This is a differentiated CCSS aligned multi-day activity to help students understand author’s craft, character traits, read and pull evidence from nonfiction texts (included), and write a free verse poem.
The following is included:
* Learning objectives, essential question, and teacher instructions
* 5 Differentiated nonfiction animal text
(zebra, beaver, owl, panda, and jaguar)
* Character trait reference sheet
*Author’s craft reference sheet
(examples of each included)
* Student Example
*Character trait/craft chart
*Student/Teacher scoring rubric
* Publishing paper
STUDENT SAMPLES ARE INCLUDED!