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Up Close With The Author

Students listen to the teacher read a book entitled, Hoot by Carl Hiaasen. In groups, students create KWL charts concerning the book, the author, and the author's writing style. In groups, students research topics about the book and its author. They write personal letters to Mr. Hiaasen which pose questions to the author. Students share their letters with their peers. Additional activities are listed in the lesson plan.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Skills Practice
Usage Permissions
Fine Print