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Identifying the Author's Purpose Lesson Plan and Teaching Resources for A Color of His Own

Identifying the Author's Purpose Lesson Plan and Teaching Resources for A Color of His Own

Understanding the author's purpose for writing a book is key to comprehension and engagement. Leo Lionni's story of a little chameleon who just wants to fit in is the perfect springboard for a minilesson focused on identifying the author's purpose.

Use this set of teaching resources to help students understand the author's message and identify his purpose for writing A Color of His Own.

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  • Identifying the Author's Purpose lesson plan for A Color of His Own
  • Identifying the Author's Purpose worksheet and answer key
  • Identifying the Author's Purpose graphic organizer
  • Reader’s notebook prompt with optional ‘I Can’ statements
  • Note: This set of instructional resources is for use with the book A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni. A copy of the book is not included in this set of resources.
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Understanding the author's purpose for writing a book is key to comprehension and engagement. Leo Lionni's story of a little chameleon who just wants to fit in is the perfect springboard for a minilesson focused on identifying the author's purpose.

Use this set of teaching resources to help students understand the author's message and identify his purpose for writing A Color of His Own.

  • Included in this resource
  • Identifying the Author's Purpose lesson plan for A Color of His Own
  • Identifying the Author's Purpose worksheet and answer key
  • Identifying the Author's Purpose graphic organizer
  • Reader’s notebook prompt with optional ‘I Can’ statements
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Book Title:
A Color of His Own
Book Author:
Leo Lionni
Grade Level:
1
Genre(s):
Fantasy
F&P Guided Reading Level:
I
DRA Level:
16
Reading Recovery Level:
15, 16
Theme(s):
Friendship, Perseverance, Relationship Skills, Self Awareness, Self Management, Social Awareness
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Identifying the Author's Purpose:
RL.1.2, RL.1.6, RL.1.10, RF.1.1, RF.1.2, SL.1.1b, SL.1.2, SL.1.3, W.1.5, W.1.8, L.1.6
Identifying the Author's Purpose:
1.1A, 1.1C, 1.1D, 1.6A, 1.6E, 1.6G, 1.6I, 1.7B, 1.7C, 1.7D, 1.7E, 1.7F, 1.8A, 1.8B, 1.8C, 1.10A, 1.10B, 1.10C, 1.10E, 1.13D, 1.13E
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