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.
"Clifford is anxious for his loose tooth to fall out because he is hoping for a treat from the Tooth Fairy."
Enhances vocabulary and comprehension of this book from Norman Bridwell's popular "Clifford" series.
[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.
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