Students read a classic short story of generosity and gluttony, then research and discuss health issues from the story and their own lives. A cornucopia of science, literature, and writing ideas, ideal for middle school or advanced upper elementary.
"One of Junie B. Jones's top front teeth is loose! Only Junie B. is not that thrilled about this development. Because what if she looks like toothless Uncle Lou? And what's all this tooth fairy business?"
This unit enhances the Barbara Park book with vocabulary and comprehension skills development.
Start the year with this bulletin board and chart the number of lost teeth among your students all year. Pages for recording lost teeth every month, certificates for lost teeth, class survey of results, and monthly graph included.
[member-created with abctools] Here are a list of key words having to do with dental health. Trace and cut out for a great shapebook, or hang them up, use them for vocabulary, put in your writing center to help with spelling. Have fun!
Learn about the "My Pyramid" food guide! This mini-unit features a reading comprehension, Venn diagram, and several short answer and essay writing prompts, designed to promote understanding and creative thinking.
"Anti-drug campaigns use symbols and slogans to help people know about and remember their message. For example, the Red Ribbon Week campaign uses the red ribbon as a symbol. The slogan “Just say no!” helps children remember the lessons their teachers and parents have taught them concerning drugs. Now it is your turn to come up with some new symbols and slogans." Lots of creative project ideas.
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