Units For Primary

Units For Primary

Unsheltered Lives is a collaborative effort of the Committee on Temporary Shelter, VISTA, and the Vermont Department of Education. In 1990 Alex Messinger, then a VISTA volunteer at the Committee on Temporary Shelter, researched and wrote Unsheltered Lives as part of his VISTA service.  VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) is a federal,...
GRADES: Primary
  Division: Primary Subject: Visual Arts, Music, Language Arts, Media, Social Studies Includes Learning Goals and Objectives Includes Lesson Ideas Includes ideas for Assessment As, For and Of Learning Provides cross-curricular connections   The guide was inspired by a desire to engage teachers and students in learning and activities related to...
GRADES: Primary
Division: Primary Subjects: Language Arts, Social Studies, Health and Physical Education Complete website available (http://tdrc.net/resources/public/TeachingGuide.htm) Includes lesson plan ideas and community orientated research activities Includes links to reading comprehension activities Text-to-text, text-to-self, text-to-world based...
GRADES: Primary
Division: Kindergarten, Primary, Junior, Intermediate Subjects: Social Studies, Language (writing and oral communication), Visual Arts Includes 3 part lesson ideas Includes connections between grades in order to continue to expand on the topic Includes examples of Assessments As/For Learning Text-to-text, text-to-self, text-to-world based...
GRADES: Primary
Division: Junior - Intermediate Subject: Visual Arts Includes ideas for a multi-media curriculum engages students and teachers with essays written by people who have experienced homelessness, photographs, music, and speakers who share their stories about the lived-experience of homelessness NOTE: LINK ON THE PAGE DOES NOT WORK! Replacement: http...
GRADES: Primary
Division: Junior Subject: Language Arts Complete website available at (http://www.learningtogive.org/units/i-can-do/day-life-homeless-person) A lesson idea Integrates use of multimedia Reading comprehension questions Text-to-text, text-to-self, text-to-world based questions and connections  This lesson will look at a day in the life of a homeless...

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