What better way to work on author's message than with my favorite author, Mo Willems?! Love him.
Central Message or Theme Anchor charts, response sheets, a
What is the big idea - anchor chart for finding the theme, lesson, author's message (dead pin)
Kevin Henkes - author study - use with "Chyrsanthemum" at the beginning of the year
Frog and Toad Central Message Chart
RL1.2-Central Message Anchor Chart
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Theme anchor chart. Help students learn about the theme of a story. For more anchor charts visit: https://www.pinterest.com/eclearning/elementary-anchor-charts/
First Grade Classroom: Author's Message
Framework for teaching students to identify the Central Message. It works like magic! (freebie)
Central Message: Keep a few sticky notes blank when you laminate the anchor chart. You can then add more messages with your students after you read a book.
The Dot by Peter Reynolds. RL.1.2
Theme Anchor Chart... I like that it mentions the author's purpose. - I like this template to use in my classroom over different stories.
FREE Figurative Language ANCHOR CHART along with center ideas for FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE!
Demonstration Classroom Sharing: Using Images to Infer