Interdisciplinary projects that live beyond the classroom
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Manual for raising chickens that includes articles, photographs, illustrations and essays
Fictional speeches written by students in the voice of real historical leaders with symbolic illustrations
Magazine about the Great Chicago Fire of 1871
Micro-field guide to a 3 foot by 3 foot plot of land
Local field guide with B & W illustrations; created with help of city arborist
Book for young readers celebrating the work of local scientists, drawn from short student internships
Field guide to local ocean animals, informed by research at the ocean next to the school
Fifth grade students at the Polaris Charter Academy in Chicago, Illinois created this book as part of a study on slavery in the United States in the 1800s.
9, 10, 11, 12
Art I-IV students at Spearman High School in Spearman, Texas created these colored pencil drawings as part of a co-curricular project in social studies and art.