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Episode 56 — Survival!
|Grades||K – 5|
|Podcast Series||Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
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|Original Air Date||Published June 24, 2013|
Music in this podcast is provided by Freeplay Music.
Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Unit
Students whose first language is not English reflect on nature through readings, a visit to a green area, and bookmaking using the writing process and peer feedback.
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students take a walk on the wild side when they research an animal and create a scavenger hunt activity for their classmates.
Activities & Projects
Grades 3 – 5 | Activity & Project
In this activity, children look closely at living things in their natural environments and then make books about what they see.
Grades K – 6 | Activity & Project
Children incorporate materials from outdoors with paints or crayons to create pieces of art to display on their clotheslines, fences, or porches for a neighborhood art show.
Grades 3 – 5 | Printout | Writing It Out
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.