Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Author Study Ideas

I am excited to start our unit on author of my favorite things to teach! 

In this unit download, I just listed some ideas that I plan to do each day of our Cynthia Rylant unit.  I also created pages to go with most of the lessons.
These are the books we cover in this unit:
Click below to download the lesson ideas:


As we go through the unit, I have the students add most of the activities we do to a foldable.  They love this, especially since they take the foldable home at the end of the unit!  I always add a small journal to the back of the foldable.  Here's an example of what my foldable looks like:
Inside the left flap:

Inside the right flap:

The inside flap:

Click here to downlad the pages that go with the unit: 
 Here's a quiz over the books and lessons covered in this unit:
For a culminating activity, the students will choose what they want to do.  These pages are also in the unit download. Here are a few examples:

I am also working on an author study unit for Patricia Polacco. I'm almost done... so check back soon if you want the lessons and downloads!




1 comment:

  1. This resource is going to save me so much time planning!! Thank you so much for sharing!