Can One Person Make a Difference? Can You Make a Difference?

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2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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This short-form article and corresponding worksheets will help students equate their daily choices to what they can do to change the world.

This curriculum includes a reading sheet for four grade levels (second, third, fourth, and fifth grades), lesson plans, debate prompts, an inquiry report topic, and more. The answers are also included in the teacher’s answer key, and each reading sheet and worksheet can be reproduced for students.

It also includes "People Who Made a Difference" Cards. Give them to students once a week for four weeks. Talk about these modern-day people who are making a difference in the lives of others.

Here is the plan for these teaching materials:

Week One, Step 1
- Read A Student’s Connection to the World: “Can One Person Make a Difference?”

Week One, Step 2
Choose one activity:
- 5W/H Worksheet
- You Can Make a Difference!
- Comparison Worksheet — Gather the Facts

Week Two, Step 1
Choose one activity:
- Debate sheet
- Inquiry Report sheet
- Current Event Notebook Illustrations: Have students color and cut out the illustrations to include in a current event notebook.

Week Two, Step 2
Choose one activity:
- Hold a class debate.
- Have students write an Inquiry Report based on their research.
- Have students glue the appropriate illustrations in their current event notebooks as they write about the current event.

Weeks 3 through 7
- Hand out one "People Who Have Made a Difference" card each week
- Read them together
- Have a higher-level-thinking discussion about each

“Can One Person Make a Difference?” is copyrighted (c) 2016 by S. Kay Seifert. All rights reserved. No part of this material (in part or as a whole) may be altered. Teachers and parents may use this material for students in the classroom or at home. It may not be commercially reproduced for print, electronic, or other formats and/or platforms, and may not be distributed electronically or commercially, unless written permission is given by S. Kay Seifert.
Total Pages
20
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 Month

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