James and the Giant Peach: Part 1

Information About This Unit

List of Materials and Supplies Needed for This Pathway:

Creature Guidebook:

  • Cardstock or paper
  • Crayons or markers
  • Hole punch
  • Brass fasteners


Collecting Insects:

  • Net or container for catching insects
  • Clean glass jar with lid (punch holes in the lid)
  • Moist soil, twigs and grass


Peach Smoothie:

  • 1 cup frozen peach slices
  • 1/2 banana, sliced
  • 3 tbs. non-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1/4 cup orange or apple juice
  • 1/2 cup rice, soy or cow's milk
  • 1 tbs. sugar, if desired
  • Blender


Introduce Quotation Marks:

  • Lined paper
  • Pencil


Find the Quotation Marks:

  • Newspaper or magazine
  • Highlighter


Conversations and Quotation Marks:

  • Printer and paper, if you print the photos
  • Lined paper
  • Pencil


Writing Assignments:



  • Printer
  • Paper
  • Pencil
Links to Related Pathways (if any):

Language Arts Year 2, Week 9: James and the Giant Peach: Part 2

Links to Free Learning Material

Subjects: Language Arts
Grade Levels: 2nd Grade
Resource Type: Lesson
Instructional Method: Traditional