AUTHOR STUDY/RESEARCH {BIOGRAPHY FLIPBOOK ORGANIZER}

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Make research on famous authors interesting and fun with this biography Flipbook organizer. Your students will undertake an author study of the life and work of 12 famous authors.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:
✓ Blackline flipbook templates ( 13 cover options)
✓ 1 banner – buntings reading ‘Amazing Authors’
✓ Self and peer-editing Checklist
✓ Writing Sheets
✓ Teacher Grading Rubric
✓ Option to use links or QR Codes to access links to research on featured authors

a variety of sources in addition to these links/QR Codes would be effective in gathering key information on featured authors.

ACTIVITY
Students research the life of an author of choice and record information in the flipbook organizer. There are 12 cover options, each featuring a famous author. A blank cover template is also included for students to illustrate.

The flipbook organizer may also serve as the first draft whereby students will self edit, peer edit and publish from.


THE FLIPBOOK
The flipbook scaffolds the research process with guiding prompts.

The following sections are included:
A. The Writing Prompt : instructions to collect information on the author’s biographical information.

B. The Introduction: Name, time period and place, why the author is important.

C. The Body: key information on the author’s family, childhood, and major achievements, accomplishments, and obstacles.

D. The Conclusion: current information on author, importance of author, contributions to literary world and favorite quote (if known).

How to assemble: Flipbook
You can choose either of the three options.

→ Print out the templates in backline. Cut around each template and assemble from smallest template to largest template. Have students color in image and lettering. Staple/glue at the top.

→ Print out the templates on cardstock (different colors). Cut around each template and assemble. Students may color in image and lettering. Staple/glue at the top.

How to assemble: Interactive Notebook
Cut around templates. Assemble smallest to largest. Glue down
largest template (conclusion) in notebook. Paste other templates at
the top tab one above the other from largest to smallest.

EVIDENCE OF LEARNING
Display banner reading ‘Amazing Authors’ on bulletin board. Place
flipbooks, published sheets below.

FEATURED AUTHORS UNDER STUDY
♥ Beatrix Potter
♥ David Shannon
♥ Doreen Cronin
♥ Dr Seuss
♥ Eric Carle
♥ Ezra Jack Keats
♥ Jan Brett
♥ Kevin Henkes
♥ Margaret Wise
♥ Mo Willems
♥ Roald Dahl
♥ Ruth Krauss

This flipbook will help your students practice essential research skills while writing interesting biographies on favorite authors.

Wish you a fantastic school year!

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