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Each month we will have a featured author. We will learn about that author,
read books written by them and talk about their writing style and/or genre.
Then we will create special projects that correspond to one or more of their books.
**This page is a work in progress.**
I will post pics and activities as soon as possible.
Kevin Henkes - http://www.kevinhenkes.com/
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse
Chrysanthemum activities: 2010-Chrysanthemum-name-cards.doc
Directions for name cards: Chrysanthemum-Name-Card-Glyph.pdf
Great ideas for Kevin Henkes:
Robert Munsch - http://robertmunsch.com/
We Share Everything
Love You Forever
Maurice Sendak - http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/maurice-sendak/about-maurice-sendak/701/
"Where the Wild Things Are"
We make our own "wild things". I drew and cut out monster head shapes and
then traced them onto cardboard to make a sturdier template. I have children choose
which monster template they want and which color construction paper they would like it
to be, then I trace the monster and send them off to cut it out and make the monster's face.
Each child receives a bag of "monster parts" to decorate their monster with (eyes, nose, mouth, teeth, pipe cleaner antennae). Then we do a writing project about when we feel "wild".
These turn out REALLY cute! Pics coming soon..........
Doreen Cronin - http://www.doreencronin.com/doreen.html
Click, Clack, Moo
Giggle, Giggle, Quack
Thump, Quack, Moo
Dooby, Dooby, Moo
Bill Martin - http://www.billmartinjr.com/home
Brown Bear, Brown Bear
Polar Bear, Polar Bear
Panda Bear, Panda Bear
Baby Bear, Baby Bear
Jan Brett - http://www.janbrett.com/
The Gingerbread Baby
Audrey Penn - http://audreypenn.org/
The Kissing Hand
A Pocketful of Kisses
A Kiss Goodbye
Chester Raccoon and the Big Bad Bully
Dr. Seuss - http://www.seussville.com/
The Cat in the Hat
Green Eggs and Ham
The Foot Book
Fox in Socks
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
Laura Joffe Numeroff - http://www.lauranumeroff.com/
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
If You Give a Pig a Pancake
If You Give a Moose a Muffin
If You Give a Cat a Cupcake
Eric Carle - http://www.eric-carle.com/home.html
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Grouchy Ladybug
The Very Busy Spider