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Story Elements For Kindergarten, Renee D. Faulk Jul 2015

Story Elements For Kindergarten, Renee D. Faulk

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Story Elements for Kindergarten

This unit will help students understand that authors use story elements to create stories and that readers can anchor comprehension by identifying these elements. Two authors will be used in this inquiry over a two week period. The first week will survey books by Kevin Henkes. The second week will examine stories by Tomie dePaola. Note that other children’s authors may replace these two or may be used to continue this study. This unit was created to parallel a writing unit studying authors’ craft. Each week can be used to notice what techniques an author ...