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Leo Lionni Author Study Unit {Craftivity Included!}

Erin Waters
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K - 2nd
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This author study unit of Leo Lionni is a great way to celebrate one of the best children's authors of our generation. It is jam-packed with many resources for learning about Leo, his life, his work, and an adorable craft!. Included are:

•3 Posters (color photograph, black & white clip art picture, and colored clip art picture)

•Writing response: identifying a favorite part of ANY Leo Lionni book

•Writing response: identifying the most important part of ANY Leo Lionni book

•All About Leo: a modern newspaper layout of facts about Leo’s life and work

•Books I’ve Read: a checklist for students to track Leo’s books they have read

•Character map: Exploring character traits of ANY character from Leo’s books

•Story map: Identifying the title, author, setting, characters, beginning/middle/end, problem & solution of ANY of Leo’s books

•Common Trends: exploring patterns and similarities in Leo’s writing and illustrations across a wide array of his books; providing examples

•Tillie and the Wall Compare & Contrast

•Making a Connection with Six Crows

•Leo’s Message: Fish is Fish

•Rock the Vote: a class vote to elect our favorite book by Leo

•Leo Lionni mouse craftivity with tracers & a related writing activity

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