This unit highlights the wonderful works of renowned children's book author, Keiko Kasza! Students utilize higher-level thinking skills when comparing books written by the same author. After reading or listening to several works by Keiko Kasza, students will engage in literary skills such as: surprise endings, problem and solution, author's point of view, irony, personification, and character analysis. There is also a Venn diagram to aid in comparing and contrasting two of the books. Students are also encouraged to support their answers with textual evidence.
There are literature-response pages for the following books: The Mightiest, My Lucky Day, The Rat and the Tiger, and The Pigs' Picnic.
Other author units available for purchase are: Leo Lionni, Kevin Henkes, and Julia Donaldson!
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