Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Creation of a Nation

Grade(s):

4

Original, student-written play on the Revolutionary War and the birth of the United States

Reshaping Rochester: Spreading the Word Brochure

Grade(s):

6

Brochure used as part of a promotional campaign to re-water the Erie Canal in Rochester, NY

Many Faces, Many Places – One New Life

Grade(s):

8

Calendar that featuring stories and photos of recent immigrants to the United States

The Wolf That Would Forgive

Grade(s):

8

Original fables with scratchboard illustrations based on personally important life experiences

An Immigrant Experience

Grade(s):

4

Mini books of interviews with local immigrants about their lives, with background on their countries of origin

A Little More Than Just People

Grade(s):

8

Interviews and photographs with people who work on behalf of their local community

What’s Happening in the Bog?

Grade(s):

6

Field guide to a local bog that includes written descriptions, photographs and illustrations

Seasons of Life

Grade(s):

6

Biography of an elder from a local nursing home created by two students who visited her there

Snakes of the Pioneer Valley

Grade(s):

7

Field guide about snakes; created by a single student as an independent project

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