This set lets you take a closer look at the beautifully illustrated book of Donald Crews and his own biography! This is a great document to use in your own lessons. Just print, get the books, and use with the class. Simple and effective! This study covers 11 different books with descriptive bubble maps, comparison/contrast graphic organizers, and a summary writing option for all 11 books. These activities can also be used to keep students accountable during stations!
This set ALSO comes with a writing graphic organizer and template to write a summary for any of the given stories. Along with the writing, you also get a craftivity as an incentive for students to finish drafting/editing/publishing their writing! This is great for displaying in the hall or as a project!
Here's the Table of Contents:
p.3-5 – Preview
p.6 – Table of Contents
p.7 – Author Biography
p.8-10 – AR Tracking Pages
p.11- All About the Author Writing
p.12 – Author Analysis
p.13-23 – Describe & Detail Maps
p.24-32 – Compare and Contrast
p.33-43 – Summary Writing
p.44-46 – Craftivity
p.47 - Standards
p.48 - Credit
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.6 With prompting and support, name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.9 With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.3 Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.5 Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.9 Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.1 Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.3 Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
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