This author study can be used to teach the following concepts and reading strategies.
Researching the author and making a web with information learned.
Comparing and contrasting (text-to-self)
Comprehension Questions- The Relatives Came, The Great Gracie Chase
Text-to-Self, Text-to-text, Text-to-World
Beginning, Middle, and End
Making a Mini-Memoir planning sheet
My second graders loved this unit. I know yours will too!