Tomie dePaola Author Study Unit


  • Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade

  • Subjects: Reading, Writing

  • Product Type: Book, Printable

  • Format: Digital product, Downloadable

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Product Description

This author study unit of Tomie dePaola is a great way to celebrate one of the best children's authors of our generation. It is jam-packed with many resources for learning about Tomie, his life, and his work.

--2 Posters (color photograph & black & white clipart picture) --Writing response: identifying a favorite part of any Tomie dePaola book --Writing response: identifying the most important part of any Tomie dePaola book --All About Tomie: a modern newspaper layout of facts about Tomie’s life and work --Books I’ve Read: a checklist for students to track Tomie’s books they have read --Character map: Exploring character traits of any character from Tomie’s books --Story map: Identifying the title, author, setting, characters, beginning/middle/end, problem & solution of any of Tomie’s books --Common Trends: exploring patterns and similarities in Tomie’s writing and illustrations across a wide array of his books; providing examples --Strega Nona’s Italian dictionary --Tomie’s Message: The Art Lesson --Big Anthony: Cause & Effect --Rock the Vote: a class vote to elect our favorite book by Tomie --Big Anthony craftivity I hope you enjoy this unit--it's one of my favorites! Thank you so much for stopping by; I hope you come back soon!


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Erin Waters (The Watering Hole)
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I am a first grade teacher taking a break from the classroom to stay home with my baby boy, Teddy. I create products for the K-2 classroom and homeschooling families. Check out my interactive poetry notebooks, monthly curriculum bundles, and more!

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