Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom

Native American Living Then and Now

Grade(s):

3

Book exploring lives of New England Native Americans in history and in the present

Rock and Mineral Trading Cards

Grade(s):

4

Set of trading cards with illustrations and information on rocks and minerals

Peacekeepers of Chicago

Grade(s):

7

Biographical sketches and photos of community members who promote peace in Chicago

What's Out There?

What’s Out There? A True or False Book about the Universe

Grade(s):

4

Fourth grade students at the Conservatory Lab Charter School in Dorchester, Massachusetts created this book as part of an expedition on the Solar System and beyond as they grappled with questions about the universe.

The Study of Life Cycles

Grade(s):

2

Field guide with habitat, life cycle, diet, behavior, predators and interesting facts about insects

Heroes

Heroes

Grade(s):

2

Students at Rocky Point Charter School in Redding, California created this book as a result of a learning expedition on heroes. Students first began with a whole class, in-depth study of researching the meaning of a hero.

Six-Word Memoir Self Portraits

Grade(s):

2

Poems of a carefully selected memory joined with self-portraits

One Earth Step Gently: 23 Ways You Can Help Our Planet

Grade(s):

1, 2

Children's book with 23 suggestions for protecting the environment; collage art format

Chickenology: The Art and Science of Keeping Chickens

Grade(s):

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Manual for raising chickens that includes articles, photographs, illustrations and essays

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