Just a Dream
by
Chris Van Allsburg

Related Links:
The World of Chris Van Allsburg From Houghton Mifflin.
Chris Van Allsburg This site includes an interview with the author.
Chris Van Allsburg: Teacher Resource File from the Internet School Library Media Center.
Van Allsburg Do an author's study on Chris Van Allsburg.
Instructional Vocabulary  
Additional vocabulary for The Singing Snake, Anansi Finds a Fool, Ma'ii and Cousing Horned Toad, The Magical Starfruit Tree, Just a Dream, Oil Spill!, The Woman Who Outshone the Sun, Hanna's Cold Winter, Uncle Jed's Barber Shop, and Ramona's Book Report.
Theme 5: Our Families, Our Communities
More links for Just a Dream, Oil Spill, and The Woman Who Outshone the Sun. From Vancouver Public Schools, Vancouver, Washington.
Word List:
* trash *

* factory *

crumpled

bulging

* traffic *

haze

maximum

shrieking

* dump *

smog

motorless

Mt. Everest

smokestack

* neutral *

hydrant

Vocabulary:
trash: garbage.
factory: a building where things are made.
traffic: busy movement.
dump: a place where trash is stored.
neutral: in a machine, when no power travels from the engine to the parts that move it.

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