LOVE Kevin Henkes! This is a great author study unit...

A series of really excellent character trait lessons!

Close reading evidence posters for primary students. This would be helpful to use for verbal and written responses.

Author Studies {Freebie!} Great posters for implementing author studies in your classroom :)

Your little ones will really enjoy this sequencing activity with the favorite story, The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle! It's a great activity to use with a thematic unit on spring or butterflies or for an author study during Read Across America in March.

The Author's Purpose Tree Map

Author's message with Kevin Henkes (author study) | theme anchor chart

Vocabulary!

Fabulous wants vs. needs lesson!

Mo Willems author study for grades K-2! Tons of literacy activities for students to interact with some of Mo Willems' most popular books!

4 Page FREEBIE from my October printables unit!!!

David Shannon Author Study

Jan Brett Author Study!

Great for making connections!

Cause and Effect anchor chart

Blank Facebook profile for book characters, authors, historical figures, scientists and more!

Get kids excited about reading Kevin Henkes books! This wonderful video talk will leave kids drooling over his books!

Chrsanthemum and Lilly - Kevin Henkes

A list of ways kids can use sticky notes to record their thinking while reading - their metacognition....

vocabulary organizer

Free-rhyming activity