Kevin Henkes Author Study
Kevin Henkes is a favorite author of most primary teachers. This author study includes before, during, and after activities for five of Kevin Henkes' best books. Each of the units focuses on comprehension skills that tie nicely to the books.
WHAT TITLES ARE FEATURED IN THIS KEVIN HENKES AUTHOR STUDY?
The titles include:
- Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
- A Weekend With Wendell, and
- Wemberly Worried.
Each unit includes approximately 20 pages of material for a total of 100 pages. The activities are organized in a before, during, and after format.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE KEVIN HENKES AUTHOR STUDY?
The focus for this unit is on comprehension skills and strategies. Skills included are
- schema builders for each book unit
- tier 2 vocabulary activities
- making connections
- questioning task cards for each story and response form
- making comparisons
- character traits and finding text evidence
- cause and effect
- story elements
- making predictions
- writing in response to reading
- class book options
The materials are intended to provide students with the modeling and thinking strategies they need to fully comprehend and use their story knowledge and extend through writing opportunities.
WHAT TEACHERS HAVE HAD TO SAY ABOUT THIS UNIT:
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Heather O. says, "I love Kevin Henkes' books! I am planning now to use this for the first few weeks of school! Thank you so much!"
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Amanda N. says, "Kevin Henkes is a local hero around here which made this product even better! My kiddos loved it!!"
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Nicole Turner says, "This fit right in with our first module. It was adorable, child friendly, and a great resource to have for my students."
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Johanna B. says, "This was great. We love Kevin Henkes. And I love Author Studies... any chance you are going to make more like this one? "
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