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Selfless Service and The Giving Tree - Building Ethical Conscience

For Teachers 5th
Upper elementary schoolers investigate philanthropy and selflessness by reading a children's book. In this ethics lesson, they read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, and research Mahatma Gandhi's troublesome, yet inspiring, life....
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The Giving Tree

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Little literature analysts listen as you read The Giving Tree to them and discuss other ways the tree could have helped the little boy.A three-column chart is given to each individual showing what the tree and boy gave to each other and...
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Questions for The Book The Giving Tree

For Students 1st - 3rd
Are you studying Shel Silverstein? Focus on The Giving Tree and talk about selflessness in your class. In this online interactive quiz, pupils respond to eleven multiple-choice reading comprehension questions on this particular story....
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Trees-Whiz

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A unique series of lessons on trees is here for you. The series has learners utilize visual art, musical compositions, and literature in order to examine how trees have a place in a culture. The classic tale, The Giving Tree is one...
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The Giving Tree

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this The Giving Tree learning exercise, students read the story The Giving Tree and identify words with pictures, fill in missing words, write correct numbers, and answer short answer questions. Students complete 4 activities.
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Seeds, Plants, and Us

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students observe plant growth and the parts of a plant. In this plants biology lesson, students identify and describe the job of plant parts after listening to the story The Carrot Seed by Ruth Kraus. Students  plant seeds and record...
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Getting to Know Trees

For Teachers K Standards
Celebrate the beauty of trees with a packet full of activities designed to help kindergarteners get to know about their leafy nature friends. Covering a variety of subjects, scholars go on a nature hike, read Shel Silverstein's The...
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The Giving Tree

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore wants and needs. In this ecology and economics lesson, students listen to the story The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein and compile a class list of what the boy got from the tree. Students categorize these items as...
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The Giving Tree

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Bring the beauty of Shel Silverstein's classic, The Giving Tree, to you classroom. Eleven narrator parts allow as many kids as possible to read a part, as well as a part for the boy and the tree.
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Giving Tree Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read and respond the book, The Giving Tree. In this literary unit, students listen to the story and discuss the story using Bloom's Taxonomy. Students write a letter of empathy to the tree and observe the changes the tree went...
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The Giving Tree

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders participate in a shared reading of The Giving Tree. They discuss the relationship between trees and people in the story. Students contribute to a class KWL chart. They create their own KWL chart with at least four things...
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Character Education-Giving

For Teachers K - 5th
Students read the book The Giving Tree. In this literature lesson, students read the text and identify the theme of the book. Students create a "Giving and Receiving Journal" to record things that they give and receive.
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Teaching Economics Using Children's Literature: The Giving Tree

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree is a great way to cover multiple concepts in an elementary school classroom. Throughout this instructional activity, they learn about economic principles such as scarcity and goods, science principles...
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The Giving Tree Anniversary Teaching Guide

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Celebrate poetry month all of April with a guide that uses six of Shel Silverstein's most famous books as a basis for the lessons. Discussion questions and writing activities are provided for each of Silverstein's books.
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Reading Adventure Pack: The Lorax

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Accompany a reading of The Lorax by Dr. Seuss and Tell Me, Tree by Gail Gibbons with an activity packet designed to bring awareness to nature, specifically trees. Scholars take to the outside, draw lines to create trees reminiscent of...
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Taking From the Giving Tree

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore the ways in which various American cities negotiate the protection of their "green infrastructure," gaining a broader understanding of proposed and enacted legislation as it relates to preserving and planting trees in...
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The Ironwood Tree chapters 1 - 3

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this comprehension worksheet, students read chapters 1 - 3 of The Ironwood Tree and complete multiple choice questions. Students complete 12 questions.
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The Ironwood Tree Chapters 4 - 7

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this comprehension worksheet, students read chapters 4 - 7 of The Ironwood Tree and complete multiple choice questions. Students complete 12 questions.
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Saving the Trees

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify why trees are important. In this environmental lesson, students read the book The Giving Tree and list reasons why humans need trees. Students create a storybook to explain why other natural resources are important to...
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Giving Cheer

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students explore kind behavior. In this values development and literacy lesson, students listen to The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, then generate a class list of ways the tree helped the boy and ways in which the boy helped the tree....
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Does The Type of Mulch Used Affect Plant Growth?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students measure, record and graph the plants they grow in a controlled setting. They feed and water the plants as needed and use the scientific method to evaluate the growth.
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Aspirin—The Wonder of Medicine

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What do aspirin and the willow tree have in common? Scholars of chemical synthesis engage in a fascinating reaction to make their own aspirin samples. The lab uses thin layer chromatography analysis, includes stoichiometric calculations,...
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Introduction to Trees and Wood

For Teachers K
Students examine samples from various types of trees. In this trees and wood activity, students review The Giving Tree and complete a KWL chart on trees.  Students brainstorm what we get from trees and view wood samples with hand lenses....
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Classroom Community

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read the book The Giving Tree and discuss the sense of community the book talks about. In this community lesson plan, students discuss how they can help one another and they can treat each other nicely.

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