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Kelly Carey

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Author Study

You will choose an author to model a book study of by reading at least 2 books by this author. You will identify common themes and issues that arise between the two books to compare and contrast. Create a Google Slideshow to illustrate your learning about the author This needs to include: Slide 1: Author’s name and picture of book covers Slide 2: Book one summary and theme Slide 3: Book two summary and theme Slide 4: Author’s crafts moves across the books. Example: Narrative Writer’s craft techniques anchor chart (Online Resource). Choose one craft move and one goal to connect to the books. Slide 5: What did you learn about your author? Using the lens as a literary critic, write a review of the author and their style. Do these books fit the author’s style of writing? Prove it with examples. What is this author known for? Slide 6: Write a preview of what you could add to your author’s book or write a short story from one of the character’s Slide 7 : Author’s Facts

5th Grade, Reading
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire