We found 354 resources with the concept authors
Why Should You Read Kurt Vonnegut?
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
In the midst of darkness, there's hope. A video lesson shares key themes found in Kurt Vonnegut's writing, including the idea of hope in darkness. After watching the video, viewers take a short quiz to test their understanding, answer...
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
K - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrate Read Across America Day or Dr. Seuss's birthday with a collection of reading comprehension materials. Versatile for any Dr. Seuss book, the worksheets and activities promote both foundational reading skills and critical thining abilities, all with the wonderful whimsy of Horton, Whos, and a Wocket.
Introduction to Short Story Writers Say
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There are so many authors of short stories, and your class can have the chance to study quite a few. This seventh lesson in a series of fourteen continues the decision-making process for the final assessment: a short story author study....
School-Home Links elling, self-to-text connections, writing lists, author
1st - 3rd
Engage families in at-home practice using this 100-page worksheet packet for elementary school English Language Arts practice. Each worksheet briefly explains the objective to parents so they can guide their child through the activity....
The Call of the Wild: Jack London's Writing Style
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Expand your pupils' understanding of the book The Call of the Wild by Jack London by looking at his style and artistic vision. Class members examine the text and find instances of naturalism, eventually discussing a quote by London about...
Analysis Frame: Informational Nonfiction
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Picking apart an informational text can be tricky, but having the right questions to ask can certainly help the process. Begin with the basic questions about the topic, main idea, support, and purpose before moving on the the in-depth...
Distinguishing the Author’s Purpose
2nd - 4th CCSS: Designed
A big step in the development of children's reading comprehension skills is the ability to differentiate between the topic of a piece of writing and its purpose. The third lesson in this series presents learners with collections of short...