Kevin Henkes Author Study {Activities & Crafts to Introduce Reading Strategies}

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Young readers must be taught to apply skills and strategies to help them comprehend, make meaning, and draw conclusions. This author study is designed to introduce the importance of “making meaning” while reading. It was created by and aligned with the common core reading standards! Throughout this unit students will begin to ask the question, “What do good readers do?” as they apply imperative reading skills to aid in making meaning from the text. This unit is perfect for the beginning of the school year but could be used anytime!

This unit focuses on...
-Staying focused or IN THE ZONE.
-Making Connections
-Character Traits/Analyzing Characters
-Creating Visual Images
-Making Inferences

Included books/focus skills:
Chrysanthemum {staying focused}
Wemberly Worried {making connections}
Sheila Rae the Brave {visual images}
Chester’s Way {character traits/analysis}
Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse {Making Inferences}

*Each story includes a lesson plan, focus skill/strategy worksheets, comprehension questions, and a cute craftivity.

Inside you will find...
Chrysanthemum (lesson plans, anchor chart idea, Character change, name activity, syllable sort, syllable sort recording sheet, story map, how many ways can you write your name, Venn diagram {Chrysanthemum/me}, writing activity, chrysanthemum craft and patterns, comprehension questions) {p. 3-17}

Wemberly Worried (lesson plans, three different making connections sheets, Venn diagram {Chrysanthemum/Wemberly, Wemberly craft and patterns, comprehension questions) {p.18-29}

Sheila Rae the Brave (lesson plans, mental images activity, Venn diagram, Sheila Rae craft and patterns, comprehension questions) {p.30-37}

Chester’s Way (lesson plans, two character traits sheets, character comparison, pea pod craft and writing activity, comprehension questions) {p.38-47}

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse (inferencing activity, lesson plans, what’s in my teacher’s bag activity, making inferences, story map, boot craft and patterns, comprehension questions {p.48-57}

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58
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Kevin Henkes Author Study {Activities & Crafts to Introduc
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Kevin Henkes Author Study {Activities & Crafts to Introduc
Kevin Henkes Author Study {Activities & Crafts to Introduc
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