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Identifying the Author's Purpose Lesson Plan and Teaching Resources for Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Identifying the Author's Purpose Lesson Plan and Teaching Resources for Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Mo Willems, the author of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, definitely knows how to write books that entertain his readers! Use this lesson plan and set of resources to help your students identify the author's purpose for writing this book by the text and pictures to examine the ways Mo Willems develops the pigeon's character.
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Mo Willems, the author of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, definitely knows how to write books that entertain his readers! Use this lesson plan and set of resources to help your students identify the author's purpose for writing this book by the text and pictures to examine the ways Mo Willems develops the pigeon's character.
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  • Identifying the Author's Purpose graphic organizer
  • Reader’s notebook prompt with optional ‘I Can’ statements
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Book Title:
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
Book Author:
Mo Willems
Grade Level:
1
Genre(s):
Fantasy
F&P Guided Reading Level:
J
DRA Level:
18
Reading Recovery Level:
17
Theme(s):
Award Winners, Laugh Out Loud, Decision Making, Perseverance, Self 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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