Kate Waters Author Study
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5
Kate Waters's books make the study of history vibrant and relevant by emphasizing the connections between historical events and today's children.
Start your author study by reading a short biography of Kate Waters and choosing some of her books to read. Then use the activities and lessons below to have fun with Waters's unique historical perspective. Find more information about Kate Waters on her Web site, or by reading an interview with the author.
Author Kate Waters'books include works about the Mayflower and about daily life among the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag in the early seventeenth century. She was interviewed by Scholastic students.
Kate shows children the many steps in the process of getting a book published, and can serve as an author-in-residence, able to speak about writing, editing, using photographs as illustrations and book publishing. She also speaks to adults.
Discussion Guide for Sarah Morton's Day: A Day in the Life of a Pilgrim Girl by Kate Waters.
Teaching plan for The Story of the White House by Kate Waters.