This author study is designed for students to understand comparing and contrasting settings, themes and plots from the same author CCSS RL 3.9. Character description papers are also included for students to practice standard CCSS RL 3.2.
The 6 books that will be used in this author study are:
Shelia Rae, the Brave
Julius Baby of the World
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
Kevin Henkes Biography Anchor Chart
Compare Anchor Chart
Contrast Anchor Chart
Theme, Setting and Plot Anchor Charts
6 Character Description Papers:
Chrysanthemum, Shelia Rae, the Brave, Julius Baby of the World, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Wemberly Worried, Chester
6 Character, Setting, Plot and Theme Reading Responses for Chrysanthemum, Shelia Rae, the Brave, Julius Baby of the World, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Wemberly Worried, Chester
3 Comparing and Contrasting Response Papers:
Chrysanthemum and Shelia Rae, the Brave,
Julius Baby of the World and Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
Wemberly Worried and Chester
1 Character Setting, Plot and Theme Reading Response Paper for students to choose their own Kevin Henkes story to read and respond.
1 Comparing and Contrasting Response Paper to compare and contrast two Kevin Henkes books independently.
1 Compare and Contrast Flip Flap
1 Comparing and Contrasting chart for students to use to guide their understanding of theme, setting, and plot while reading Kevin Henkes books.
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I hope this author study helps your students understand comparing and contrasting themes, settings and plots from the same author.
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Common Core Literature Resource Products:
Folktales, Fables, Myths: Theme and Moral
What's the Point of View?
Character: Traits, Feelings and Motivations
Literal and Nonliteral Language
Chapters, Scenes, Stanzas RL 3.5
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Common Core Literature Resource Bundle