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All About Author's Purpose Featuring The AP Kids!!
If you're looking for a fun, interactive, jam packed unit to teach or supplement your author's purpose skill work, you've found a contender! :) In this unit, you will find several activities to practice author's purpose as well as ideas for uses and differentiation among them. The set focuses on the
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Student Writing Booklet with "Dedication" and "About the Author" Pages
This is a fun writing booklet that you can use for several different types of writing activities. Examples might include story writing," All About Me" writing, writing prompt responses, research projects, etc. Each page comes with a cute border that students can color or leave black and white. If
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Make A Book Learn About the Author, Illustrator, Editor and Publisher
Make a Book is a packet designed for a classroom or library which teaches the ‘jobs’ of the following: ★ Author ★ Illustrator ★ Editor ★ Publisher And then, for fun, adds a ★Librarian and ★Teacher to the mix before concluding with what the students say. Included in this product: *8 full-sized
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Westing Game- About the Author Worksheet
Students read the introduction and use it to answer the questions on this page. The introduction does a good job of introducing the reader to Ellen Raskin, the author. I have other Westing Game products in my store such as a FUN "Westing Game Character Sketches" activity for the 20 characters in
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Interactive Student Notebook:  About the Author Page
Interactive Student Notebook About the Author Printable Meant to be cut out, filled out by students, and pasted into an Interactive Student Notebook PDF File Great First Day of School Activity! Would work for any age
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All About The Author
I have created these story inserts to use with books that the students create. You are able to add a photograph or a “kid drawn” picture of the student along with information about the student. This is a neat way to showcase the author in their own book. I have provided different sizes so you are ab
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Chronicles of Narnia - Learn About the Author -  C.S. Lewis -  Web Challenge
This is a three page worksheet designed to help students research and learn about the author of The Chronicles of Narnia series, C.S. Lewis. This worksheet is well-suited for group work, but is also appropriate for independent work, or whole group- depending on ability. This assignment is great to
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Teaching About Author & Illustrator (Common Core Aligned)
This is a great resource to assist in teaching the difference between an author and illustrator. My students had a hard time deciphering the difference until this was implemented and heavily taught in my classroom. With practice, my students became little experts and yours can too! This product c
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"About the Author" Pages
This set of “About the Author” pages includes 4 different pages in color and also in grayscale. They can be used for all types of writing- fiction, non-fiction, reports, etc. Two pages have all lines; two pages have lines and a box for the author’s picture. All pages have cute pencil illustrations.
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All About the Author (page)
All About the Author pdf has 20 pages for your students to choose from for their AUTHOR page for their own book publishing. There are 9 pages that tells about a 'favorite' thing of the author. 11 pages are correlated with the months, September-June, and one that is nuetral. Each page has a blank s
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All About the Author Page for Writing Portfolios
Use this page to record some information about your student authors. Take their picture and add it as well. Makes for a great parent keepsake at the end of the year.
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About the Author Research Page
A graphic organizer designed to help students gather information on the author of a book they are reading, have read, or are going to read. Students will use internet sites to research their author. The thumbnail that loads has the title in two lines. When you download the document, it is all acr
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Learning About Author's Purpose!
Want an effective way to introduce and teach author's purpose? Here are some fun activities to do with your first graders when learning about author's purpose! This mini lesson includes an introduction to what are the three reasons an author will write, along with 3 different passages, and a brain c
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School Themed: Writing Booklet with "Dedication" and "About the Author" Pages
This is the second version of this booklet that I have created. This fun writing booklet can be used for several different types of writing activities. Examples might include story writing," All About Me" writing, writing prompt responses, research projects, etc. Each page comes with a school-theme
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About the Author Page
Here is an About the Author Page, to go along with any published piece! There are 2 versions here, one with a space to draw a self portrait and lines to write on, and another matching version, differentiated for younger, or special needs students.
