This integrated unit, based on the children’s book “Green” by Laura Vaccaro Seeger, is adaptable and differentiated for any student or grade level. I have made notes where you can adjust the activities or lessons.
I created this unit with my ELL students in mind. Many of the lessons and activities meet language objectives and CCSS ELA standards. I wanted to spend time at the beginning of the year talking about feelings and their own personal lives and stories, so I added some SEL (Social emotion learning) activities. The science activity involves light transfer concepts and meets some NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards).
This unit can also be used as an emergency sub lesson plan. It can easily fill a day or more and address most subject areas.
Have fun with the book and the lessons and activities to follow.