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Author

ClimateScience

Grades

3rd, 4th, 5th

Subject

English Language Arts

Resource Types

  • Lesson Plans, 45 minutes
  • Worksheets
  • Activity - Classroom

Regional Focus

Global

Format

PDF

Design Your Future

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Synopsis
  • This class activity will help students imagine a hopeful future for themselves and our world. 
  • The teacher's guide provides samples of themes that will guide the writing, which focus on climate change and environmental issues. 

Teaching Tips

Positives

  • This lesson helps students process emotions about climate change and remain hopeful about the future.

Additional Prerequisites

  • The teacher will need to make printed copies of the activity sheet for the students.

Differentiation

  • The completed student handouts could be displayed around the classroom or throughout the school.
  • This activity could be used at the end of a climate change unit to help students reflect on their thoughts and feelings in an optimistic way.
  • Other lessons that help students process feelings about climate change include Solve Climate Change While Acting and "Kids Can Change the World".
Scientist Notes
This is a quick activity aimed at helping students remain hopeful in the face of climate change. It is recommended for teaching.
Standards

This resource addresses the listed standards. To fully meet standards, search for more related resources.

  • English Language Arts
    • Writing (K-12)
      • W.IW.4.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
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