In a non-fiction unit of study, incorporating an author study on Gail Gibbons can be a valuable and enriching experience. Gail Gibbons, a renowned author and illustrator, has dedicated her career to creating engaging and informative books that captivate young readers. Her books cover a wide range of subjects, from science and nature to history and social studies, providing children with valuable knowledge and fostering a love for learning. By delving into Gibbons’ works, students can explore her distinctive style, meticulous research, and captivating visuals, gaining insights into the process of creating non-fiction texts. Through the exploration of Gibbons’ works, students can develop critical thinking skills, expand their vocabulary, and deepen their understanding of various topics, ultimately nurturing their appreciation for non-fiction literature and the power of knowledge.
Gail Gibbons is known for her non-fiction books that children continue to enjoy. This 40-page author study was prepared to be used with Gail Gibbons books.
. unit plan with objectives
Also included are extensions for the following books:
. Coral Reefs
. Galaxies, Galaxies
. The Vegetables We Eat
This unit plan includes templates (vocabulary) which can be used with any Gail Gibbons book and non-fiction writing assessment.