Teaching Community through The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton.


The Roanoke Valley Preservation Foundation and the City of Roanoke Planning Building and Development Department have partnered to create a workbook of easily implemented lesson plans related to the teachings of The Little House, written and illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton, for the second grade classroom. Funded in part by a grant from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, this 1943 Caldecott Award winner is the perfect vehicle for teaching children about community. Download the entire workbook and associated lesson plan templates below

This publication has been financed in part with Federal funds from the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. However, the contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the view or policies of the U.S. Department of the Interior. This program receives Federal financial assistance for identification and protection of historic properties. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, the U.S. Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in its federally assisted programs. If you believe you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility as described above, or if you desire further information, please write to: Office of Equal Opportunity, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20240.

Permission is granted to duplicate work from this book for classroom use, with proper credit given to the Roanoke Valley Preservation Foundation, the City of Roanoke, and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources.

Teaching Workbook
Lesson 1: Photo Printout
Lesson 6: Timeline
Lesson 6: Cover
Lesson 7: Recycling

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