Grades 4 – 6: Unit 3 Paint With A Purpose

Review your list of important social issues you’d like to change, from the last unit’s activities, and pick one that you’d like to bring more attention to.   Using paints, crayons or colored pencils, create a buttons, stickers or posters that raises awareness of the issue.  Share your creations with other students to help spread the word.  For example, if your issue was helping the environment, you could create posters that encourage people to recycle and get permission to hang them up all over your school.

 

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Harriet Beecher Stowe's (1811-1896) best-selling anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852), made her the most famous American woman of the 19th century and galvanized the abolition movement before the Civil War. The Stowe Center is a 21st-century museum and program center using Stowe's story to inspire social justice and positive change.

Posted on January 25, 2011, in Curriculum: Grades 4-6. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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