Students identify and discuss ways that people can help other people, the community, and the environment. They choose one way that they can help and write it down on a construction paper hand for display in the classroom.
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Lending a Hand After 9/11
After a grand discussion about the happenings on September 11th, scholars listen to a tale of a woman who decided to focus her attention on helping the victims of the traumatic day. Inspired by the woman's effort, small groups research...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Ag Adventure Lesson Plan: Hands High, Live Horses & Pony Express
What's the difference between a pony and miniature horse? Young farmers explore this and other horse-related questions as they learn all about the history of horse management, measurement, and breeds. They learn about using hands to...
2nd - 4th Science
Lone Dog's Winter Count: Keeping History Alive
What is oral tradition, and what unique tool did the Native Americans of the Northern Great Plains use to help them remember their complex histories? Through pictograph analysis, discussion, research, and an engaging hands-on activity,...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Hands are for Helping (Responsible Personal Conduct)
Youngster learn the importance of cooperation and sharing through a fun art project! Following a brief introductory discussion in which the class brainstorms how they can use their hands to share, youngster get divided into pairs to...
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts