Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library Book Outline (Grades 4+) Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein is a book that 'inspires' students that typically do not enjoy reading, to want to read! In addition to adding this fun and clever mystery to your classroom library, download an outline of the most important parts of the entire book. This outline can be used by teachers during classroom discussions, reading activities, and student book conferences
Don't let your literature anthology dictate the short stories you read with your middle school and high school students. There are so many wonderful short stories out there, many of which can be used to teach a variety of literary elements and paired with other texts. Read on for 13 of my favorites (including this one), which literary terms and skills they lend themselves to teaching, plus suggested text pairings and activities.