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Writer's Workshop Poem + About the Author Bulletin Board Display
Your students will love to launch their daily Writing Workshop with this fun poem. Poetry is a great starting point for any lesson! This is an original poem, written by me, and can be read in the Preview file. I trust that you will purchase it before using. Use the "About the Author" pages to celeb
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About the Author Project
A fun project where students choose an author, research about that author's life, and then create a book jacket placing a picture of the author on the cover, and information about the author's life on the inside flaps. Download includes: 1) Step-by-step instructions on how to assemble the book jac
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To Build a Fire by Jack London (Plot, About the Author, High Level Questions)
To Build a Fire Resources INCLUDED 1. About the Author Jack London PowerPoint (10 slides). 2. To Build a Fire Plot PowerPoint (26 slides). This PowerPoint goes through the concept of plot (exposition, conflict, crisis/climax etc.) and explains how plot is appl
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About the Author - Fill in the Blank - Printable
A great way to have aspiring authors add a personal touch to their writing. Simple fill in the blank format. A cute way to record their interests at the time. ** I have updated the file to include a couple other options with new borders and fonts**
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About the Author
This About the Author page is for students to fill out and put at the end of a book they have written. It has a spot for a picture to be drawn or pasted.
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Learning about Author's Purpose
The unit begins through explaining the P.I.E. of an Author's Purpose: Persuade, Inform and Entertain. The unit also later includes a 4th purpose of writing: to express personal feelings. Includes: Reading Comprehension: Author's Purpose P.I.E.. A proof reading activity of the same text as the Aut
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All About Authors Unit Bundle
Working on speaking skills with your class? Here is a lesson plan bundle for an entire unit working on research and planning skills for a speech. It breaks everything down into three sections in which they will gather information and then put together in their own words to deliver in front of the cl
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About the Author Paper
This about the author is great for opinion, information, and narrative writing! It includes space for the author's picture and information. Perfect for writers to use in writer's workshop, literacy centers, or choice time! **To purchase this about the author, as well as a table of contents and glo
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Table of Contents, About the Author, & Glossary Bundle
This bundle includes a table of contents (with spaces for the names of chapters/headings and page numbers), glossary (with spaces for vocabulary words and their definitions), and about the author (with space for the author's picture and information)! They are great for opinion, information, and narr
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About the Author
I use this lesson plan and letter on the first day of school. The letter can easily be adapted to fit your school and your writing program. This lesson teaches students about "about the author" pages and asks that students and parents an about the author (about your student). Students love to rea
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What Does the Bible Say about Authorities? Lapbook study of Romans 13: 1-7
What Does the Bible Say about Authorities? Lapbook study of Romans 13: 1-7 Are your students forgetting their role as student as your role as teacher? Bring it all back to God's Word. What does God tell us about authorities? Study Romans 13 to learn how this can apply to our school setting. Lap
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About the Authors
"About the authors is about the littlest authors-those in kindergarten through second grade. Based on a profound understanding of the ways in which young children learn, it shows teachers how to launch a writing workshop by inviting children to do what they do naturally-make stuff. So why not write
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About the Author Template
When time permits, my students love to add an about the author page to their writings before our publishing parties. This is a one day project in which we explore 3 examples of about the authors, I'll draft an example for myself, and then my students practice writing their own. We discuss adding det
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Island of the Blue Dolphins: About the Author Crossword—One of a Kind!
This crossword puzzle is based on the life and career of Scott O'Dell, from the titles of his books to the university he attended. Students might not know all the answers, but, as with all crosswords, many will be revealed as students fill in the ones they do know. A unique crossword puzzle involvin
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William Golding - Lord of the Flies- About the Author Power Point
I like to start each novel or short story with an overview of the author. It always took so long to pull together information on each one that I finally starting putting together powerpoints to use year after year. Especially for students with interpersonal intelligence, it helps them to connect w
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About the Author: William Shakespeare's  Study Guide
Two page reading guide that goes along with the article: "About the Author: William Shakespeare Courtesty of Compton's Learning Company (Google it to get article). 20 questions in all that go right in order of the article. You could have the students read the article first and then let them do the w
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About the Authors book study
A book study of About the Authors, which was a staple in my teaching and literacy coaching career. Also included are real pictures from classroom anchor charts as well as some tried and true tips from one teacher to another!
