Harold and the Purple Crayon : Crockett Johnson :Independent Activity: For homework have each student draw a picture of their favorite part of the story using only their memory. Verification and Assessment: You can verify your objectives by looking at the drawings from class and their homework assignment. Students also:. Share Flipboard Email. Janelle Cox has an M.
'Harold and the Purple Crayon' Lesson Plan
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Harold and the Purple Crayon is a children's book by Crockett Johnson. This is Johnson's most popular book. It led to a series of other books, and inspired many adaptations. The protagonist, Harold, is a curious four-year-old  boy who, with his purple crayon , has the power to create a world of his own simply by drawing it. Harold wants to go for a walk in the moonlight, but there is no moon, so he draws one. He has nowhere to walk, so he draws a path.