Kevin Henkes books are great for teaching the strategy, "making connections", also great for an author study!
Lesson Plan Ideas for the second and third days of school. I *love love love* this book!! =)
Kevin Henkes Author Study - lessons, ideas, printables
Determining the Central Message and Identifying the Main Idea and Supporting Details (RL 1.2, RI 1.2)
Good ideas for key details. First Grade with a Cherry on Top: Common Core Comprehension Ideas!
Kevin Henkes- Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Kevin Henkes - author study - use with "Chyrsanthemum" at the beginning of the year
Top 10 books to teach schema and making connections
Kevin Henkes Author Study with QR Codes
Use this Predicting lesson from The Picture Book Teacher's Edition with Owen by Kevin Henkes