Cynthia Rylant: Author Study
Students will study the craft of well-known author Cynthia Rylant.
This 20 page packet is based on the following books: An Angel for Solomon Singer
Every Living Thing
Long Night Moon
Night in the Country
The Relatives Came
Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds
Students have many graphic organizers to fill out throughout this study.Students will learn about Cynthia Rylant and analyze her writing by looking at her use of figurative language ( show don't tell, personification..), movement over time, beginnings, and endings. Students will look at similarities and differences between her texts. Students will explain how Cynthia's writing has inspired themselves as writers.