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March 11 in history

1387 Battle of Castagnaro: English condottiero Sir John Hawkwood led Padova to victory in a factional clash with Verona.

1649 The Frondeurs and the French government signed the… 535 more words


Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor

When I was in second grade, I remember reading The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats for the first time. The colors and shapes wove a spell over me. 188 more words

Kidlit County

Virtual coffee date

I have been thinking lately about how helpful it is to reframe major challenges in life as adventure.  

You know how sometimes you’ll be going through something and someone will try to comfort you by saying, … 406 more words


Library Lessons: Jan 23-27, 2015 - EJK, Communities, Cyberbullying

Week 21!

Kindergarten: To celebrate the end of our Ezra Jack Keats author/illustrator study, we watched a video featuring 1-2 titles we had yet to read. 324 more words

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Library Lessons: Jan 19-23, 2015 - Ezra Jack Keats, PebbleGo+communities, digital citizenship

Week 19!  Oh, yeah!

Kindergarten: Our penultimate week featuring stories from author/illustrator Ezra Jack Keats.  Classes read Hi, Cat! and, if time, Pet Show.

For the last 2 weeks, students have been working on putting Keats’s stories featuring Peter in chronological order.   256 more words

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Written and Illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats Viking, 1969 Awards: Caldecott Honor

“Archie, look what I found,” Peter shouted through the pipe. “Motorcycle goggles!”

The plot in a nutshell:

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Caldecott Honor

Library Lessons: Jan 5-9, 2015 - Ezra Jack Keats, WCCPBA, historical fiction, READolutions!

Week 1 of 2015…and Week 17 of the school year!

Kindergarten:  Feature author: Ezra Jack Keats (my fav!)  This week: Whistle for Willie and Goggles! 364 more words

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