and Discussion Questions  
Compare/Contrast 2 characters (Venn Diagram)

NONFICTION MAGAZINE ARTICLES 

Q&A:
Help the students prepare relevant questions to ask the author at the visit.
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