This Grade One integrated (LA/Science/Social Studies) lesson plan spurs introductory awareness of global warming and its effects on polar bears. It encourages students to consider how they and others can better treat the environment. The lesson is centered around a read-aloud of Winston of Churchill: One Bear's Battle Against Global Warming by Jean Davies Okimoto and a letter writing activity (focusing on ways to help save polar bears' homes/stop global warming and the four parts of a letter).
The lesson plan includes the outcomes and objectives covered and materials needed. It breaks down the lesson plan step by step in great detail, from introduction to closure, and includes questions for discussion.
It includes a letter writing template and assessment checklist.
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