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The Very Busy Kindergarten: Author of the Month -- The Best Kevin Henkes ideas

Kevin Henkes in the Author of the Month in First Grade right now and I thought I would share the top ten ideas I found on Pinterest....

Tales of a Tiny Teacher: Kevin Henkes Author Study

Kevin Henkes was chosen as our lovely "Author of the Month." He is my absolute favorite children's author, and I couldn't wait to share ...

Great way to teach finding evidence from the text. After reading a book together as a class come up with an argument (ex. Julius is the Baby of the World) and have each class member look through the text to find and cite statements that support this argument. Then go through them as a class and talk about which statements supported the argument and which didn't.

So who doesn't love books by Kevin Henkes?!? I know I do! I can't get enough of those little mice. For the next 2 weeks we are doing an author's study over Kevin Henkes. This week we started off with Chester's Way and Julius, The baby of the World. We have been working on describing characters and the reason for their actions. It can be difficult at times to get a first grader to dive deep into critical thinking about what is taking place in the book and why the characters do what they do…

Lilly from Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse | 16 Of The Most Lovable Children's Book Characters Ever

Lilly, who made her debut in Kevin Henkes' Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, who loves just about everything: school, dressing up, and ever her stinky baby brother, Julius.

With Great Expectations: Kevin Henkes Characters and Charts

We have read all of Kevin Henkes' "mouse" books. We used the books to study his characters. First, with Wemberly, we worked with a partner to think of a single word that described worried Wemberly. Then for Wendell and Sheila Rae and Louise we worked with partners and came up with a word to describe each character and then wrote our evidence - where in the text the character had demonstrated that quality. After several days of describing characters, we decided to see if we could come up with…

Great idea for an author study. As you read different books by the same author, you look at the different structures and compare. Perfect for looking at different themes and connections.  This website also shows other ideas for activities to use while completing the author study.

This post is going to seem a little choppy and all over the place, because that's pretty much how my time at school has been lately! The past two weeks

Sarah's First Grade Snippets: Kevin Henkes Author Study

For our Kevin Henkes author study, we did this comparison chart. The comprehension strategies/skills that we focus on during this author study are: Check for understanding (while reading all the stories, we stop to check for understanding. I model with “think alouds” and give the students chances to check for understanding as well.) Making connections ... Read More about Kevin Henkes Author Study