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Selfless Service and The Giving Tree - Building Ethical Conscience

For Teachers 5th
Upper elementary schoolers investigate philanthropy and selflessness by reading a children's book. In this ethics lesson plan, they read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, and research Mahatma Gandhi's troublesome, yet inspiring, life....
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The Giving Tree

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Little literature analysts listen as you read The Giving Tree to them and discuss other ways the tree could have helped the little boy.A three-column chart is given to each individual showing what the tree and boy gave to each other and...
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Questions for The Book The Giving Tree

For Students 1st - 3rd
Are you studying Shel Silverstein? Focus on The Giving Tree and talk about selflessness in your class. In this online interactive quiz, pupils respond to eleven multiple-choice reading comprehension questions on this particular story....
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The Giving Tree

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this The Giving Tree worksheet, students read the story The Giving Tree and identify words with pictures, fill in missing words, write correct numbers, and answer short answer questions. Students complete 4 activities.
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Getting to Know Trees

For Teachers K Standards
Celebrate the beauty of trees with a packet full of activities designed to help kindergarteners get to know about their leafy nature friends. Covering a variety of subjects, scholars go on a nature hike, read Shel Silverstein's The...
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The Giving Tree

For Teachers K - 1st
Students listen to the story "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein and examine the character trait of respect. They answer story discussion questions, role-play the tree and the boy throughout the story, and create a poster or a skit...
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Seeds, Plants, and Us

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students observe plant growth and the parts of a plant. In this plants biology lesson plan, students identify and describe the job of plant parts after listening to the story The Carrot Seed by Ruth Kraus. Students  plant seeds and...
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Giving Cheer

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students explore kind behavior. In this values development and literacy lesson, students listen to The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, then generate a class list of ways the tree helped the boy and ways in which the boy helped the tree....
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Taking From the Giving Tree

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the ways in which various American cities negotiate the protection of their "green infrastructure," gaining a broader understanding of proposed and enacted legislation as it relates to preserving and planting trees in...
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Trees-Whiz

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A unique series of lessons on trees is here for you. The series has learners utilize visual art, musical compositions, and literature in order to examine how trees have a place in a culture. The classic tale, The Giving Tree is one...
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Character Education - Giving

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discuss and think critically about a narrative text, "The Giving Tree," by Shel Silverstein, recognize and describe the theme of the book. They consider the importance of giving and record personal experiences in a journal.
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The Giving Tree

For Teachers K - 4th
Trees should be appreciated too! Use Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree to explore the many ways trees (dead and alive) give back to their environment. Young botanists listen to the story and talk about what trees can give, including...
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The Giving Tree Gives

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students study both poetry and science in this language arts activity for early elementary, Special Education, and LEP students. They listen to Shel Silverstein's, The Giving Tree, and discuss its contents. They graph apple types, make...
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Giving Tree Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read and respond the book, The Giving Tree. For this literary unit, students listen to the story and discuss the story using Bloom's Taxonomy. Students write a letter of empathy to the tree and observe the changes the tree went...
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The Giving Tree

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore wants and needs. In this ecology and economics lesson, students listen to the story The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein and compile a class list of what the boy got from the tree. Students categorize these items as...
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The Giving Tree - Improvising Music for a Story

For Teachers K - 2nd
If you are reading The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, bring music to your class's interpretation with a lesson about musical improvisation. After listening to Vivaldi's Four Seasons, kids use their own understanding of music as well as...
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Teaching Economics Using Children's Literature: The Giving Tree

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree is a great way to cover multiple concepts in an elementary school classroom. Throughout this lesson, they learn about economic principles such as scarcity and goods, science principles like renewable...
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Tree of Giving

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars explore the concept of tree maps.  In this tree map lesson, students use this diagram to create a presentation about cleaning up a schoolyard.  Young scholars share their presentations at the end of the project. 
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Keys To Trees: Dichotomous Tree Identification

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders gather samples of different tree leaves in their neighborhoods, and on school grounds, and identify several species of common South Carolina trees using leaf and growth characteristics with aid of dichotomous key.
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The Giving Tree

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders participate in a shared reading of The Giving Tree. They discuss the relationship between trees and people in the story. Students contribute to a class KWL chart. They create their own KWL chart with at least four things...
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Character Education-Giving

For Teachers K - 5th
Students read the book The Giving Tree. In this literature instructional activity, students read the text and identify the theme of the book. Students create a "Giving and Receiving Journal" to record things that they give and receive.
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The Giving Tree Anniversary Teaching Guide

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Celebrate poetry month all of April with a guide that uses six of Shel Silverstein's most famous books as a basis for the lessons. Discussion questions and writing activities are provided for each of Silverstein's books.
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Recycling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read or listen to a story, and discuss how it relates to them. In this personal event writing activity, students write about recycling. Students read "The Giving Tree" a Shel Silverstein poem and discuss the poem's meaning....
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The Giving Tree

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Bring the beauty of Shel Silverstein's classic, The Giving Tree, to you classroom. Eleven narrator parts allow as many kids as possible to read a part, as well as a part for the boy and the tree.