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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Living the Dream: 100 Acts of Kindness
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Recurring Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Introduction: 50 minutes; thereafter: 15 minutes per session, for one month|
Grand Island, Nebraska
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The Letter Generator is a useful tool for students to learn the parts of a business or friendly letter and then compose and print letters for both styles of correspondence.
Grades 4 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  July 18
After reading Kadir Nelson's Nelson Mandela, students explore the Mandela Day website before using an online tool to start working on a service project of their own.
Grades K – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 13
As a class, students work in small groups to create a "100th Day" book.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  August 28
Students explore the "I Have a Dream" Foundation's website and brainstorm ways they can help themselves or others at their school achieve their educational dreams.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  January 15
Students study Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech and work in groups to create a mural that depicts Dr. King's vision of peace.
Grades 2 – 6 | Professional Library | Book
This book offers a rich resource for preservice and practicing teachers who want to build, extend, or enliven a program in which students explore the expanding world of children’s literature.