Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Tree Signs

Tremendous Trees - Trail Signs

Grade(s):

K

Kindergarteners at Schoolcraft Learning Community created these trail signs as a collaborative project after participating in a spring expedition about trees. Since the school plans to move locations in the fall, the goal was to create student work that would be visible from the very first day.

Attendance

Tendríamos Asistencia Perfecta: Attendance Would Be 100%

Grade(s):

12

This book is the product of a yearlong senior expedition on high school redesign from the first graduating class of the only dual-language high school in Massachusetts.

Immigration Stories

Nuestras Historias de Inmigración / Our Immigration Stories

Grade(s):

2, 3

Second and third-grade students at Allen-Field School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin created this timely and beautiful bilingual book with their own personal immigration stories.

Nyumbani Means Home

Nyumbani Means Home: A Collection of Collaborative Poetry

Grade(s):

7, 8

Junior High students at Anser Charter School in Boise, Idaho co-authored this book of poetry with their refugee partners from the Hillside Junior High as part of a larger project to understand the growing population of refugees in Boise.

Welcome

¡Bienvenidos a Meadow Glen Middle School!

Grade(s):

6, 7, 8

Spanish Novice B3 classes at Meadow Glen Middle School in Lexington, South Carolina, participated in the eighth-grade expedition with the Spanish Case Study, "New? How Can I Help You?"

Pepe's Journey

Pépe's Journey to the United States: El Viaje De Pepe A Los Estados Unidos

Grade(s):

7

A seventh grade student at the Santa Fe School for the Arts and Sciences in Santa Fe, New Mexico created this bilingual picture book as a final product of a yearlong “Roots & Wings” immigration expedition.

Iconic: The black and white of our heroes and heroines

Grade(s):

11

Collection of essays in which students reflect on their personal relationship with their chosen icon

Ever Wonder Why?

Grade(s):

3, 9, 10, 11, 12

Dual language (Spanish/English) book of fables that explain why or how something came to be

Meet the Maya

Grade(s):

7

Illustrated alphabet book about the Maya; sold with proceeds donated to Mayan children in Guatemala

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