The following activities and resources were prepared by Kathy Johnson, a wonderful media specialist from Voyager Elementary School in Alexandria, MN.  
 
Up North at the Cabin

Up North at the Cabin

illustrated by Steve Johnson
published by Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, May 1992
ISBN 0688097324
Ages 4-8, 32 pages

A girl recalls the "magic of summer" that she experiences while Up North at the Cabin.

Use a map to identify lakes that the students have been to. (Ask parents to help with names and locations.
Collect pictures of trips to the lake and make a bulletin board.
Write down memories of visits to the lake.
Compare and contrast the book Letter to the Lake by Marie Swanson.
Write or tell "fish stories."