Lessons for Authors

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  • What's the Point - … Bailey Augusta County Overview Topic Language Arts, Author's Purpose. This lesson examines different purposes authors use when writing. The teacher will … the team for correctness.) What have you learned about author's purpose? (Authors write for different purposes. They can write to persuade … from the newspaper discuss different purposes authors have when writing in the newspaper. Invite an author to discuss the process of writing …
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  • This 6-session lesson is designed for eighth-grade students to build information literacy skills in coordination with a classroom unit on American Literature. Students will conduct research on a famous American author of their choice and will work in pair - … session at the end of their author presentations. 6. Provide students with a list of American authors that they will be allowed … complete this lesson. Using the American author list, ask students to raise their hand when their author of interest in called. Based upon hands raised, assign two students to each author (20 students in 10 pairs utilizes 10 authors
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  • From a group of books by various authors and reading levels, students will choose their favorite author. Student will complete research about author, answering questions on a graphic organizer handout, using encyclopedia, book jacket and author's website. - … of books by various authors and reading levels, students will choose their favorite author. Student will complete research about author, answering questions on … jacket and author's website. Objective is for students to create a poster about their favorite author which will include author's name … . Materials & Sources: Books and book jackets of various Favorite Authors Handouts: favorite author, reflection paper, graphic organizer, poster checklist Encyclopedia Electronic Card …
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  • A Sourcebook & Study Guide for High School & College Classrooms: Torture and War Crimes: the U.S. Record in Documents - … interrogation of enemy combatants pursuant to his Commander in Chief authority." Therefore, he stated, executive officials cannot be prosecuted for torture … how it was applied." 9. December 2002. Defense Secretary Rumsfeld authorized such interrogation techniques at Guantanamo as hooding prisoners, using dogs … . for his rendition to Syria. It faulted Canadian authorities for providing U.S. authorities with inaccurate information about him. But it also …
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  • AUTHORS ON THE INTERNET - … about authors and illustrators. Materials • print materials on children’s authors and illustrators, such as the Something About the Author series (Gale), Major Authors … /authors.html > indexes various sites devoted to authors and illustrators. 5. Have each student choose an author or illustrator. Each student uses an "Author … organize information about an author or illustrator. Student Resource Sheet 5.AI.a AUTHOR INFORMATION ORGANIZER Your name: Your author’s name: Which …
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  • Author Cards - … book by the chosen author, students will research the author and will write a critical response to the author’s work. 3. Students … . 2. Showcase several authors, including several books written by one author and various genres. 3. Students will select an author and at least … /recommendation to the author and/or book. Evaluation All students will create an author card. Comments Upon completion, all author cards are displayed …
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  • Book Project, Creating a Cover, Title Page, Table of Contents and About the Author Page - … of book covers, title pages, table of contents, about the author pages, and opinion blurbs • To demonstrate ordering skills • To practice … of paper and title it “About the Author”. Pass out the novels by other authors you should have brought from the library … order to write something positive for them just like published authors have critics do for them. 8. Identifying Opinion Blurbs – Before … – Finally, have students pass the book back to its author. Allow the authors two minutes to read the opinion blurbs. Ask students …
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  • Author's Circles (includes BLM Revision List for Author's Circles) - … brief what they have learned about the author and draws a connection to the author’s works. 2. Explain the terms revision … a science fiction story to be revised. B. Authors’ Circles 1. Set up several “authors’ circles” around the room that are stocked … did you look for when revising your author profile? If you could revise your author profile one more time, what would you … this profile present a clear picture of this author? ____ Description of the author as portrayed in this profile (one or two …
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  • Crazy About Creatures Language - … books are filed based on the author's last name. Have Grade 1 students search for authors whose last names start with … record the name of the author, book, and illustrator. ST 3 BLM 3.6 Find the Author and Illustrator Grade 2 BLM_3 … Find the Author and Illustrator (Grade 1) Name ____ Find authors whose last name starts with the specified letter. Print the author’s … for each book. Draw a maple leaf beside any Canadian authors. Author 1. Robert Munsch 2. Raffi 3. Maurice Sendak 4. Dr …
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  • The Easter Story Read It! Write It! Hear It! - … appropriate pages. The dedication and about-the-author pages enable students to celebrate themselves as authors. The teacher assesses how effectively students … appropriate pages. The dedication and about-the-author pages enable students to celebrate themselves as authors. The teacher assesses how effectively students … begin writing the "About the Author" page. This page is described as a biography of the author. Have students examine some of …
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