Title: Everyday Heroes
Following a unit on Greek mythology and mythological heroes, students design and maintain a website that features everyday heroes. Students submit candidates based on their everyday encounters with people in the community.
Title: The Giving Tree
During this lesson, students will learn important facts about trees. They will also learn the importance of friendships. The students will listen to the story, The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein, and create a chart of events that take place in the story. The students will navigate a website to learn how to protect trees and how trees help us.
Title: Let's Be Friends
Buddies, pals, amigos - whatever you call them, friends are an important part of life. These beginning-of-the-year unit activities will give kindergarten students an opportunity to consider what friendship is all about.
Standard(s): [CE] (0-12) 24: Loyalty
Title: A Hero by Any Other Name. . .
In conjunction with a study of literary or national heroes or in recognition of 9/11 week, students select a hero from among their family and friends, gather information about him/her, and prepare a multimedia presentation of their research.
Standard(s): [TC2] (6-8) 11: Use digital tools and strategies to locate, collect, organize, evaluate, and synthesize
Title: The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
This is a reading lesson for special education/early elementary students. This lesson helps students with their reading skills as they learn about generosity.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (1) 1: Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. [RL.1.1]