Heroes for Plant Protection
Media literacy and critical thinking lesson analyzing a book and video about tree steward Wangari Maathai and composing a social message about being a plant steward.
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Unit: Plants (lower elementary)
Kit: Media Constructions of Sustainability: Lower Elementary
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Relevant Subject Area(s)Math, Student Media Production, Visual Arts, Film/Video Arts, Life Sciences, Environmental Studies, General Media Literacy, Library/Information Literacy, ELA/English Language Arts
Grade Level(s)Lower Elementary
Media Type(s)Documentary Film, Illustration, Informational Text, Literature, Social Media
Author(s)Sox Sperry & Caren Arnold
View StandardsResource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: Literature (RL), Writing (W)Resource Standard Common Core Math Strand
Operations & Algebraic Thinking, Numbers & Operations in Base Ten, Measurement & Data