Steve Jenkins writes some of the BEST, most engaging informational texts! Year after year, his books are a huge hit with my students and I am sure your students will love them, too. This product includes everything you need for a Steve Jenkins author study using eight of his books. The books used in this unit are:
What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?
My First Day
How to Swallow a Pig
Never Smile at a Monkey
Biggest, Strongest, Fastest
What Do You Do When Something Wants to Eat You?
This unit includes 3-4 engaging, cross-curricular learning activities for each book. Students will be engaged in reading, thinking, writing, creating, comparing/contrasting, predicting, questioning, determining cause and effect, using context clues, sequencing, classifying, finding textual evidence, and so much more!
You will also receive general graphic organizers and culminating activities for the author study. The unit is aligned to the Common Core standards and to Next Generation Science learning goals. Please check out the HUGE preview for a look inside this awesome product!
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