New Findings on Responsibility – 2SL/3SL/4SL/5SL

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“Current Event – New Findings on Responsibility: And why kids need it! – 2SL/3SL/4SL/5SL” includes a way for students to compare a current-event article to a fable and a video; to debate on related topics; consider their own actions; find the main idea and key details of the article; enjoy a coloring sheet; and use current event notebook illustrations.

This current event curriculum is set up as a once-a-week, single-session activity. Follow Kay’s Simple Literature and Review Games to learn when new current event lessons are released. Current event lessons are posted at HALF PRICE for the first two days of release as a gift to followers.

Buy this individual current event lesson here, or search for “Current Events for Elementary School Students” at TeachersPayTeachers.com. “Current Events for Elementary School Students” is a bundled download and includes all the current event units created during the 2014/2015 school year, from September through May. In addition, the bundled download is updated at least once a month with new current event units. These updates happen throughout the 2014/2015 school year, from September through May.

View one complete current event unit as the Preview for “Current Events for Elementary School Students.” The current event unit featured on this Web page will be different from the previewed unit, containing more or less pages, but as with the previewed current event unit, it will include:

• A reading sheet for four different reading levels: second, third, fourth, and fifth grade
• A who, what, where, when, why, and how worksheet
• Another article, story, video, blog, or created material OR a link to one for students to compare to their reading sheet
• A coloring sheet
• An Inquiry Report worksheet
• Debate topics
• Current Event Notebook Illustrations

Lesson Plan for “New Findings on Responsibility: And why kids need it!”:

Week 1 - Step 1
Read A Student’s Connection to the World: “New Findings on Responsibility.” Read “The Ants and the Grasshopper” sheet, and watch the “Grasshopper and the Ants” video.
Note: YOLO is mentioned in the reading sheet. It is a modern term that means “you only live once.”

Week 1 - Step 1
Choose one activity:
 Responsibility 5W/H Worksheet
 Are You an Ant or a Grasshopper?
 Comparison Worksheet — Gather the Facts & “The Ants and the Grasshopper” reading sheet

Week 2 - Step 1
Choose one activity:
 YOLO or Maturity 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 2 - Step 1
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.


“Current Event – New Findings on Responsibility: And why kids need it! – 2SL/3SL/4SL/5SL” is copyrighted (c) 2014 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, reproducing student sheets for personal use. This curriculum may not be commercially reproduced for print, electronic, or other formats and/or platforms, and may not be distributed electronically, via the cloud, or commercially, unless written permission is given by S. Kay Seifert.
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2 Weeks

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New Findings on Responsibility – 2SL/3SL/4SL/5SL
New Findings on Responsibility – 2SL/3SL/4SL/5SL