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:
Fish is Fish
Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse
Leo Lionni Biography Anchor Chart
Compare Anchor Chart
Contrast Anchor Chart
Theme, Setting and Plot Anchor Charts
6 Character Description Papers:
Swimmy, Fish is Fish, Alexander, Fredrick, Three Frogs, Six Crows
6 Character, Setting, Plot and Theme Reading Responses for Swimmy, Fish is Fish, Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse, Fredrick, It's Mine! and Six Crows
3 Comparing and Contrasting Response Papers:
Swimmy and Fish is Fish
Fredrick and Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse
It's Mine! and Six Crows
1 Character Setting, Plot and Theme Reading Response Paper for students to choose their own Leo Lionni story to read and respond.
1 Comparing and Contrasting Response Paper to compare and contrast two Leo Lionni 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 Leo Lionni 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