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My Nature Story

 

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My Nature Story

Grades 3 – 5
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Activities & Projects

Grades   K – 8  |  Activity & Project

Let's Go On A Poetry Walk!

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and you’re surrounded by brilliant shades of green! Observe and collect sensory images from nature and use the sights, sounds, smells, and textures to create original nature poetry.

 

Grades   3 – 5  |  Activity & Project

Explore and Write About Nature

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

The Natural World as Inspiration: An Outdoor Art Show

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.

 

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Games & Tools

Grades   K – 8  |  Game & Tool

Book Cover Creator

The Book Cover Creator allows users to type and illustrate front and back covers, and full dust jackets.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   K – 3  |  Tip & How-To

Help a Child Edit and Revise

Help children make the most of their writing by teaching them about revising and editing, two important parts of the writing process.

 

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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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