Lesson Elements

Each book in the Annabelle-Please-Don’t-Tell! series spans one week in Annabelle’s life. Told in a humorous and lyrical style, with illustrations on nearly every page, the stories are saturated with challenging concepts, Standard English tools, cultural information, and facts and skills from various academic areas.

On the page corresponding to each book in the series, you will find content lists, discussion starters, and lesson plan ideas. These materials were designed to assist educators, parents, grandparents, and other adults who are using the Annabelle-Please-Don’t-Tell! books to help children understand concepts, express ideas and questions, absorb information, and practice skills while enjoying reading.

You are invited to share your own ideas and experiences on our Grown-Up’s Comment page.