This resource includes a guide with arts-based activities for use during or after the reading of the novel, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo. These include writing, art, discussion, and drama activities. With these activities, students are reviewing the elements of fiction, increasing their vocabulary, and practicing literary analysis. They are growing in social skills as they work with one another as well as individually. You receive the activity sheets your students need as well as a teacher’s guide for how the activities are presented. Common core alignment for grades 4-6 is included on the last page of this guide. These activities could be spread over several days or several weeks.
Enjoy this arts-based journey of this amazing toy fantasy!