For Teachers

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Full Unit of Study


  • Complete Unit of Study
  • Standards aligned
  • Day by day lesson plans and discussion questions
  • Handouts + activities
  • Virtual writing lessons
  • Video features, including Behind the Scenes secrets from the author!

Virtual Writing Lessons

Note: All virtual writing lessons are incorporated into the full unit of study for The Circus of Stolen Dreams (see above), but can be used separately!

Building a Dream Tent: Writing with Sensory Detail

Classroom Activity Starter: Making a Metaphor

Lesson Extension: Metaphor: Using Comparisons to Paint a Picture

Behind the Scenes Videos!

Note: These videos are meant to be viewed only after reading the correlating chapter. May contain spoilers! All Behind the Scenes clips are also incorporated into the full unit of study above!

Additional Resources

Book Club Discussion Guide:

Discussion ?’s by Chapter: