Miss Daisy is Crazy- Lesson Plan Chapter 4
Miss Daisy is Crazy by Dan Guttman
lunchbox a metal or plastic box that you put your lunch in to take to school
traded - give something of yours to another person in return for something of his
impostor - someone who is not what they seem
fake - not real
snuck - to approach or act on stealthily
ransom - money that is paid in order to free someone who has been captured or kidnapped
Questions for discussion:
Where are the kids in this chapter?
What are they doing?
What do they think about Miss Daisy?
What ideas do they have about her?
Is she a real teacher?
What happened to the real teacher?
What idea does A.J. say at the end?
What would you do in this situation?
You are a concerned parent of one of the children in the class, who is writing a letter to the newspaper about the new teacher Miss Daisy. You are upset that she is not a good teacher. Tell all of her faults. Write your opinion of the teacher. Suggest an action plan about what to do about her.