Tag: Grade 4

Take local action

Note: this activity is associated with the lesson on exploring ecosystems. Overview Rainforest deforestation is a global phenomenon. Some of the reasons why deforestation occurs are: farming, agriculture cash crops, logging, mining, production of paper goods, urban development, etc. Everyone can make a difference in…

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‘I am’ poems

Note: this activity is associated with the lesson on exploring ecosystems. Purpose: To understand ‘I am’ Poems and how to construct them. Materials: Recycled paper, pencil, colored pencils, crayons, marker, watercolor paper, watercolors, and water cups. Procedure: (Discuss ‘I am’ Poems) • Discuss the structure of ‘I am’…

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Haiku poems

Note: this activity is associated with the lesson on exploring ecosystems. Flamingo Haiku – Student sample Haiku poems Purpose:  To understand haikus and how to construct them. Materials:  Recycled paper, pencil, colored pencils, crayons, marker, watercolor paper, watercolors, and water cups. Common Core Standards: English Language Arts…

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Ecosystem Metaphors

Note: this activity is associated with the lesson on exploring ecosystems. Purpose:  To understand metaphors and how to construct them. Materials:  Recycled paper, pencil, colored pencils, crayons, marker, watercolor paper, watercolors, and water cups. Common Core Standards: English Language Arts Standards Reading: Language: Craft and Structure: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.4…

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Water cycle: take action!

Students can create a PowerPoint presentation and share their Take Action statements with other 3rd – 5th grade classrooms. They can even challenge classes to come up with their own Take Action commitments. In addition, students will pledge to conserve water every day. They will…

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