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51 resources with the keyterm author

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A Quest for Author Importance

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Class members discover information about an author through a WebQuest and a brochure project.
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Card Catalog Cards

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Prepare students on how to use the library's card catalog system as well as the online version. Author, card catalog, the Dewey system, and so much more is addressed. This would be a great tool to use in the classroom or library.
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Express Yourself Lesson Seed 16: Author

For Teachers 6th Standards
Your class has finished reading The Cay. Now what? Try out this idea, which invites learners to examine the author's values and how they relate to the novel. Pupils watch a quick video about the author and take notes in a provided...
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Literary Criticism: Does Fiction Reflect the Writer's Life?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Where do writers draw their inspiration? Introduce your class to the people behind the novels, poems, and text you read in class. It really is interesting to delve into the lives of the writer and analyze possible sources of inspiration....
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Poetry Reading: Analysis Worksheet

For Students 7th - 9th
Explore poetry by reading the poem "The Walloping Window Blind" by Charles E. Carryl, and completing an analysis with your class. The worksheet provides the entire poem, a graphic organizer to help with summarizing and paraphrasing, and...
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Tales with a Twist

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Your authors create news stories that share a familiar fairy tale from a new perspective. They review a familiar fairy tale, select a character to "interview," and write original news stories from the perspective of that character.
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Can You Find It?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Plan a Parts of a Book scavenger hunt. Begin by giving your young adventurers a book, and asking them to find the title, author, illustrator, and table of contents. After a discussion of the purpose of each of these items, class members...
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Are You Hungry?

For Teachers K
Identify fiction text features and practice story comprehension with young readers. They will identify features such as title, author, and illustrator, then listen to the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Periodically stop...
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Cathryn Falwell Books

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learn more about making texture prints with a variety of objects. Young illustrators are introduced to Turtle Splash! and Scoot! in order to examine the collage illustrations. They create their own illustrations by making paint prints of...
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Investigating Books

For Teachers K
Explore publishing by utilizing a document camera with your class. Readers will examine a real book and practice identifying the author, illustrator, and other parts of the title page. They then discuss the importance of these elements...
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Authors and Illustrators: What do they do?

For Teachers K - 1st
Help readers understand the roles of authors and illustrators and why they have been recognized by medals of excellence. Your class will discuss and then create illustrations for a book. When they have finished, you can hold your own...
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Story Elements

For Students K - 2nd
Need a graphic organizer to help young readers list the events in a story? This worksheet includes the story title, author, setting, and characters split into four sections. Make charting story elements easy with this resource.
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Pourquoi Tales

For Teachers 5th
Lead a web search for information on writers and discuss the craft of purposeful writing as a class. Your students investigate "pourquoi tales" which are "why" stories. and then write their own examples of pourquoi stories to share in a...
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Cat in the Hat

For Teachers K - 5th
Explore the book The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss with your class. They will design a pattern for the cat's hat. They will create color pattern designs with candy and frosting. In the end, they will describe their pattern.
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Chain Together A Book Report

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Individuals examine a book's components, including key events, characters, and vocabulary and develop "chain book reports" with their peers. Strips of paper containing the book's important events are staples together and hung.
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Kudos by Kiddos

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Students explore types of awards for children's books. They design a new award. Students review books and select one to receive the newly designed award. Students create a "medal" for the book jacket. They write an explanation of the award.
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Who Wrote That?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore the Project Gutenberg website and conduct a webquest to answer questions about well known literature and authors.
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Author Study Worksheet

For Students 6th - 9th
What book are you currently reading? If you want your class to delve into the life of the author, give them this author study worksheet. Basic questions like where the author lives (or lived), what hardships the author encountered, and...
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Artful Author Studies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars select an author who has written a number of children's book. They work in groups and the read as many different books by the selected author. Students discuss the illustrations in the books and how they relate to the...
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Role-Playing and Discovery: Literary Analysis

For Students 6th - 7th
Introduce your class to the personal essay with this instructional activity. Learners identify the subject of an essay and then record examples from the essay that represent the author's thoughts and feelings regarding the subject. While...
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Look at the...

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Use an early reading learning exercise to help learners illustrate and author their own books. They will cut out and assemble an eight page mini-book. On each page, they complete the sentence "Look at the       " and illustrate it. This...
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Who's Your Favorite Author?

For Teachers K
Imagine a kindergarten author study. Did you know that Angela Johnson writes about families while Eric Carle writes about insects and animals? In small groups, the class examines a basket of books sorted by author and records...
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Organizing our Favorite Books

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students identify the title and author of stories. They create a database that supplies both graphic and written information to identify a book.
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Midnight Bayou Book Quiz

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
In this fiction books worksheet, students complete seven multiple choice questions about the book, "Midnight Bayou." These questions contain concepts such as choosing the correct author, who published the book, when it was on the New...