Grades 5 and 6: Theme: Social Issues and Culture

5th Grade Theme Book: Journey to Jo’burg: A South African Story


5th Grade Official Supplemental Books

  • There are no booklist books for this theme book.

5th Grade Other Supplemental Books

What other books do you use with Journey to Jo’burg: A South African Story? Please share here. This could include books for students or teacher resource books.
  • Out of Bounds: Seven Stories of Conflict and Hope by Bervely Naidoo. Harper Collins, 2003.
  • S is for South Africa by Beverley Naidoo and Prodeepta Das. Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2011.

Technology Ideas

  • Keep walking records in a spreadsheet such as Excel or GoogleSpreadsheet. Create graphs and math problems from the data.

Websites


"In Real Life" Ideas

Non-technology ideas, field trips, author/expert visits, community resources and ideas, etc.

Lesson Plans

  • Class written lesson plans will be added here.

Learning Center Plans

  • Class written learning center plans will be added here.



6th Grade Theme Book: Esperanza Rising


6th Grade Official Supplemental Books

  • Gladys Aylward: The Adventure of a Lifetime (Christian Heroes: Then and Now Series) by Janet and Geoff Benge. YWAM Publishing, 1998.
  • Gladys Aylward: The Little Woman by Gladys Aylward with Christine Hunter. Moody Publishers, 1996.
  • Guide to Growing Delicious Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs by the Miracle-GRO Books Staff. Meredith Books, 2005.
  • Any Spanish-English/English-Spanish Dictionary.
  • Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez by Kathleen Krull. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2003.

6th Grade Other Supplemental Books

What other books do you use with Esperanza Rising? Please share here. This could include books for students or teacher resource books.
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Technology Ideas

  • Use Google Earth to trace the train ride from Mexico to California.
  • Use Skype to interview a missionary (AFM is a good source if you need connections) or a student missionary (talk to the student missions office at your nearby Adventist college). Ask them questions about what it is like to live in another culture.

Websites


"In Real Life" Ideas

Non-technology ideas, field trips, author/expert visits, community resources and ideas, etc.

Lesson Plans

  • Class written lesson plans will be added here.

Learning Center Plans

  • Class written learning center plans will be added here.


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