Looking for curricula to help children understand Down syndrome? Jon’s Bouncing Ball: Yellowstone National Park, a book written by Marva Dale Bicknell, takes readers on a journey through the majestic park in an all-inclusive adventure to learn environmental lessons from an ancient Arapaho elder. This literature-based thematic unit features an introduction for teachers; vocabulary practice; before, during and after reading activities to engage students, and much more!
Book Synopsis: Jon, born with Down syndrome enjoys the same imaginations as his typical friends. Take a journey with him through the breathtaking Yellowstone National Park as he shares his adventure in this all-inclusive book and learns important environmental lessons from an ancient Arapaho elder.