Out on a Limb: Earth Day
Students explore the concept of environmental stewardship. In this Earth Day lesson plan, students review the role trees play in providing a healthy environment and participate in the Tree City project.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Planting Trees to Help the Planet
Learners react to a series of statements about trees, then read a news article about the planned planning of millions of trees to celebrate Arbor Day. In this planting trees instructional activity, the teacher introduces the article with...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Seven Directions: Making Connections Between Literature and American Indian History
Stereotype or archetype? Myth or fact? Middle schoolers apply critical thinking skills to assess the validity of the images and story details in picture books portraying Native American history. The study begins with an examination of...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Taking From the Giving Tree
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...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History