PowerPoint presentation can be used by teachers and families to help
find ways to understand other cultures and bring us closer together.
by Eleanor Estes
Chapters 6 & 7
Did you know that reading
a good book can change your life? Inside its pages are characters
and lessons that can help us become better people. The
story in The Hundred Dresses can do just that. It is the
story of how a girl comes to the United States from Poland and gets
mistreated by other people in her school because she was
different. Have your class read the book and take our quizzes.
Kid's Life In
sheet is to help you learn more about different cultures. As
you read about countries on the A Kid's
Life In page, fill out this sheet to keep track of
all have things
different cultures have in common.
Power Study Sheet
can print out this sheet and use it to help you learn about heroes
such as Anne Frank, Joan of Arc, and Muhammad Ali.
"Preparing Kids For Life"
is a really cool Web site created by the Kidlink Institute.
The goal is, "To give youth better control over their lives,
help them mature, get friends, create social networks, and
collaborate with peers around the world individually or through
their classrooms." Teachers can have their class try out lots
of different projects.