Ideas for introducing Arthur Dorros and final preparations for his visit:
Read as many of the books to your students as possible. Have them available in the classroom for reading.
Do book-related activities from Classroom Activities.
Have students read the author autobiography in About the Arthur.
Have students do Internet searches for references to the author, his books, and related articles. Complete
the word search that uses words associated with Arthur Dorros.
Share the bookmarks of Alvin the alligator.
Create a bulletin board using the information in All About Books,
About the Arthur, Links, or other sources.
Use a map to show where Mr. Dorros has lived and traveled.
Do a mock interview. Pretend to be the author and have students ask you questions, or have a student pretend to
be the author.
Have the students review his books. Create a bulletin board using these comments or publish a book of reviews.