It Matters to Me
Learners explain how their personal values shape the values of a classroom commu- nity. They listen to inspirational writing and poetry, then select the values they feel are most important. The reverse of the Iowa quarter serves as inspiration.
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It Matters to Me: Iowa quarter reverse
What matters to your pupils? What values do they hold dear and how does that shape your classroom community? These are some the questions you'll get your class thinking about when they engage in this lesson from the US Mint. They will...
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