Although the problems of the environment seem overwhelming, if each person does a little, the problems can be reduced. Even small contributions make an impact on the environment. Students choose ways they can make an impact through their small...
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Unit: Helping Children Learn
Learners will actively help younger children write and edit their own pattern books. They will determine the value of their service learning project to the betterment of the community.
Students recognize that babies come into the world with unknown potential. Babies born today grow up to "know a different world" than the elderly people students met in the previous lesson. Students look at the known and unknown parts of a timeline.
Unit: Watch Me Grow
In this lesson, students learn about the interconnectedness of nature and the impact of people on the environment. Students are motivated by literature to teach others the importance of trees in our ecosystem. They respond to the literature selection and design and make posters with a "Save the...
Students publish their Living History books, naming their books in a way that focuses on the most meaningful thing. They use interview notes to write and illustrate the biography of their senior friend. They use appropriate English language arts and visual arts skills. ...
Learners will describe the importance of Core Democratic Values in a democratic government and analyze the way they support philanthropy.
In this lesson, students learn about the interconnectedness of nature and the impact of people on the environment. Students are motivated by literature to teach others the importance of trees in our ecosystem. In an optional Extension of the lesson, they design and make posters with a “Save the...
Learners will use what they have learned in previous lessons to summarize why water conservation is essential, how it is an example of Environmental Stewardship and what they can do to make others more aware.
Unit: Earth Connections
The purpose of this lesson is for students to continue to explore the Native-American traditional beliefs of Mother Earth through contemporary Native American writers and to express this concept through Haiku and visual art.