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1.) Plan activities with the nursing home for the residents. 2.) Play board games/fun activities with residents. 3.) Talk and interact with residents.
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Give people of all ages a chance to express there self thru arts and crafts, spend quality with others and make something beautiful and useful at the same time, going to make it happen by going to nursing home sick and shut in work with them on arts and crafts, will buy arts and crafts material for theses project's.
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Give people of all ages a chance to express there self thru arts and crafts, spend quality with others and make something beautiful and useful at the same time, going to make it happen by going to nursing home sick and shut in work with them on arts and crafts, will buy arts and crafts material for theses project's.
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Give people of all ages a chance to express there self thru arts and crafts, spend quality with others and make something beautiful and useful at the same time, going to make it happen by going to nursing home sick and shut in work with them on arts and crafts, will buy arts and crafts material for theses project's.
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The project works to rid NYC pet stores of being allowed to sell dogs from puppy mills. They will hopefully only be allowed to sell rescue dogs in the near future.
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The project works to rid NYC pet stores of being allowed to sell dogs from puppy mills. They will hopefully only be allowed to sell rescue dogs in the near future.
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My fifth grade students have identified increasing recycling on our campus as a project they would like to work on. We began the Kittridge “Green Team” project by writing a short survey to find out what the school staff recycles, and how we could improve recycling. The students interviewed the staff and compiled the results. They also counted the number of recycling bins in every room on campus, and made a list of places that needed bins. They did a mapping activity on our campus, tallying where trash was found on the ground, where bottles or cans were found on the ground or thrown away in regular trash cans, and which areas had the most foot traffic. The students then decided on the best areas to place recycling bins for bottles and cans. When we get these recycling bins, the students will design a presentation to take into our kindergarten to 4th grade classrooms to teach the younger students why recycling is important and how to use the bins correctly. In the spring, the 5th graders will hold a poster contest and a writing contest promoting Earth Day and the “3 R’s.” At the end of the year, we plan on having the 5th graders teach the 4th graders how to carry on the recycling program next year.
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We will use our meeting times to learn how to use the round looms and knit hats for NICU babies and our homeless population. After the hats are complete, we will deliver them to the hospital and the Salvation Army which provide meals for our homeless population.
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Goal is to increase writing across the content area by introducing digital literacy activities. Each activity will follow the same general procedure. 1. Students will be introduced to a concept. Activity will take approximately 2 days. (Example for math: integers) 2. Students will practice and analyze concept. Activity will take approximately 3 days. (Example: hands-on activity) 3. Students will research and write about the concept. Activity will take approximately 5 days. (Example: research and write about math based careers) 4. Students will produce a podcast, vlog, or blog as a culminating assessment of understanding. Activity will take approximately 2 weeks. (Example: Vlog on real world use of integers)
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Students will do research on current event topics dealing with the human community and human condition. Students will take the research and write informational essays using the materials provided through the grant. Students will share the essays with their peers to help others gain understanding of pressing issues effecting our community.

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