This is a simple look at how we can look different on the outside, yet be the same on the inside. We use this activity around Martin Luther King day after a discussion about prejudice. Materials: one or more brown eggs one or more white eggs a bowl Lesson Plan: Following a discussion with the […]
Students pretend to be archaeologists to determine what artifact they have found and what its use might have been. Objectives: Students will demonstrate knowledge of past civilizations. Students will use skills of inference and reasoning. Students will write for the purpose of giving others information using ideas supported with details. Materials: White construction paper, crayons/pencils/markers, […]
Experiment with the Native American custom of using a stick to tell stories. Objectives: Have children remember something important they learned in the day. Discuss multicultural themes. Materials: An ordinary stick found in a yard or play ground. (It must be sanded down and pointy parts broken off.) Lesson Plan: Explain to class that Native […]
Using the Internet, students will draw the flag of Australia, identify and label Australia’s major cities, and become familiar with facts about Australia’s tourists attractions and culture. Students will create a travel brochure for Australia. Materials: Picture books by Mem Fox, especially Possom Magic. Other suggestions: Koala Lou, Wombat Divine, Hattie the Hen, Night Noises. Computers with internet access, and […]
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