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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Sí, Se Puede: Making a Difference, One Letter at a Time
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five 50-minute sessions|
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 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 5
Marked by parades, picnics, and other celebrations, Labor Day is a time set aside to recognize the achievements of the American labor movement and the dignity in all work.
Grades 1 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  July 7
In a small group or as individuals, students write letters related to a unit of study or particular topic they have studied.
Grades 5 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  December 15
Students identify a students' rights issue and explore the ways in which the Bill of Rights does protect and does not protect students.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  March 31
Students work in small groups to research a civil rights leader and do a creative writing piece, followed by a short story, with their group.
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.