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Ideas for introducing Arthur Dorros and final preparations for his visit:

Star Review  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.

Star Review  Have students read the author autobiography in About the Arthur.

Star Review  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.

Star Review  Share the bookmarks of Alvin the alligator.

Star Review  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.

Star Review  Do a mock interview. Pretend to be the author and have students ask you questions, or have a student pretend to be the author.

Star Review  Have the students review his books. Create a bulletin board using these comments or publish a book of reviews.

Other Activities:


Alligator Shoes

Animal Tracks

Ant Cities

Feel the Wind

Radio Man/Don Radio

Rainforest Secrets

This Is My House

Tonight is Carnaval

Introducing Arthur Dorros

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