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Creative Problem-Solving with Ezra Jack Keats

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Creative Problem-Solving with Ezra Jack Keats

Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Eight 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Vanessa Udry

Tolono, Illinois

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Student Interactives

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Story Map

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.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   K – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  March 11

Ezra Jack Keats was born on this day in 1916.

In celebration of Keats' birthday, students write stories that include some characters from Keats' books and practice using collage techniques with the Collage Machine.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Literature, Literacy, and Comprehension Strategies in the Elementary School

Joy F. Moss focuses on literature units structured around read-aloud/think-aloud group sessions in which students collaborate to construct meaning.

 

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