Old Yeller is a 1957 Walt Disney Productions film starring Tommy Kirk, Dorothy McGuire and Beverly Washburn, and directed by Robert Stevenson. It is about a boy and a stray dog in post-Civil War Texas. The story is based upon the 1956 Newbery Honor-winning book Old Yeller by Fred Gipson. Gipson also co-wrote the screenplay with William Tunberg. The success of Old Yeller led to a sequel, Savage Sam, which was also based on a Gipson book.
FREE! Old Yeller by Fred Gipson is the focus of these FREE task cards. On each card there is a clue to describe a character from the story. Students are to write the character that each clue best describes. A response form for students and an answer key for the teacher are provided.
Old Yeller Journeys Fifth Grade Supplemental Materials
Old Yeller ~ Supplemental Materials : Journeys aligned! This package contains a variety of activities from the story “Old Yeller” to teach, re-teach, practice or assess the various lessons taught. Vocabulary and writing are emphasized and an Essential Question is included! $