Changes in the Community
First graders identify changes that have occurred over the past from the changes they see now. They illustrate a change they have seen in their lives and talk about the benefits and disadvantages of these changes.
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25 Ways for Kids and Teens to Fight Hunger
Do you have five minutes, an hour, or ten? If so, you have time to conduct a service learning project. Choose from 25 projects created to bring awareness to world hunger. Projects include making donations, visiting a food bank, planning...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
Using Connecting Themes in First Grade Social Studies
Foster contributing members of society with a social studies unit focused on five aspects of community. First graders discuss themes of culture, groups, location, scarcity, and change with discussion questions and activities about...
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Community Responsibility: The Web of My Community
Encourage class members to get involved in their community with a lesson that highlights the benefits of helping others. Through grand conversation and a visual aid that sheds light on the interconnectedness within community service,...
K - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Voices of Iraqi Refugees
The stated goal of this resource is to provide learners with basic facts about and build empathy for Iraqi refugees. To do so elementary classes develop a plan for how to welcome refugees to their classroom. Middle schoolers read...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
On September 11th, both men and women came to the rescue. Here, scholars learn about a woman firefighter who risked her life to help victims on the traumatic day. Pupils discuss how firefighters are often portrayed as men, and that woman...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Case of the Shrunken Allowance
An allowance is an important thing! Make sure your kids know how to save and spend their own money. Using the book The Case of the Shrunken Allowance as a starting point, this plan covers income, spending and saving, counting, and more.
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed