Author Study Research Task Cards are a great way for your students to learn about their favorite authors and get excited about reading. These are also an excellent way to reinforce student reading, research and writing skills. These would be great for classroom or library centers. This set of task cards features four different popular authors and utilizes the individual author websites. Sure to get your students thinking and talking, this set of cards includes a QR code to take your students to the exact place they need to be. Don't have a QR reader? Instructions for accessing the correct website is included on each card.
There are 80 cards total - 5 cards for each of the 4 authors. Each author set includes 12 questions, 4 activities, a blank set of card for customization, an answer sheet and any worksheets needed to complete the activities. Authors include:
This product can be used as a whole class activity or a center. I have included a center sign and direction sheet as well. The product also includes an answer key.
This product is perfect to reinforce the following standards:
RI, 3.1; W.3.3
RI, 4.1; W.4.3
RI, 5,1; W.5.3
RI, 6.1; W.6.3
AASL: 1.1.6, 1.1.8, 2.1.4, 2.1.6, 3.1.3, 4.1.3, 4.1.8, 4.2.1
I recommend printing the task cards on card stock and laminating for durability. Everything else is print and go!