Project GRAD Houston
3000 Richmond, Suite 400
Houston, Texas 77098
Ann B. Stiles, Ed. D.
Name: Lyndsay Sweeney
Grade Level: 4-5
Content area(s): Social Studies & Drama
Classroom Time: three 45 minute sessions
Purpose: Learn and understand terms used to describe how to save our earth, understand how to reuse and recycle "junk" from your home and practice creative writing in the form of a puppet show.
Social Studies Skills: 1) problem-solving/ decision-making 2) working independently and with others 3) adapt to their environment 4) critical-thinking skills & electronic technology.
Theatre Skills: 1) Perception, 2) Creative expression/ performance 3) Writing
Supplies: Empty bathroom rolls, unusable umbrellas, socks with holes or old clean socks, card board box, empty tissue box, empty frozen food box, etc., bottle caps Scissors, tape/glue, plastic bags scraps fabric/construction paper that have already been used, newspaper, tie tags
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.