Social Studies Activity Title: Can you explain who your grandparents are?
Targeted GLEs:
SS.2.10.45, SS.2.10.46, SS.2.11.49, SS.2.2.9, SS.2.3.12, SS.2.3.14

 

Unit 1 Day 13


HOTS Question:
Can you explain who your grandparents are?

Score Cyberguide for Now One Foot, Now Another Lesson Plan may help with this lesson.

1. CyberGuide for Now One Foot, Now the Other by Tomie dePaola was developed as part of the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators (SCORE) Project, funded by the California Technology Assistance Program (CTAP).

2.  Read "Now One Foot, Now the Other" and discuss the relationship of grandson and his grandfather.
3. Ask the students to describe their grandparent relationships.  Make a chart of activities of what a child share or do with their grandparents. Students can make a timeline of events with grandparents

         Click Here to Make A Horizontal Time Line

         Click Here to Make A Vertical Time Line

         Interactive Timeline Maker Read Write and Think Site

4.  Using a family Family Tree printable, the children and the teacher will create a family tree for Bob. 
Use the terms mom, dad, (parents), and Bob and grandmother and grandfather.
5.  Read "Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs" and repeat the process above.
6. Optional: Get grandparents to come read to the students or have a "Grandparent Event in the
     Classroom.

Books

dePaola, Tomie; Nana Upstairs, Nana Downstairs; G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1973

dePaola, Tomie; Now One Foot, Now the Other; Putnam Publishing Group,1981

dePaola, Tomie; Tom; Putnam, 1993

 

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