Changes Book 3: Communication, Honesty, and Inventions (Differentiated Curriculum for Grade 2)

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9781593632571: Changes Book 3: Communication, Honesty, and Inventions (Differentiated Curriculum for Grade 2)

Changes are constantly occurring in life. The increase of technology and the needs of mankind continuously force change. The Changes curriculum asks students three main questions: Can people control changes? Can using past information help you predict change? Are changes positive or negative?

Changes Book 3: Communication, Honesty, and Invention asks students: What is the difference between a tall tale, a lie, and a fib? The third book in the Changes series will lead your students on a journey of understanding the nature of change.

Students also will investigage the different ways to communicate, such as with the Braille system, and will come to understand language barriers and how to overcome these barriers. Students' investigation will continue on the topic of inventions and innovations, and how these progresses sometimes create problems instead of alleviating them.

Other books in the Changes series include Changes Book 1: Rights, Resources, and Weather and Changes Book 2: Progress, Reactions, and History. Each book contains detailed lesson plans, reproducible activity sheets, and assessment tools.

This curriculum unit makes use of the following great children's literature books:

  • Why the Sun and the Moon Live in the Sky by Elphinstone Dayrell;
  • Strider by Beverly Cleary;
  • Baloney (Henry P.) by Jon Scieszka
  • Sam, Bangs and Moonshine by Evaline Ness
  • The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman
  • The Empty Pot by Demi
  • Eyewitness Books: Car by Richard Sutton; and
  • Super Size Me (movie).

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About the Author:

Angie Harrelson is the coauthor of Ph.D.: Doctor of Sciences, Thinking Outside the Bean: All You Ever Wanted to Know About Mexican Jumping Beans and More, and several titles in Prufrock Press' Differentiated Curriculum and Multiage Curriculum serieses.

Brenda McGee is an experienced, award-winning teacher and published writer. She has taught in public and private schools in kindergarten through eighth grade. She was the cofounder of former publishing house McGee-Keiser Academic Enrichment Programs, based in Plano, TX. She is the author of several previous books, two of which have won awards for outstanding curricula for gifted and talented students from the National Association for Gifted Children.

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