Category: Social Themes-New Experience

Field Trip to Volcano Island Activity

Field Trip to Volcano Island Summary Imagine going on a field trip to a volcanic island. What would you expect to find? If you joined the class in John Hare’s book, Field Trip to Volcano Island, you might see lava monsters! The wordless story… Continue Reading “Field Trip to Volcano Island Activity”

Ten Beautiful Things

Summary Life is always changing, and sometimes, change is hard. In Ten Beautiful Things, we learn how finding beauty in our surroundings can make things easier. The story starts with an illustration on the title page. Here, we see a grandmother loading up her… Continue Reading “Ten Beautiful Things”

Camilla, Cartographer Lesson Activity

Camilla Cartographer Summary A cartographer is a person who draws or produces maps. Warthogs can draw maps, too. Well, only in the pages of this illuminating book about tracking your path. The story opens on a wintery day. A blanket of snow covers the… Continue Reading “Camilla, Cartographer Lesson Activity”

Someone New Lesson Activity

Someone New Summary Imagine you have a learner in your classroom from another country. They speak their native language. How do you include them in your conversations to learn their perspective? Someone New illustrates how to welcome diverse learners in the classroom. Three different scenarios describe… Continue Reading “Someone New Lesson Activity”

Where’s Rodney? Lesson Activity

Where’s Rodney Summary Rodney can’t sit still in class. His curiosity about the natural world draws his focus to the window to see birds, bugs and dogs. The outside world fascinates him. Being in school does not. His classmates laugh at Rodney when he… Continue Reading “Where’s Rodney? Lesson Activity”

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