Read about author Kevin Henkes and his many children’s books. There are biographies, booklists, and activities. Several videos provide read-aloud of his books and his studio. Word study and writing activities are paired with several of his picture books.
This link provides an author biography and a list of his books. Under "Authors and Illustrator" are essays, extras, discussion guides, and reading resources for "Kitten's First Full Moon", "Olive's Ocean", and "Bird Lake Moon".
Use this downloadable author study toolkit while learning about an author with your class. The toolkit provides a purpose for carrying out an author study and how to accomplish it for different grade levels.
Use this lesson to help students practice common and alternative sounds for specific vowel combinations. Students will use a comprehensive list to make words with the same vowel pairs. Lastly students make words from the book in an online activity.