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Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Sapling Rise - A Micro-field Guide

Grade(s):

6

Field guide to a 3' x 3' plot of land in the forest

A Field Guide to East Bog Swamp

Grade(s):

6

Micro-field guide to a 3 foot by 3 foot plot of land

The Emancipator - Selections from the Original

Grade(s):

4

Newspaper that includes writing about historical events and original artwork related to slavery

Stone-Tolan House - Historical Coloring Book

Grade(s):

2

Coloring book and guide to a historic house in Rochester, NY

Portraits of Rochester

Grade(s):

4

Newspaper with interviews of town officials and historical information about the city of Rochester, NY

Searching for Freedom - Matisse Cards

Grade(s):

5

Note cards with silhouettes of students modeling physical expressions of slavery and freedom.

The Land of the Unknown

Grade(s):

6

Program for an original play about ancient Egypt that includes student research

Kids Book of Poetry

Grade(s):

1

Book of poetry includes "name" poems, "my senses" poems and "how-to" poems

Flower City Almanac

Grade(s):

3

Booklet on how Rochester became to be known as the Flower City; modeled after the Farmer's Almanac

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