The Multiage Differentiated Curriculum Kit for Grades 4-6 provides students with exciting and interesting activities about topics such as nutrition, government, math, explorations, debate questioning, and critical thinking.
The books in the Multiage Differentiated Curriculum Kits employ a differentiated, integrated curriculum based on broad themes. This all-in-one curriculum helps teachers save planning time, ensure compliance with national standards, and most importantly, pique their students' natural excitement and interest in discovery. By participating in the wide variety of activities in the Multiage Differentiated Curriculum Kit for Grades 4-6, students will discover the world around them and gain a lifelong desire to learn.
The books in this series of Multiage Differentiated Curriculum Units for Grades 4-6 include Balances, Choices, Explorations, Questions, and Viewpoints. Each book contains detailed lesson plans, reproducible activity sheets, and assessment tools.
In Balances, students explore the universal concept of balance from many angles, including government, nutrition, mathematics, and even elevators. Choices enlightens students to the many choices they make every day, while teaching decision-making strategies, consequences, and the implications of choice. Explorations challenges students to go beyond the explorers before them to discover new concepts, such as winter survival tactics, alternative sources of energy, the effects of ancient inventions on today's society, and more. In Questions, students examine the Five W's of questioning, Socratic-style questions, and the need for important questions to enact change. Viewpoints provides critical thinking activities to help students learn to consider the views of others in both formal debate and difficult decisions.
Teachers and students alike will enjoy this kit of exciting multiage curriculum. Not only will these books save teachers time and ease their minds by meeting and exceeding national gifted education standards, they will challenge and expand students' minds with enjoyable hands-on activities.
Brenda McGee is an experienced, award-winning teacher and published writer. She has taught in public and private schools in kindergarten through eighth grade. She was the cofounder of former publishing house, McGee-Keiser Academic Enrichment Programs, based in Plano, TX. She is the author of several previous books, two of which have won awards for outstanding curricula for gifted and talented students from the National Association for Gifted Children.
Sarah Wolfinsohn is coauthor of Thinking Outside the Bean: All You Ever Wanted to Know About Mexican Jumping Beans and More and several titles in Prufrock Press's Differentiated Curriculum and Multiage Curriculum series.