Elementary: Saving Food

Saving Food

In this lesson students will reflect on their roles as citizens of the classroom and of their wider community with an article about saving food. Students will collaborate with peers to plan and perform a skit that reinforces their comprehension of the topic.To view and edit the full lesson open the PDF or .docx below. 

Curriculum Connections

  • ELA: Reading Informational Texts
  • Social Studies: Government, Civics 

Newsela Article

Learning Objective

  • Students will practice identifying the main idea of an article.
  • Students will practice answering guided questions by finding specific evidence in the text.
  • Students will reflect on their roles as citizens of the classroom and of their wider community.
  • Students will collaborate with peers to plan and perform a skit that reinforces their comprehension of the topic.

Learning Standard

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.6
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.7

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