Stamps are Making News

Students analyze the cost of mailing a letter since 1917, then read a news article about the increasing stamp price and new Star Wars stamps that will be available. In this current events instructional activity, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news piece and participate in a think-pair-share activity. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.

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Grade
2nd - 6th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Research
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Year
2007
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