The Swiss Family Robinson Teacher Resources
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Fifth graders read Swiss Family Robinson and respond to a survival scenario. In this focusing event instructional activity, 5th graders reflect on what they would do during a situation that required them to make a choice. Students share individually then compare their answers to one another to see the variety of opinions and reactions can occur.
The Way Things Work
Young scholars explore how things are designed, built and function. Students interpret the film The Swiss Family Robinson. Young scholars discuss and analyze medieval technology and the amazing craftsmen and stoneworkers it took to build such structures.
It's so hard to remember how to punctuate titles! Give your class this practice packet to help them remember. On the first page, learners review the rules for punctuating the titles of short stories, monologues, commercials, etc. Then, learners apply what they learned to the 60 sentences that follow.
Robinson Crusoe: The Original "Survivor"!
Fourth graders read and analyze Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, and participate in problem solving activity similar to television show, Survivor. Eight lessons on one page.
Students participate in a simulation of life on a deserted island. They apply their critical thinking skills and knowledge of oceans and islands to "survive" and ultimately return to safety. Lesson contains adaptations for all levels.
Fittest of the Survivors
students consider the reality television show 'Survivor' as a means to contemplate what it means to be a survivor. They create fictional characters and explore how different personal qualities would help and hinder their success on 'Survivor,' and the
Geography Through Literature
Students read Call It Courage by Armstrong Perry and research the geography of the South Pacific where the story is set. They explore the plant and animal life in the region and how it is specifically adapted to live in that region.
Literature of the Islands and the Sea
Young scholars read an age-appropriate novel in which an island setting plays an important role from a provided list. This will help them understand life on an island. They will analyze the plot, theme, characterization, setting, and style of the book.
What is Photosynthesis?
Learners study the plant process of photosynthesis through multiple activities. In this photosynthesis lesson, students make a graphic organizer, complete a science observation, and make a plant ID book to learn about the process of photosynthesis.