⭐Students explore Disability Awareness and Activism with this printable & digital resource. Students use the picture book All the Way to the Top by Annette Bay Pimentel as a mentor text to practice text analysis, innovative thinking, comparing and contrasting skills, and activism while learning about various disabilities.
⭐This cross-curricular unit includes five days of reading, writing, social studies, and STEM activities. It is available in both print and digital Google Slides, so it is perfect for classroom and distance learning.
✏️ Integrated Teaching Tools – This resource includes discussion questions, a five-day lesson plan with teacher instructions, and a general pedagogy summary.
✏️ Cross-Curricular Student Engagement – Student questions and prompts focus on reading comprehension, response writing, and more.
✏️ Promotes Awareness & Critical Thinking – Questions prompts, and activities promote awareness and cultural understanding. Students complete activities like character analysis and research writing to help develop critical thinking skills.
✏️ Dynamic & Immersive – This resource contains links to read aloud, stories, interviews, maps, and others, as well as engaging and educational activities to immerse students into the topic.
✏️ Digital & Printable Versions – Printable & Google Slides versions make this resource flexible for in-person and/or distance learning. Google slides functionality can be used in the classroom along with the print resources.
✏️ Diversity & Culture – Integrated stories and mentor texts are selected to promote diversity and cultural awareness.
- “What Do You Notice” Text Feature Analysis
- Vocabulary Picture Match
- “All the Way to the Top” Mentor Text Read Aloud
- Story Structure Analysis
- What are Disabilities?
- Meet Jennifer Keelani
- What is Cerebral Palsy?
- Americans With Disabilities Act
- ADA Chart Analysis
- Innovation Prompt
- Paired Text: The Youngest Marcher
- Compare and Contrast Graphic Organizer
- Steps for Activism