Clifford the Big Red Dog
Lesson plans, games, books, and other Clifford the Big Red Dog resources for teaching young readers.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2
Clifford and Community
The Clifford crew's latest adventure teaches them an important lesson on asking for help. Engage your students in activities that reinforce the story and message.
Use this lesson to teach about fire safety, using the book Clifford the Firehouse Dog in your lesson plan. Kids make their own Clifford books too!
This beginning chapter book featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog will expand children's knowledge of whales and the concept of endangered species.
Children will use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the story of The Dog Who Cried "Woof!" with the original tale "The Boy Who Cried Wolf" and discuss the important lessons that both stories emphasize.
Clifford Goes to School
This lesson plan provides a wide range of classroom activities related to the series of books written by Norman Bridwell about Clifford the Big Red Dog.
Welcome children with activities that help relieve the anxiety of beginning school in a new place and with new friends.
Clifford and the Four Seasons
With the help of Clifford, children compare problem-solving strategies used in his stories. Also, find a variety of fun ideas to celebrate one of the most brilliant colors of autumn: orange.
Use Clifford the Big Red Dog to teach children about seasonal concepts through reading, expressive language, and art.
Language Learning With Clifford
Teach phonics through online games and stories starring Clifford!
Early readers practice important phonemic awareness and phonics skills as they actively listen to words read aloud. Online activities engage students in building storybooks, help students connect sounds to letters, and enhance their reading vocabulary.
Clifford’s missing! Where could he be? A lesson on prepositions takes Mrs. Power’s kindergarten students around the school looking for their lost friend. Give this learning project a try with your students -- you will be amazed at the amount of excitement and learning that takes place.
Big BIG With Clifford
Teach social and emotional skills and encourage respect for diversity with this lesson plan featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog.
Encourage awareness of good manners through literature and creative expression — with a little help from Clifford the Big Red Dog!
The focus of this Clifford lesson plan is to recognize acts of kindness through reading and language experiences and to encourage children to share acts of kindness with someone special.
This Clifford lesson plan focuses on involving children in activities that encourage a sense of community through literature, language, and creative expression.
Woof! Woof!: The focus of this lesson is to help children become aware of how important it is to be responsible at home and school through meaningful reading and language experiences.
Woof! Woof!: The focus of this lesson is to promote the concept of being truthful and making good choices in the school setting through literature and cooperative learning experiences.
Woof! Woof!: This lesson's focus is to share with children the value of helping others through fun reading and art activities.
Woof! Woof!: The focus of this lesson is to reinforce the concept of working together through teamwork by encouraging participation in fun literacy and cognitive activities.