Leo Lionni Author Study

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Leo Lionni is a wonderful children's author for second and third graders, and it's great to have grab and go materials. This bundle

includes before/during/after activities for each of the titles below to make an author study easy to implement.

TITLES INCLUDED:

  • Frederick
  • Swimmy
  • Fish is Fish
  • A Color of His Own
  • Inch by Inch
  • A Busy Year, and
  • Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse

(7 book units and about 125 pages).

The units are set up in a before/during/after format for the books. It is intended to be used with guided reading groups, but also works well with partners, mentor text lessons, or literature circles.

SKILLS ADDRESSED IN THIS BUNDLE:

Swimmy

  • Prereading activities to build schema and background
  • Vocabulary
  • Making Predictions
  • Making Connections
  • Sequencing
  • Character Traits
  • Summarizing
  • Questioning
  • Visualizing
  • Response to Reading

Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse

  • I Know, I See, I Wonder (prereading)
  • Alphaboxes
  • Vocabulary page and word cards for modeling
  • Story Elements Anchor Chart
  • Story Elements Organizer
  • Concept Sort
  • Questioning Page
  • Character Analysis
  • Making Inferences Anchor Chart
  • My Inference (favorite scene)
  • Comparing Leo Lionni’s Books
  • Writing in Response to Reading
  • Class Book Cover
  • Writing page for Alexander’s New Friend
  • What’s Close to Alexander’s Heart

Fish is Fish

  • Prereading-Comparing Fish and Frogs
  • Vocabulary
  • Making Predicting
  • Sequencing
  • Questioning
  • Making Comparisons
  • Cause and Effect-cut/paste events t chart
  • Summarizing, and
  • Responding to Reading Writing Prompts

Frederick

  • Prereading-All about Mice
  • Vocabulary Foldable
  • Making Connections
  • Author's Purpose, Point of View, and Genres
  • Character Traits-finding text evidence
  • Sequencing Events Flow Chart
  • Summarizing after reading
  • Writing prompts in Response to Reading

A Color of His Own

  • Schema building (Give one, Get on about Showing Your Colors)
  • Vocabulary
  • Point of View (2 pages)
  • Character traits
  • Making connections
  • Cause/effect
  • Visualizing
  • Sequencing
  • Questioning task cards and recording form for Scoot
  • Writing in response to the reading

A Busy Year

  • schema building about trees (alphaboxes)
  • tier 2 vocabulary introduction and practice
  • sequencing (anchor chart and project) -2 pages
  • story elements
  • questioning page
  • character traits
  • making connections
  • visualizing
  • research report about trees
  • and writing in response to reading (____ loves the planet)

Inch by Inch

  • schema building (abc brainstorm about measurement)
  • making comparisons
  • vocabulary
  • beginning, middle, end
  • the important thing about inchworms
  • scene description
  • character traits
  • making connections
  • My Life as a Worm writing prompt pages
  • Measurement Writing Prompt
  • Favorite Scene Writing
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