Author Study: Kevin Henkes
Students use the Internet to access information about author Kevin Henkes and his many books. They read interviews, explore book-related mazes, recipes and activities and complete coloring pages, etc.
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Wanted! A Few Good Friends
What are your scholars' rights and responsibilities? As part of a larger unit, this lesson references past activities. Use the discussion prompts to help scholars recall school rules, then read Lily's Purple Plastic Purse by...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse: Kevin Henkes
Kevin Henkes has composed a series of books in which Lilly the mouse is a main character. Third graders use illustrations and key details as they compare and contrast the books, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse and another story staring the...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Concepts of Comprehension: Predicting
What happens next? It's easy to find out if you know how to make predictions. Two lessons, the first on making predictions and the second on supporting them with evidence, prompt young readers to read closely and discuss the details that...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Blue Ribbon Readers: Making Connections
Model for young readers how to make the shift from passive to active reading by making text-to-self and text-to-text connections. After a series of activities that provide guided practice, the focus shifts to making text-to-words...
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
An Author Study on Kevin Henkes
To better understand how the author Kevin Henkes uses the theme of friendship throughout his books, learners engage in several compare and contrast activities. The class reads several Henkes titles and discusses the similarities in...
1st - 3rd 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable