This can be used as a guide for students while participating in an Author’s Study. It can be useful as a reference when students are independently working while you, as the teacher, are conferencing, etc.
Explanation of what an author's study is and how to set one up
Reasons to do an author's study
Things to consider
Tips & Tricks
Journal Cover - Print as a cover for the journal. 5 color options and 4 black and white.
My Author - Record the author, their work, as well as what will be in the author study.
Writing Styles - Helpful hints and prompts.
Themes - Helpful hints and prompts.
Comparisons - Helpful hints and prompts.
Author’s Life - Helpful hints and prompts.
Personal Connections - Helpful hints and prompts.
Journal Pages - Record thinking as reading (copy for each book)
Vocabulary Cards - 21 literary elements posters