Novel Ideas for the Classroom

Using Cold War on Maplewood Street with 5th - 7th grade classes

Language Arts

Social Studies

Cold War on Maplewood Street was inspired by an historic event in the author's girlhood.  Imagine you are grown up and want to write a story about your life  now. Is there one event you would like to single out and set your story around?   What are the most important details you think you should include to give young  readers of the future a sense of what it's like to grow up at this particular time in  history?

 Computer Skills

Go to the website for Cold War on Maplewood Street.

Art & Music

Physical Education


   *To teachers:  Create story problems appropriate to the math level of the class, utilizing

  the events, number of pages and number of chapters in Cold War on Maplewood Street.