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The Divergent Series


Grades: Middle School
Subject Area: Language Arts

Channel your students’ excitement about the upcoming film, The Divergent Series: Allegiant, with these standards-based activities based on the novels behind the films. Students explore character development across the entire Divergent Series, by New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth, and discuss how they would bring these exciting books to the big screen.

Avocado - The Super Fruit!


Grades: Elementary (K-3)
Subject Area: Health & Nutrition, Language Arts

Brighten your wellness curriculum with standards-based lessons about a favorite fruit — Avocados from Mexico. The activities feature the beloved characters from Sesame Street who are part of the eat brighter!™ campaign to encourage kids to eat more fruits and vegetables, and teach important lessons about nutrition and making good food choices while reinforcing language arts skills.

Discover Dairy Science!


Grades: Elementary (2-4)
Subject Area: Science, Health & Nutrition

Explore the science behind your students’ dairy favorites — milk, cheese, and yogurt — with these standards-based classroom activities and teaching poster. Students follow milk from the dairy farm to the supermarket, experiment with cheese making, and learn the steps for making yogurt. Each activity also includes a nutritious recipe for students to try at home.

Blow the Whistle on Concussions


Grades: High School
Subject Area: Student Athletics

Start a concussion discussion at your school with Blow the Whistle on Concussions, a student athlete outreach program designed to help change attitudes about concussions. The program includes locker room posters, handouts for players and parents, and resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) HEADS UP initiative. CONCUSSION, starring Will Smith, opens in theaters December 25.

Nina's World


Grades: Preschool & Daycare
Subject Area: Creativity, Diversity, Social-Emotional Growth

Encourage your students to see the extraordinary in the everyday with this interactive teaching kit from Nina’s World, a new animated show, airing every night at 7pm ET on Sprout, the 24-hour preschool TV channel. Includes play-based learning activities, a mini-mag for parents, a Best Day Ever Big Book, and a poster packed with opportunities for visual learning.

The Wiz LIVE!


Grades: Elementary & Secondary
Subject Area: English Language Arts, Music, Drama

Take your students on a once-in-a-lifetime learning adventure when The Wiz LIVE! kicks off the holiday season on Thursday, December 3rd at 8/7c on NBC. Use this study guide to make The Wiz LIVE! a “teachable moment” for your students, with activities that will generate excitement, engagement, and discussion before, during, and after the live broadcast.

CARTON RECYCLING


Grades: Elementary (1-5)
Subject Area: Science, Math, Language Arts

Teach students how they can have a positive impact on the environment by recycling the cartons they use at school every day. Standards-based activity sheets for grades 1-3 and grades 4-5 combine math, science, and language arts to help students estimate how many cartons could be recycled at your school and mobilize support for an in-school recycling program.

Get EGG-ucated!


Grades: Middle School
Subject Area: FACS, Health, STEM, Social Studies

Help your students learn more about eggs – where they come from, how they contribute to a healthy diet, and how egg farmers use science and technology to make fresh eggs available everywhere every day. Five different teaching kits with standards-based activities for FACS, health, science, technology, social studies, and language arts classes.

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