Learn what true generosity looks like by reading What is Given from the Heart by Patricia McKissack and April Harrison. A lesson idea follows the summary.
Lubna and Pebble Summary How can we best support and encourage one another? How can we, ourselves, have courage in the face of adversity? In the book, Lubna and Pebble, Wendy Meddour and Daniel Egnéus offer many opportunities to consider the answers to these questions. The… Continue Reading “Lubna and Pebble Lesson Activity”
The Breaking News Summary We all know how pervasive bad news is. We try to shield it from young learners, but they can see our faces full of worry. They watch us read news alerts and hear us whispering with coworkers. Imagine what it… Continue Reading “The Breaking News 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”
I Walk With Vanessa Summary I Walk With Vanessa is wordless book that provokes a conversation about racism. The story begins with a Black girl moving boxes into her new home with her family. Her name is Vanessa. Readers follow Vanessa as she starts her… Continue Reading “I Walk With Vanessa: A Story About A Simple Act of Kindness Lesson”