Project GRAD Houston
3000 Richmond, Suite 400
Houston, Texas 77098
Ann B. Stiles, Ed. D.
Grade Level: Grade 6 - 8
Content area(s): Math, Science and Visual Arts
Classroom Time: Two 90 minute class periods with the movie, one 90 minute class period without the movie
Purpose: Understanding the meanings of operations, the relationship of numbers, practicing reallife math with respect to the environment and conservation, viewing and critiquing recycled art
Math skill: Using number skills with real â€“life math problems
Science skill: Personal responsibility with respect to the environment
Visual Arts skill: Communicating through art and connecting art to other disciplines
Paper, pencil, recyclables, handouts, internet access, the movie "Wall-E", scissors, and glue
The mission of Project GRAD is to ensure a quality public education for all students in economically disadvantaged communities so that high school and college graduation rates increase.