Dreaming of Gardens (5th Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
3
4
5
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Media / Technology
Issue Area: 
Environment
Focus Question 

What does it mean to be a philanthropist? What does it mean to be an environmentalist? What does it mean to be a good steward of the earth? 

Unit Overview 

Students listen to two stories and compare and contrast the activities of the main characters. Students reflect by writing an answer to the focus questions.

Service Experience 
 Students brainstorm and choose ways to act as environmental stewards.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Dreaming of Gardens (5th Grade)
Lesson 1 of 1
Grades: 
3
4
5

Students will listen to two stories, and compare and contrast the activities of the main characters. As a final piece, students reflect by writing an answer to some essential questions: What does it mean to be a philanthropist? What does it mean to be an environmentalist? What does it mean to be a good steward of the earth?