These sites are about author Tomie dePaola and his many books, including the “26 Fairmont Avenue” series. Includes lesson plans, biographies, interviews, and activity ideas. There are links to eThemes on author studies, book activities and story elements.
These websites are about a variety of authors. Learn about Mary Pope Osborne, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Barbara Park, R.L. Stine, and other famous authors. There is also an example of a student-created author study and a lesson plan for author studies. There are also many other author studies listed in the eTheme resources.
These sites have hands-on activities and graphic organizers to help students understand the different story elements, including plot, setting, and characterization. Also learn about sequencing and cause and effect. There are links to eThemes Resources on character traits, book activities, and graphic organizers.