Title: The Mixed-Up Chameleon
Author: Eric Carle
Illustrator: Eric Carle
Publisher: Penguin Books (1998)
A chameleon wants to be like other the animals so alters its colour, shape and size. “Just then a fly flew by. The chameleon was very hungry. But the chameleon was very mix-ed. it was a little of this and it was a little of that. And it couldn’t catch the fly.” In the end, the mixed-up chameleon learns it is best to be himself.
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Scholastic: The Mixed-Up Chameleon Lesson Plans
Eric Carle Museum: The Mixed-Up Chameleon Lesson Ideas
CPalms: Chameleon Mix-Up Lesson Plan
Illuminated Films Youtube: The Mixed-Up Chameleon
Child Development Institute: Self Esteem and Your Child’s Motivation
Kids Health in the Classroom: Self Esteem Teacher’s Guide
Scholastic: Staff Teacher Handout: Helping Children Develop a Sense of Identity
Teaching Tolerance: Looking Inwards, Looking Outwards: An Exploration of Identity Learning Plan
Eric Carle Official Website
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