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

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

Wemberly Worried

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

making connections

The Author's Purpose Tree Map


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.

Fabulous wants vs. needs lesson!

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

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

A series of really excellent character trait lessons!

"We Are Family: A Social Studies Mini Unit"

watermelon stories for small moment unit s

Weather unit ideas

lots of Words Their Way resources

clever school teacher- lists books by comprehension strategy, genre study, word study, author study, 6 + 1 traits, common core, etc.

Kevin Henkes

Elephant and Piggie comic strips! Kids would LOVE to do this as they come in first thing in the morning!


Great ideas to go with Chrysanthemum; my name