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This set of trifold brochures features 23 diverse children's literature authors and illustrators who have contributed to the literary world in various ways. These brochures are a perfect way to ensure your students are keeping their information organized and focusing on the most important aspects of the person they're studying. This activity is great for biography projects and can easily serve as a note-taking tool for an essay or presentation. It can also serve as the biography project itself! The brochures are perfect for integrating literacy into other subjects, especially social studies. Students will not only benefit from the experience of learning about these diverse figures, but they'll practice their mapping and timeline skills as well. The brochures allow students to go beyond reading to really interact with the chosen text as they determine which facts are relevant.
Each trifold brochure has space for the following information about each figure:
•Important people in their lives
•Childhood (how and when did they grow up?)
•Education & career
•Challenges they faced
•Major life events (includes timeline component)
•Where are/were they from? (includes mapping component)
•What lesson(s) can you learn from them?
•What set them apart from others who lived during their time
•Glossary/Words to Know
•Resources where you can learn more
The set includes the following people:
1. A.A. Milne
2. Arnold Lobel
3. Beatrix Potter
4. Beverly Cleary
5. J.K. Rowling
6. Laura Ingalls Wilder
7. Chris Van Allsburg
8. David Wiesner
9. Don Freeman
10. E.B. White
11. Eric Carle
12. James Marshall
13. Jan Brett
14. Jon Scieszka
15. Judy Blume
16. Lane Smith
17. Leo Lionni
18. Maurice Sendak
19. Mo Willems
20. Roald Dahl
21. Shel Silverstein
22. Theodore Geisel
23. William Steig
I recommend printing the brochures using the "Actual Size" setting on your printer for maximum fit. You can also scale to fit if needed.
Please note that these brochures come in black and white. If you are interested in a set of them in color, please just let me know (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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