Author studies can be fascinating to young readers! They can discover new books to love and enjoy! This set can be used as a center, literacy station, bulletin board, library resource, or could be integrated into a book study by any of these authors!
This unit includes:
--Full Color and Black and White Versions of the biographies for the following authors: Jan Brett, Eric Carle, Doreen Cronin, Roald Dahl, Theodor Seuss Geisel, Kevin Henkes, Ezra Jack Keats, Ruth Krauss, Beatrix Potter, David Shannon, Mo Willems, and Margaret Wise-Brown
-Author Birthday Reference Chart
-Links to Author’s Official Websites and Contact Information
-Starring: Questions based on Author’s Bio
-My “Overall” Opinion: evaluation of an author’s work
-Alike and Different: Comparing 2 works by the same author
-Opinion Writing Organizer: Why Author Deserves an Award
-Opinion Writing Organizer: Why I Admire Author’s Work
-An Unusual Letter: Thank You Note from Character to the Author
-I’ve Got an Idea for You: Write a Letter to the Author Sharing Your Idea for the Next Book
NEWLY UPDATED: Now includes biographies, birthdays, and contact information for Lewis Carroll, Tomie dePaola, Julia Donaldson, Anne Fine, C.S. Lewis, Leo Lionni, Laura Numeroff, Barbara Park, Peter Reynolds, J.K. Rowling, Shel Silverstein, and E.B. White!
UPDATED AGAIN!! : Now includes biographies, birthdays, and contact information for Hans Christian Andersen, Stan and Jan Berenstain, Judy Blume, Norman Bridwell, Marc Brown, Beverly Cleary, Steven Kellogg, Arnold Lobel, Robert Munsch, and H.A. and Margret Rey!
These products are included together in a zip file format. If you had previously purchased the first part, you may download the update for free!
Please check out the preview file before deciding if this product meets your students’ needs. The texts are high interest reading and are suitable for many age groups. The generic organizers can be used for many levels also.
**Important: I have contacted the designer of the author images. She is working on adding more to the series. When she is finished, I will be adding more biographies to this set. If you purchase it now, you can download the improved version for free when it becomes available through the “My Purchases” section of your TPT page.
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