This resource uses Eve Bunting's story "Sunshine Home" to help Grades 2-4 students better understand the challenges faced by the elderly in seniors' residences. This book tells the story of young Timmie as he visits his "Gram" in her new nursing home for the first time.
- Frontloading Activities
- Writing Task
- Math Worksheet
- Comprehension Questions
- Crossword Puzzle
- Drama Activities
- Service Project (Visit to Nursing Home with accompanying activities, including a a "Biography" booklet)
This resource is aimed at students in Grades 2 to 4, and answer keys are provided. This resource would work particularly well either at Valentine's Day or in September for Grandparent's Day.