Book Club for Kevin Henkes
Students participate in a book club using Kevin Henkes books. They read various books, identify the characters and problems for each story, and complete a graphic organizer.
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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
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
Introduce Vocabulary: Julius, the Baby of the World (Henkes)
Lilly is jealous when her new little brother is born; explore vocabulary in context through Kenvin Kenkes' story Julius the Baby of the World. Suggested words for this text are: constantly, disguise, disgusting, extraordinary, quiver,...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Lesson 3: Comparing and Contrasting two Characters from a Book
One book, two main characters, and a Venn diagram; it's time to discuss similarities and differences in order to compare and contrast two characters from the same book. The class listens to the book Toot and Puddles as they complete a...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed