When big world events happen, such as natural disasters or violent incidents, everyone in the world is affected- your students included. Similarly, when things happen in your local community, such as the death of a student or staff member, or an accident or crime in the community, you and your students are touched.
As a teacher it can be difficult to approach these neccecary but challenging 'big issue' topics with students. This product is designed to make these difficult times easier. These print-and-go activities can be used for any 'big issue', and will help you introduce sharing and discussion, while letting students express their feelings and concerns through writing and art.
Table of Contents: (Please see the preview for full contents)
-We All Feel Touched: Classroom Writing and Art Activity
-How Are You Feeling? Art Activity
-I Have A Question: Discussion Activity
-4 Writing Prompts (Letter template, I Am __, "I Can Help By", and Comic Panel)