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About The Author
An "About The Author" template for all writing endeavors, books, etc. It includes both a rough draft with guiding prompts and a final draft. Students can write it in third-person perspective to make it sound official. It includes a box to glue in a photograph or draw a picture. Great for grades 1 th
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Writing about the author directions
A few tips, directions, and sample as to how to write about the author. This can be used as an example or introduction to this topic.w
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About the Author Page {Writing}
Fun about the author page for any grade! My kiddos love coloring in the letters and making it their own. (Some don't have the best handwriting so this works perfect! PDF 330 dpi
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Fairytale Writers Workshop About the Author Page
Editable/Printable Graphic Organizer for students to create their own Authors Page during a writers workshop process
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Student Information Sheet "All About the Author"
I have my students fill this out at the beginning of the year every year and then they glue it in to the first page of their Interactive Notebook. It gives me a chance to really see what they like and dislike before I know them from being in class!
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About The Author Sheet Filagree Shape
Have students upload a digital picture or paste an actual picture to complete this fabulous page! You can shrink the final product and use as a bulletin board border with all your students smiling faces. A sure hit every time!
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About The Author Sheet Scroll Design
Have students upload a digital picture or paste an actual picture to complete this fabulous page! You can shrink the final product and use as a bulletin board border with all your students smiling faces. A sure hit every time!
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About The Author - Student Page
At the beginning of the school year, students write an "About the Author" page to include in their writer's notebooks. Students will utilize this binder throughout the school year to publish writing that they have completed through the brainstorming, writing, editing, revising, and publishing proce
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FREE About the Author PDF with Vocabulary Pages
FREE About the Author PDF with Vocabulary Pages This free black and white printable includes: 2 options for about the author pages to add to any writing project 4 pages of vocabulary to help students write their author pages, which may be added to student writing resource folders Illustrated word ba
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About the Author Template - FREEBIE
Included are two pages to complete an About the Author page for your students. The first page is the rough draft and second is the final copy paper which includes a space for a self-portrait. I am using this in my room as we are creating our Poetry Collections. I read several About the Author pag
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About the Author Cover for Writing Projects
Here is a simple About the Author page to include in your students' writing projects. They can draw a portrait in the the pencil frame, or take a picture of them during Writer's Workshop.
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About the Author
For students who create their own books. They can fill in the blanks and add a photo to create their own about the author page for their book jacket.
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About The Author
This is a great way to highlight information about student author's for open house or other special school presentations.
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About the Author Sheets
This document includes two About the Author sheets that are easy to fill out and great for learning about students authors at the end of their writing.
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About the Author
Here's a great opportunity to have your student's showcase their writing in a fun and "professional" way.
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All About Author's Purpose!
This is an excellent resource to use with your kiddos while exploring author's purpose! This handout can be used in response to a read-aloud, or students can use it while reading independently.
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"All About the Author" Author Study Activity Poster
All About the Author: Looking to have your students do an author study? If so, this is a great little research project for your students. These author posters would be a great year round bulletin board to hang near your classroom library. The poster is 8.5 x 11 (landscape). The sections for the s
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About the Author  Writing Process Writing Center
About the Author What kid doesn't like to tell you about themselves? Store these pages in your Writing Center. Let your little authors use them to tell "their story" upon completion of a writing project. They can also be used to post student work on bulletin boards and in the hall. Product incl
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About the Author
Students can draw pictures of themselves and then write descriptions to insert in any book they create!
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About the Author
About the Author page with illustrations and captions. Can be used for narratives, essays, short stories or books!
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