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1st Grade

Families Near and Far

How can we bring families together to form stronger communities?


  • 33 Lessons

  • Featured Source: Tar Beach by Faith Ringold

  • Food and Family Traditions Exploration

  • Student-Created Comic Strip

Content and Resources Just a Click Away 

Experience: Read-aloud of Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold

Activity: Card sort of family needs and wants

Source: Informational text for early readers

Project: Classroom example of community quilt

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