Thematic Units - Jack Prelutsky

Author Study of Jack Prelutsky

You will find various Lesson Plans on the top portion of this page.
Further down, you will find Web Sites.
At the bottom of the page, you will find Books that you can order directly from!

Lesson Plans

Author of the Month Grades Various
Find a biography, book list, classroom activities, and bulletin board.

Integrated Music Lesson Grade 2
The students will: Listen to a story with rhymes Discuss rhymes Listen to poetry with rhymes Find rhymes in music.

My Snake Grades K-2
This P.E. lesson will help students learn about body awareness and letter recognition.

Philanthropy—A Day at the Beach Grades 3-5
The teacher will introduce the concept of philanthropy and lay the groundwork for the students to participate as philanthropists in the International Coastal Cleanup, a volunteer action for the common good.

Poetry Writing With Jack Prelutsky
A Scholastic sponsored web site that gives students great insight into Mr. Prelutsky's poetry writing. Students can also write their own poem.

Rhyme Time: Poetry Plans and Projects Grades Various
Another great resource from Education World.

St. Valentine's Day Grade 6
The main aim of the lesson is to develop creative activity of the students.

Turn Your Students Into Well-Versed Poets Grades Various
Great poetry resources from Education World.

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Web Sites

A Pizza the Size of the Sun
Online copy of Jack Prelutsky's poem, "A Pizza the Size of the Sun."

A short biography on Mr. Prelutsky.

Homework! Oh, Homework!
An online copy of the poem.

Kids Read
Short biography and list of books.

Poem Hunter
Find poems by Mr. Prelutsky.

Poetry Exhibits
Find a short biography and several online poems.

An online copy of the poem.

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The 20th Century Children's Poetry Treasury

A Pizza the Size of the Sun

Awful Ogre's Awful Day

The Baby Uggs Are Hatching

The Beauty of the Beast: Poems from the Animal Kingdom

Beneath a Blue Umbrella

Dog Days: Rhymes Around the Year

The Dragons Are Singing Tonight

For Laughing Out Loud: Poems to Tickle Your Funnybone

The Frogs Wore Red Suspenders

The Gargoyle on the Roof

Halloween Countdown

The Headless Horseman Rides Tonight: More Poems to Trouble Your Sleep

Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!

Imagine That: Poems of Never-Was

It's Raining Pigs & Noodles

It's Christmas

It's Halloween

It's Snowing! It's Snowing!

It's Thanksgiving

It's Valentine's Day

Meet Jack Prelutsky

Monday's Troll

The New Kid on the Block

Nightmares : Poems to Trouble Your Sleep

My Parents Think I'm Sleeping

Poetry Fun by the Ton With Jack Prelutsky

The Random House Book of Poetry for Children

Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young

Ride a Purple Pelican

Rolling Harvey Down the Hill


The Sheriff of Rottenshot: Poems (Mulberry Read-Alones)

Something Big Has Been Here

Zoo Doings

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