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
Children learn all about the circus, including circus jobs and circus animals, through applications in art, literature, poetry, drama, movement math and science.
Offer your class a comprehensive view of dinosaurs, including what they ate and how they lived, with this lesson unit incorporating science, math, literature, poetry, and the arts.
Shows teachers creative strategies for teaching students the seasons and months of the year. The approach spans all subjects and centers on identification, recitation, and memorization techniques.
Presents an integrated approach to teaching colors while exposing students to literature. The unit plan also applies science, math, drama, art, and movement to learning about colors.
These Thanksgiving-themed lesson plans and activities are fun and educational for younger students.
Teach social and emotional skills and encourage respect for diversity with this lesson plan featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog
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!
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.
This lesson plan provides a wide range of activities related to the series of books written by Norman Bridwell about Clifford the Big Red Dog.
Students practice identifying words with long-vowel sounds and gain experience with sound-spellings.
Students practice identifying words with short-vowel sounds and sound-spellings.
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.
Use Clifford the Big Red Dog to teach children about seasonal concepts through reading, expressive language, and art.
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.
Welcome children with activities that help relieve the anxiety of beginning school in a new place and with new friends.
This beginning chapter book featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog will expand children's knowledge of whales and the concept of endangered species.
This lesson uses crafts to set classroom rules. It draws connections between the values and experiences of the class and those of Clifford the Big Red Dog.
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.
Provides practice with beginning consonant sounds, including identifying initial consonants and matching letter sounds to their corresponding letters.
This lesson provides practice distinguishing between pairs of similar-looking lowercase letters, such as b and d, p and b, m and w, n and m.
Watch as children explore this winter wonder through books, painting, and hands-on play.
Woof! Woof!: 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.
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 will focus on involving children in activities that encourage a sense of community through literature, language, and creative expression.
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 help children become aware of how important it is to be responsible at home and school through meaningful reading and language experiences.
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.