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.
No-Prep novel study for "Old Yeller", a standards based interactive notebook literature guide with follow-up reading response questions for every chapter as well as vocabulary, writing projects, activities and enrichment projects. Teacher friendly engaging lessons to use with this award winning novel by Fred Gibson in your classroom while encouraging critical reading skills.$
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.