Contributor’s Name (Your Name): Maria Post

My Cycle 1 Year A – This theme sets the groundwork for students to feel safe and secure in the classroom and to see where everything started. Additionally it connects to their desire to learn more, to push outward, and to experience the excitement of new things.

Theme: Foundations and Explorations

Geared toward ages: 12-13

Kick off

    : Duplo Characteristics

Seminar Title

    : The Emperor’s New Suit

Discussion Topics: Saving Face, Pride, Vanity, Appearances

Group Initiative: Scavenger Hunt & Cookie Sheet Tower

Project: Community Service

Outside Opportunity: Children’s Bookstore and Author Interview