Common Core ELA Standard for 3rd Grade:
ELACC3RL9: Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series).
This is an Author Study Unit for students in 3rd grade. This unit involves reading two books from the same author, comparing and contrasting the books, researching the author, and choosing a project from the project choice board. Students are assessed using a rubric.