Tag: neighborhood

The Breaking News by Sarah Lynne Reul

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 must be like for… Continue Reading “The Breaking News by Sarah Lynne Reul”

Daniel’s Good Day Lesson Activity

Summary What makes a good day for you? This is the question Daniel asks neighbors in Daniel’s Good Day by Micha Archer. Everyone has a different answer, depending on what they are doing at the moment. A bus driver has a good day when… Continue Reading “Daniel’s Good Day Lesson Activity”

Outside My Window by Linda Ashman

Learners make global connections by comparing and contrasting views from around the world.

Walking in the City with Jane: A Story of Jane Jacobs by Susan Hughes

Summary When was the last time you paid attention to the activities in your town? What did you notice? What did you appreciate? Jane Jacobs, an author and an activist, was fascinated by the intricacies of city life. As a child, she wondered how… Continue Reading “Walking in the City with Jane: A Story of Jane Jacobs by Susan Hughes”

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