Primary Author Study Common Core:
This is an author study for students in 1st or 2nd grade. To encourage their classmates to read over the summer, the students will select an author from a given list, read two books by that author, compare and contrast the two books, identify the story elements in the two books, and completing a project from the project choice board to share with the class. Students are assessed using a rubric.
Directions for Author Study
Story Elements Graphic Organizer
Venn Diagram to Compare/Contrast
Project Choice Board