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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Creating Class Rules: A Beginning to Creating Community
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Two 30-minute sessions|
Grades 1 – 9 | Calendar Activity |  April 20
Students write original picture books based on their own aspirations and dreams and share with the class or with younger students.
Grades 3 – 6 | Calendar Activity |  August 2
Students share details about their lives with one another using the interactive Graphic Map and share their memories in small groups or with the whole class.
Grades 8 – 12 | Professional Library | Journal
Methods such as the circle poem, the "poetic interview," the found poem, and the poetic field trip are just some used by the author to create an atmosphere of mutual support and enable students to initiate "imaginative possibilities."