An Encyclo-ME-dia for Every Child
Learners create a digital scrapbook that shows information-text and pictures that are specific to each child. They make charts and graphs. They use digital cameras, scanners, software, to write captions, stories, poems, letters, and reports.
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Problems with our Food System: Hunger
Students understand that hunger causes many deaths a year and many children are trapped as slaves through watching a video. In this hunger and child slavery lesson, students write letters to call attention to the problems of hunger and...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
English and Literacy: Children's Rights - Expanded Paragraphs
Students write expanded paragraphs about children's rights. In this writing and children's rights lesson, students listen to Caroline Castle's, For Every Child, noting the points about children's rights on each page. They discuss each of...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
The Only Boy in the Ballet Class
Students discuss kindness and how to treat others. In this kindness lesson, students listen to the story The Only Boy in the Ballet Class by Denise Gruska. The teacher draws the main character and every time that he receives a put down...
Pre-K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Teaching Responsibility to Children in Different Cultures through Film and Literature Stories
Learners review the notes they took for "The Little Prince". After identifying the instances of responsibility in the text, they discuss them with others in English. As a class, they watch parts of "Children of Heaven" and write down...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts