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Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Kids and teens should read and write even when they are out of school. Why is this so important?

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ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more.

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The Natural World as Inspiration: An Outdoor Art Show

 

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The Natural World as Inspiration: An Outdoor Art Show

Grades K – 6
Activity Time 1-1 ½ hours to explore, create the artwork, and write the artist’s statement, plus time to display the art and go on the gallery walk. The gallery walk may be done on a different day.
Activity Author

Jaime R. Wood

Jaime R. Wood

Portland, Oregon

 
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English
 

Activities & Projects

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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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Printouts

Grades   3 – 5  |  Printout  |  Writing It Out

My Nature Story

Encourage children to ask questions about the natural world, to make observations, and to use their imaginations. They use their findings to create their own book.

 

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Podcast Episodes

Grades   K – 5  |  Podcast Episode

Celebrating the Earth

Every day is Earth Day! Emily shares her story of children inspired by The Lorax and how they might take action with 50 Simple Things Kids Can Do To Save the Earth. Emily also explores science and nature activities with guest Sharon Betty and The Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming.

 

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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