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The Giving Tree

Students explore wants and needs. In this ecology and economics lesson, students listen to the story The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein and compile a class list of what the boy got from the tree. Students categorize these items as "wants" or "needs," and then locate items made from trees in magazines to create a poster.

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Resource Details

Grade
K - 2nd
Subjects
Visual Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning