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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Moving Toward Acceptance Through Picture Books and Two-Voice Texts
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Eight 50-minute lessons|
Grades 1 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 5
Some of Fleishman's memories in his essay "My House of Voices" are shared with the class. Students then write a descriptive essay that gives a tour of the voices in their homes, school, etc.
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 1 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  October 1
Students create a poster to enter into a poster contest that educates others about issues surrounding bullying.
Grades K – 12 | Printout | Graphic Organizer
Students use this graphic organizer to describe similarities and differences between two objects.
Grades K – 8 | Professional Library | Journal
This article discusses the efforts of a fifth-grade teacher and a visiting poet to rekindle students' sense of poetic passion and pleasure and describes how the authors introduced students to poems for two voices.