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History

G3-4 Text Set: Civil Rights

February 21, 2020

During the American civil rights movement in the 1950s and’60s, black Americans sought to end the effects of racism and discrimination by fighting for equal rights under the law. This text set explores the theme of civil rights by looking…

History

Little Rock Nine Video

February 21, 2020

Watch this video to introduce the Civil Rights Text Set.

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Young Game Changers

G3-4 Text Set: Young Problem Solvers

January 17, 2020

Young people will be the next generation of leaders and change-makers. But many don’t wait until they are in positions of power to take action. These innovative minds search for and create solutions to the problems they see around them.…

Environment

G3-4 Text Set: Fighting for the Planet

October 18, 2019

On average, global temperatures have gone up almost 2°F in the last century, largely due to human activity. Everyone is affected by changes in our planet, and everyone plays a role in either contributing to or fighting climate change. This…

Space

From Apollo 11 to Now Video

November 15, 2019

Watch this video to introduce the Space Exploration Text Set

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World

Tracing The Journey Video

September 9, 2017

Watch this video as an optional extension activity for the refugee text set.

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Space

G3-4 Text Set: Space Exploration

November 15, 2019

Space is an endlessly fascinating subject for many. What exists beyond our planet? What is it like to launch into space and walk on the moon? This text set dives into the history and lasting impact of space exploration. Essential…

People

G3-4 Text Set: Artists in the Making

August 30, 2019

Creativity is all around us. It’s in the music we hear and in the fashion we choose to wear. It’s in the paintings we look at and in the plays we watch. This text set explores the theme of innovation…

World

G3-4 Text Set: Refuge Seekers

August 30, 2019

People around the world flee their homes to find safety for themselves and their families. Some are even forced to leave. They must leave behind all they know, often with only the things they can carry. This text set explores the topic…