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Grass Sandals by Dawnine Spivak
A simple retelling of the travels of seventeenth-century Japanese poet, Basho, across his island homeland. Includes examples of the haiku verses he composed.
Author: Dawnine Spivak
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Haiku and Beyond
A Study of Japanese Literature - by Denver Public Schools. Grade 4
Grass Sandals Spelling Words
Grade 4 Accessed through Wayback Archives
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Grass Sandals is a book featured in Five in a Row, a literature-based unit study curriculum. Many families use FIAR for all but the grammar/reading and math, and others use it in conjunction with other resources. Above is information about the author and illustrator, story summaries, and links to lesson plans and websites that are great go-alongs for Grass Sandals. Please note that these resources are meant to complement, not replace, the Five in a Row units. The Five in a Row volumes are inexpensive and well worth the investment.