Why Lesson Planet?
Students use the website 'McGruff.org' to research information on one of the several topics or issues, including: 'For Girls', 'Be Fire Safe!', 'Bullies', 'Back to School Safety', 'Hanging Out In the Neighborhood', 'Strangers and Other Dangers', 'Staying Home Alone', and 'Riding Right'. Students complete a graphic organizer using the information obtain form the website. They write a friendly letter to "McGruff" explaining what they have found out.