Teach A Time to Dance, Island’s End & Climbing the Stairs

Discussion Guides, Lesson Plans and other teaching resources for Padma Venkatraman’s first three novels are available (for free download) on this page.

Please visit the Teach THE BRIDGE HOME page for resources specific to that title. 

A Time to Dance Resources:

Discussion Guide and Lesson Plan
Trailer
HGMS library reading
Listen to an Excerpt from A Time to Dance

Island’s End Resources:

Discussion Guide and Lesson Plan
Book talk
Trailer
Listen to an Excerpt

Climbing the Stairs Resources:

Discussion Guide and Lesson Plan
Theater Adaptation of Climbing the Stairs
Wikispace with more lesson plans
Website with additional resources
SCASL YABA award book talk podcast
Trailer
Spanish Trailer (La Escalera Prohibida)
Listen to an Excerpt
Listen to an excerpt from Climbing the Stairs in Spanish (La Escalera Prohibida)
Glossary of Indian terms