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Nature Study Outdoor Treasure Hunts (with Spanish language option)

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Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Seven 60-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Loraine Woodard

Loraine Woodard

Berkeley, California

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Lesson Plans

Calendar Activities

Professional Library

Activities & Projects

Podcast Episodes

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Let It Grow: An Inquiry-Based Organic Gardening Research Project

Students learn about organic gardening by developing their own research questions, conducting research, gardening at their school, creating signs about their plants, and presenting their research to the class.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  April 30

Celebrate El Día de Los Niños/El Día de Los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day)!

Using the Book Cover Creator, students write and share their own multilingual stories.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   K – 6  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Planning for Inquiry: It's Not an Oxymoron!

Planning for Inquiry shows you how to get an inquiry-based curriculum started, how to keep it going, and how to do so while remaining accountable to mandated curricula, standards, and programs.

 

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ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS

Grades   3 – 8  |  Activity & Project

Follow the Word Trail: Organize a Treasure Hunt

Create a treasure hunt out of word-puzzle clues hidden around the home or yard.

 

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PODCAST EPISODES

Grades   K – 5  |  Podcast Episode

Survival!

Whether you need survival how-tos, want to put your survival skills to the test, or like to read historical adventures about brave kids who have survived real disasters, this episode has something for you.

 

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