Connect, Explore, Engage Literacy in Action

This group was created to support teachers at Adams-Friendship Elementary School engage students in authentic literacy experiences in the community.
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Going Out on a Limb-Plant Communities of Wisconsin Central Sand Plains

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Through a study of the Central Sand Plains region of Wisconsin, students will participate in learning experiences both in the classroom and outdoors, so that they can recognize and identify natural divisions and forest types within this region. Students will learn how the conditions essential for a native forest community can help us make decisions about what foods grow best in our region. They will write a research piece to compare and contrast the life cycles and structures of two plants, one forest and one garden plant) we have studied.

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Authors: Sandy Benton, Pamela Bilderback, Kristin Grooms, Michele Crispell, Victoria Rydberg

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Landforms of Adams County, WI

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Students will use hands-on models, maps, and the natural landscape to describe landforms in our area and and develop and understanding of the effects of water and wind on these landforms. Prior to these lessons, students will have had experiences with the use of "I Notice, I Wonder, It Reminds Me Of" protocols as well as field journaling. This is a unit for second grade landforms that culminates in a visit to Roche-A-Cri State Park.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Authors: Melissa Osborn, Sandy Benton, Deb Clark, Samantha Stormoen, Victoria Rydberg