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Tomie dePaola Author Study Unit {Craftivity Included!}

Erin Waters
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K - 4th
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This author study unit of Tomie dePaola 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 Tomie, his life, and his work. Included are:

--2 Posters (color photograph & black & white clipart picture)

--Writing response: identifying a favorite part of any Tomie dePaola book

--Writing response: identifying the most important part of any Tomie dePaola book

--All About Tomie: a modern newspaper layout of facts about Tomie’s life and work

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

--Character map: Exploring character traits of any character from Tomie’s books

--Story map: Identifying the title, author, setting, characters, beginning/middle/end, problem & solution of any of Tomie’s books

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

--Strega Nona’s Italian dictionary

--Tomie’s Message: The Art Lesson

--Big Anthony: Cause & Effect

--Rock the Vote: a class vote to elect our favorite book by Tomie

--Big Anthony craftivity

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