Lessons for Authors

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  • Talking to Author Jan Brett via E-mail - Title III Learning Experience LE Title: "Talking" to Author Jan Brett via E-mail Author: Hilda C. Moses, Library Media Spec. Grade … discussed many aspects of the author's approach to writing and illustrating individual titles. (The author provides an excellent assortment of background … a paragraph describing her early focus on becoming an author and illustrator. Author materials from books and magazines. Atlas or map, to …
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  • How 'bout a Little Persuasion? - … them to identify the author's position, evidence of the author's position, and how they feel about the author's position. Lesson … :What is the author's position? Is the author stating facts or opinions about barbecue? What evidence shows the author's position? In … supports the author's viewpoint? Do you agree with the author's position? What other possible supporting evidence could the author argue? What …
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  • A Biography Study: Using Role-Play to Explore Authors' Lives - Student Objectives Before Reading During Reading After Reading: Author Mixer Panel Presentation Author Essay Extensions Student Assessment/Reflections STUDENT OBJECTIVES Students will … their authors with costumes or props during the author mixer and panel presentation. 6. Students should begin supplemental research on their authors using … additional information about their authors. [Collect and display the biopoems and timelines on an "author wall."] 3. Distribute the Author Panel Presentation Rubric …
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  • intermadiate author studies - … ). Pine Run Elementary School, New Britain, PA Materials Required: author's books, author corner, internet resources Activity Time: Monthly activities and a … books, identify elements of the authors style and students will record information in their own author notebooks. Author notebooks will consist of pages … 1 of the author's texts 4. List elements of the author's style 5. Record information about the author's life. I …
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  • Critiquing an Author's Style - … the author Little symbolism or inaccurate for author Fails to pattern sentences to the author's Fails to include theme related to author Theme Somewhat similar to author's … to the author's. in the author's usual style Centered on a typical Relates to author's theme for the author major themes …
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  • Power and Authority - … hold a whole-class discussion on the qualities of authority. 2 Power and Authority Grade Three 5. Introduce a second scenario: Later … indicator to write about real-life situations of power and authority, research authority figures using biographies, videos, news clippings, and/or create … 's use of authority is fair. 7 Power and Authority Grade Three Attachment B Post-Assessment Rubric Power and Authority 1 Either explains …
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  • Virtual Museum - … validity: a. Accuracy; b. Authority; c. Objectivity; d. Currency; e. Coverage; Indicator 2 Determine the author's authority for all resources and identify … be spent on Web site evaluation and the concept of authors' authority. Determine by students' responses how much time should be reserved … name: ____ Web site address:____ Criteria Accuracy Authority Objectivity Currency Coverage Author's authority Explanation Information is accurate and consistent with print …
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  • Isn't it fun to find out about your favorite author? This lesson will connect students to their favorite living author or illustrator, through research and eventually a letter written to the author. In order to get to know their favorite author or illustr - … author? This lesson will connect students to their favorite living author or illustrator, through research and eventually a letter written to the author. In order to get to know their favorite author or illustrator, students will research that person via the author's … find the address to write to their author and create a letter to the author about why they are the students' favorite …
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  • This lesson is designed for fifth-grade students and will be completed as part of a year-long reading and language arts unit in collaboration with the classroom teacher. Students will select their favorite author, and then use library resources to complet - … to help you determine the name of the author of each title. write the author's name next to the book title … about their author in some of the sources listed. -Distribute the Author Worksheet "Part 2: What I learned about my author to students … of information necessary to complete the Author Worksheet " Part 2 : What I learned about my author." Continue to provide guidance and assistance … students to further explore their author or another author. Provide a copy of the list of books and authors created during the brainstorming …
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  • Author Contract - … written by one author by writing an imitation of an author's style. 4. The student will evaluate one author's writing by … write a list of ten questions they would ask their author (Author Contract author) about their life. Examples include: Where did you grow … their notes on the author's life to construct an Author Contract web page. Day Two: Charting an Author's Style Objective: The … by written by one author by writing an imitation of an author's style. Materials: Chart comparing the author's books (see ), Do …
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