Author & Illustrator
In the library:
EASY and Fiction
- I can read for pleasure.
- I can read for information.
- I can share what I read.
- Check in at voice level 0
- Sit on rug (k-1) or seats (1-2) to listen/watch read alouds while classmates check in
What do authors do?
What do illustrators do?
The author and illustrator:
May be the same person
May be two or more people
Who are the author's we've met so far?
Everyone so far writes about things that have happened in his/her life.
Ms. Bell lost most of her hearing by the time she was 4 years old.
She went to Kent State University
She lives in Virginia
Married to author/illustrator Tom Angleberger (she met him at Kent State)
I can read for pleasure!
How is this book different from the ones we've been reading?
I can read for information!
The real Phonic Ear wasn't this large!
do twice at this point
repeat again at end of class if needed
I can share what I read
Take home to help retell the story to family and friends
How do you think Ms. Bell comes up with her characters?
Can you think of an animal that you could write a story about?
What would you have the animal doing?
Can you draw that animal with a U like Ms. Bell uses?