Influential Authors Worksheets

We look at a number of authors over the years globally. We also provide you with vocabulary driven worksheets that focus on writing literature and writing styles. We feature a wide variety of vocabulary related and puzzles on this subject.

Who Was the Greatest Author of All Time?
A reading comprehension passage that explores different ways to determine who the greatest author who ever lived is or was.

19 American Authors Word Search
Find the last names of 19 of the most influential American authors.

My Day as an Author Mad Lib
A fun mad lib activity where you write the best work of your life ever, just one problem.

Famous Authors Crossword Puzzle
These work on the vocabulary words that are all literature related. They can be found below in the definitions section.

Match Authors to Their Genre
We give the author and ask you to match their last name to writing genre that they are famous for.

That Reminds Me Of Someone I Know...
A writing prompt where you relate a character from a work of fiction with someone you already know.

Comparing Authors Venn Diagram
A great visual for comparing and contrasting two authors on a variety of variables.

The Fifty Word Book Review Challenge
The shortest book review ever written.

My Big Idea for a Novel
Do you have an idea for a novel? Here is your chance to share it with us.

Famous Authors Vocabulary Words and Definitions
The vocabulary words for the entire unit.

Famous Authors Vocabulary Quiz
A quick and easy assessment of your understanding of the vocabulary for the total topic.

Famous Authors Find the Definition Worksheet
We give you a word, match it to the definition.

Famous Authors Vocabulary Multiple Choice Worksheet
Another form of review on the words for the unit.

Famous Authors Spiral Puzzle
If you haven't used this puzzle format before, you will want to give it a shot.

Authors Who Are Noteworthy
We look at the style and works of influential authors.

Acrostic Poem
We write a sentence length poem while working off of the word "author".

Vocabulary Decoder Worksheet
A neat activity that relates English to numbers.

Author Name Word Scramble
You always have to have fun with a word scramble. We focus on the last names of authors.

Author Study Worksheet
Doing an author review? This organizer is perfect to help you get ahead.

Famous Authors Biographical Data Form
When you are looking to write an author biography, this sheet is a real asset to have with you.

More Teacher Resources On Authors

You will find a number of great teacher resources below.
  1. Author's Purpose Worksheets
  2. Famous Authors Lesson Plans
  3. Famous Authors Teaching Theme
  4. Vocabulary Theme