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Creative Problem-Solving with Ezra Jack Keats
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Eight 50-minute sessions|
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Story Map interactive is designed to assist students in prewriting and postreading activities by focusing on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  March 11
In celebration of Keats' birthday, students write stories that include some characters from Keats' books and practice using collage techniques with the Collage Machine.
Grades K – 7 | Calendar Activity |  November 19
Students read and discuss an award-winning book before writing their own story that demonstrates compassion.
Grades K – 8 | Professional Library | Book
Joy F. Moss focuses on literature units structured around read-aloud/think-aloud group sessions in which students collaborate to construct meaning.