Read Across America Week Activities, Authors Easy Readers & Comprehension Packet

Total Pages: 258
File Size: 4 MB


Learn about 6 great children’s authors during Read Across America or anytime during an author study! Easy to read, prep, print, and teach with easy readers with reading comprehension and writing activities.


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This set includes authors of stories many kindergarten students are read during kindergarten or preschool and includes:
  • Mo Willems – talks about his popular books and how he has done work on TV stations the kids may watch
  • David Shannon – talks about him being an author and an illustrator and how he has many versions of some of his books
  • Ezra Jack Keats – discusses his use of diverse characters in his work
  • Theodor Seuss Geisel – talks about rhyming and limited use of words in his stories
  • Bill Martin, Jr. – talks about how was inspired and guided by Eric Carle
  • Eric Carle – talks about his extensive work in the field of literacy beyond his books

Each Reader Includes:

  • One book in color and black and white, full and half page that break the concept down in an easy way for young learners to understand
  • Writing Pages and Graphic organizers to extend learning
  • Differentiated comprehension pages (3 to pick from)

A variety so you can easily choose which is best for your students!


Features that Make Learning Festive and Fun:

  1. Horizontal Design for Easy Handling: Our books are thoughtfully designed horizontally, making them a breeze to cut, staple, and share with your students.
  2. Color and B&W Versions: Choose between vibrant, full-color pages to captivate young minds or go classic with black and white for a personalized touch.
  3. Full-Page Versions: Immerse your students in the magic of the holidays with our full-page versions, perfect for shared reading experiences and classroom displays.
  4. Graphic Organizers: Foster comprehension and critical thinking skills with our thoughtfully crafted graphic organizers.
  5. Comprehension Questions: Ensure understanding and encourage discussion with carefully crafted comprehension questions accompanying each reader.
  6. Writing Pages: Let creativity shine! Our easy readers come with dedicated writing pages to inspire young authors to share their holiday stories.
  7. Digital Google Slides Version: Seamlessly integrate technology into your lessons with our digital version, perfect for whole group activities and distance learning.


Why Choose Our Easy Readers?

As educators, we understand the importance of engaging materials that make learning both educational and enjoyable. Our easy readers are crafted with love, and designed to spark curiosity and celebrate informational topics!

Teacher Reviews:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “This was a great resource to kick off learning about Bill Martin Jr. for a unit we are doing, and the other authors are all coming soon to our learning! Easy for the kids to follow along and they loved coloring the pictures of the author.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “These author study easy readers were perfect for my class. The kindergarten students enjoyed coloring them and taking them home to their families to share what we learned about those authors.”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “We used this as a “mini” author study in my kindergarten class! Great resource, ready to print and use! We had fun learning about some of our favorite authors.”

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Jennifer Kadar – Simply Kinder – Kindergarten – First Grade – Preschool

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