Whoops! Something went wrong.

Click here to refresh the page

Jane Yolen Author Study {{2 Week Unit}}

Jane Yolen Author Study {{2 Week Unit}}
Jane Yolen Author Study {{2 Week Unit}}
Jane Yolen Author Study {{2 Week Unit}}
Jane Yolen Author Study {{2 Week Unit}}
Jane Yolen Author Study {{2 Week Unit}}
Jane Yolen Author Study {{2 Week Unit}}
Jane Yolen Author Study {{2 Week Unit}}
Grade Levels
Product Rating
4.0
4 ratings
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

3 MB|45 pages
Product Description
What is an author study?
Good readers and writers use a variety of authors to help mentor their work. By studying one author for a longer period of time, we can gain insight into how that author gathers ideas, styles their writing, and in turn, become better writers.

Explain to students that this week they will be focusing on a famous author, Jane Yolen. She has written many books throughout her life, some serious, some silly. We are going to explore a few of her books this week.

Read, How do Dinosaurs Eat their Food? by Jane Yolen. Follow the plans for this book series. The study of these texts/writing styles should take 1-3 days.

Use the Owl Moon guide to teach the good vocabulary and sensory words in the text. Teach the students to use Jane Yolen as mentor texts to help them write more vividly, using adjectives, similes, figurative language, and sound words.

Focus on the fact that this text is more serious than the others. Students can use Owl Moon to help them in their own writing and use figurative language.

Use the Not All Princesses Dress in Pink study to help teach rhyming words in a text. How can you as a writer use this in your own writing?

Total Pages
45 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report Copyright Infringement
  • Comments & Ratings
  • Product Q & A
Loading...
$3.50
Digital Download
Add one to cart

Advertisement

Advertisement

$3.50
Digital Download
Add one to cart
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up