We found 348 resources with the concept authors
Determining Author's Point of View: The SneechesLesson Planet
3rd - 6th
Determine the author's point of view in a text. Young readers read Dr. Seuss' The Sneeches and identify the author's purpose in the story. They identify persuasive techniques in writing, asking and answering questions to better...
Why Should You Read Kurt Vonnegut?Lesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
In the midst of darkness, there's hope. A video lesson shares key themes found in Kurt Vonnegut's writing, including the idea of hope in darkness. After watching the video, viewers take a short quiz to test their understanding, answer...
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!Lesson Planet
K - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrate Read Across America Day or Dr. Seuss's birthday with a collection of reading comprehension materials. Versatile for any Dr. Seuss book, the worksheets and activities promote both foundational reading skills and critical thining abilities, all with the wonderful whimsy of Horton, Whos, and a Wocket.
Virginia WoolfLesson Planet
10 mins 11th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Libraries may have been locked to women for centuries, but writers like Virginia Woolf were instrumental in opening the doors for other female authors. Learn more about Woolf's place in the modernist age and her voice in the literary...
Surprise!: Challenge Activities (Theme 2)Lesson Planet
1st CCSS: Adaptable
Surprise! is the theme of this series of challenge activities. The surprise comes from the information your scholars will discover when researching topics such as alligators and crocodiles, living in other countries, becoming a...
Web Page EvaluationLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Invite your learners to research three different websites that pertain to a topic focused on in your syllabus. Students fill out a chart by answering questions about each site. Then, they compare how useful the sites are to one another....
Weekly Lesson Plan for Shared ReadingLesson Planet
K CCSS: Adaptable
Reading is fun! Here, practice making predictions and instill concepts of print including the front of the book's features, the text's message, the connection between text and illustrations, and directionality with these daily reading...
Introduction to Short Story Writers SayLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There are so many authors of short stories, and your class can have the chance to study quite a few. This seventh lesson in a series of fourteen continues the decision-making process for the final assessment: a short story author study....
Study Guide for HatchetLesson Planet
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Use this packet as a companion to your study of Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. The resource breaks the novel up into several chunks, and for each chunk provides activities, background information, vocabulary, graphic organizers, and response...
The Call of the Wild: Jack London's Writing StyleLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Expand your pupils' understanding of the book The Call of the Wild by Jack London by looking at his style and artistic vision. Class members examine the text and find instances of naturalism, eventually discussing a quote by London about...
Analysis Frame: Informational NonfictionLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Picking apart an informational text can be tricky, but having the right questions to ask can certainly help the process. Begin with the basic questions about the topic, main idea, support, and purpose before moving on the the in-depth...