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From Stop Signs to the Golden Arches: Environmental Print
|Grades||K – 1|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Ten to Twenty 15-minute sessions|
Grand Island, Nebraska
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Signs by Susan Canizares and Pamela Chanko (Scholastic, 1998)
- I Read Signs by Tana Hoban (Scholastic)
- I Read Symbols by Tana Hoban (Mulberry Books)
- Camera and film
- Materials to assemble classroom books and bind them
- Choose one of the options for introducing this lesson and prepare the materials you will need: obtaining the books, bookmarking the Website, and/or teaching about traffic safety.
- Obtain a digital camera.
- Plan to use a bulletin board, large table, or other area easily accessible to the students to use to display the artifacts they collect.
- Assemble materials needed to make and bind class books.
- Obtain several examples of environmental print: a Happy Meal sack, a Burger King crown, a cereal box, a pop can, and so forth.
- Prepare two copies for each student of the Parent Letter.
- Test the Street Sign Gallery on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.