Ch 5: Teaching Kevin Henkes Books

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Teaching Kevin Henkes Books - Chapter Summary

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10 Lessons in Chapter 5: Teaching Kevin Henkes Books
Kevin Henkes Lesson Plan

1. Kevin Henkes Lesson Plan

Kevin Henkes is an award-winning children's author/illustrator. In this lesson, students will become familiar with some of his most popular books and will write a letter to Henkes, expressing their opinions about one of his books.

Kevin Henkes: Biography, Novels & Awards

2. Kevin Henkes: Biography, Novels & Awards

Kevin Henkes is the author, illustrator, and creator 40+ books for children. He creates both chapter and picture books. In this lesson, we will look at his background, some of his books, and the honors he received.

Bird Lake Moon Lesson Plan

3. Bird Lake Moon Lesson Plan

This lesson plan uses 'Bird Lake Moon' to teach about first person, third person, limited and omniscient points of view. It also includes a writing project that focuses on understanding setting and descriptive details.

Chrysanthemum Book Lesson Plan for Elementary School

4. Chrysanthemum Book Lesson Plan for Elementary School

This lesson plan will help students use prepositions, recognize and name ending punctuation, and distinguish shades of meaning among verbs as they read 'Chrysanthemum' by Kevin Henkes.

Chrysanthemum Reading Activities

5. Chrysanthemum Reading Activities

'Chrysanthemum' is a children's novel by Kevin Henkes about a young girl whose attitude is influenced by her peers. The activities in this asset will support elementary classrooms that are learning about this book.

Jessica by Kevin Henkes Lesson Plan

6. Jessica by Kevin Henkes Lesson Plan

This lesson plan will help students answer questions about the story, understand the purpose of the introduction and conclusion, and retell the story using temporal words as they read 'Jessica' by Kevin Henkes.

Owen by Kevin Henkes Lesson Plan

7. Owen by Kevin Henkes Lesson Plan

This lesson plan will help students answer questions about key details in the text, understand the relationship between illustrations and the text, and understand the roles of the illustrator and author as they read ''Owen'' by Kevin Henkes.

Birds by Kevin Henkes Lesson Plan

8. Birds by Kevin Henkes Lesson Plan

'Birds' by Kevin Henke is the foundation for students to learn colors and types of birds through discussion, games, art and writing activities. Students will also explore the purpose of a text through discussion.

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse Lesson Plan

9. Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse Lesson Plan

After listening to the book, 'Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse,' by Kevin Henkes, students will make a text-to-self connection to the book and will write about their own prized possessions to create a class book.

Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse Activities for Kids

10. Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse Activities for Kids

'Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse' is a story about a disobedient little mouse who learns a tough lesson. Geared toward lower elementary students, there are a lot of great lessons for students to learn from this book and from these activities.

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