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    Get your students to take action with these real-world inquiries • Grades 4–6
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    Each topic pack in Take Action includes a 32-page magazine-style book for students, anchor videos, and Teacher's Guide, and is designed for whole-class study with students working in small groups.

    12 titles and topics with a focus on:

    • Ethical Citizenship
    • Social Justice
    • Sustainability
    • Our Canadian Society

    Key features of Take Action:

    • built on inquiry and project-based learning
    • social justice action initiative for each topic
    • cross-curricular connections to literacy, social studies, science, arts, health, math, and citizenship
    • teaching support with strategies for deep comprehension, critical thinking, inquiry-based learning
    • a website for each title with anchor videos and additional supports

    Teaching support for each selection in the book has the same elements, so you can help students understand and go deeper into the topic.

    • Minds on Reflection (Before Reading): Questions that allow students to reflect on their own background knowledge.
    • Interdisciplinary Connections: Each selection has interdisciplinary suggestions and questions to extend conceptual learning and understanding.
    • Links to Inquiry Question: Prompts to help students reflect on the inquiry question and revise their thinking.
    • Taking Action: This section provides information about individuals, groups, or organizations taking action and questions about the different issues.
    • Think About It!: Contains additional facts or questions for the reader to explore.
    • Further Inquiry: This section examines concepts/themes within the selections and suggests possible topics for further inquiry.

    Current Take Action titles:

    • The Best Buy – Who really pays when we buy?
    • Every Drop Counts – Why should we care about water?
    • School for All – How can education change lives?
    • The Media Effect – Why should you question the media?
    • Activist Art – How do we use art to make the world a better place?
    • Community Cares – How can we build strong communities?
    • Lead the Way – How can you be a good leader?
    • In Our Hands – How can we be active global citizens?
    • Earth Action – How can we make better choices to help the Earth?
    • Are You Hungry? – What will it take to feed the world?
    • Your Mind Matters – Why is talking about mental health important?
    • Animal Relations – What is our responsibility to animals?
    Each Take Action Classroom Topic Pack includes 16 copies of 1 title, a Teacher's Guide, storage box.
     IMAGE  ISBN  TITLE  GRADE  PRICE  QTY 
    Tooltip9781443054256Activist Art 6-pack4-6$129.50STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443054263The Best Buy 6-pack4-6$129.50STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443054270Your Mind Matters 6-pack4-6$129.50STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443054287Community Cares 6-pack4-6$129.50STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443054294School for All 6-pack4-6$129.50STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443054300In Our Hands 6-pack4-6$129.50STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443054317Earth Action 6-pack4-6$129.50STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443054324Every Drop Counts 6-pack4-6$129.50STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443054331Are You Hungry 6-pack4-6$129.50STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443054348Lead the Way 6-pack4-6$129.50STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443054355The Media Effect 6-pack4-6$129.50STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443054362Animal Relations 6-pack4-6$129.50STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443042420The Best Buy Classroom Topic Pack4-6$278.25STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443042451School for All Classroom Topic Pack4-6$278.25STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443042482Every Drop Counts Classroom Topic Pack4-6$278.25STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443042512The Media Effect Classroom Topic Pack4-6$278.25STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443042413Activist Art Topic Pack4-6$278.25STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443042444Community Cares Topic Pack4-6$278.25STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443042475Earth Action Topic Pack4-6$278.25STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443042505Lead the Way Topic Pack4-6$278.25STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443042437Your Mind Matters Topic Pack4-6$278.25STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443042468In Our Hands Topic Pack4-6$278.25STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443042499Are You Hungry? Topic Pack4-6$278.25STDRENTRYA
    Tooltip9781443042529Animal Relations Topic Pack4-6$278.25STDRENTRYA
    399029533578966.000WPRDLSTYNNYYNNNNYYNNYSCHTM & C 2009 SCHOLASTIC Canada Ltd. All rights reserved.Take Action00000000001205SCH/LIST_ADD_TO_CART.GIF/IMAGES/SCH/CHECKOUT.GIFSCH/LIST_ADD_TO_CART.GIFSCH/CHECKOUT.GIFSCH/CHECKOUT.GIF9781443042529MON, 20-MAY-2019 05:01:26 GMT010000000100EDUCATION.SCHOLASTIC.CAC0008001330024TAKE-ACTIONTAKE-ACTION1<!--The following script line only needs to be inlcuded if you are using jQuery--><!--<script type='text/javascript' src='http://education.scholastic.ca/images/jquery/jquery-1.4.2.min.js'> </script>--><style type='text/css'> #product_wrapper { width: 575px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; padding-left: 10px; } </style><div id='product_wrapper'><div style='float:left; width: 218px;'> <img src='http://education.scholastic.ca/images/SCH/take-action-images/TakeAction_logo_FINAL.png' alt='Take Action Logo'/></div><div style='width:335px; float:right; font-weight:bold; font-size: 24px; line-height: 1.5em; padding-left:10px; text-align:left;'>Get your students to take action with these real-world inquiries &bull; Grades 4&ndash;6</div> <div style='clear:both; padding-top:10px;'><div style='font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5em; float:left; text-align:left;'><div style='float:right; clear:right; width: 230px; text-align: center;'> <img src='http://education.scholastic.ca/images/SCH/take-action-images/ta-covers.jpg' alt='Take Action Covers'/></div>Each topic pack in <b><em>Take Action</em></b> includes a 32-page magazine-style book for students, anchor videos, and Teacher's Guide, and is designed for whole-class study with students working in small groups.<p style='margin-bottom: 2px; font-weight: bold;'>12 titles and topics with a focus on:</p><ul style='margin-top:0px;'> <li>Ethical Citizenship</li> <li>Social Justice</li> <li>Sustainability</li> <li>Our Canadian Society</li></ul><p style='margin-bottom: 2px; font-weight: bold;'> Key features of <b><i>Take Action</i></b>: </p><ul style='margin-top:0px;'> <li>built on inquiry and project-based learning</li> <li>social justice action initiative for each topic</li> <li>cross-curricular connections to literacy, social studies, science, arts, health, math, and citizenship</li> <li>teaching support with strategies for deep comprehension, critical thinking, inquiry-based learning</li> <li>a website for each title with anchor videos and additional supports</li></ul><p style='margin-bottom: 2px; font-weight: bold;'>Teaching support for each selection in the book has the same elements, so you can help students understand and go deeper into the topic.</p><img src='http://education.scholastic.ca/images/SCH/take-action-images/ta-ts.jpg' style='float: right;' /><ul style='margin-top: 0px;'> <li><span style='color: #009ca5; font-weight: bold;'>Minds on Reflection (Before Reading):</span> Questions that allow students to reflect on their own background knowledge.</li> <li><span style='color: #009ca5; font-weight: bold;'>Interdisciplinary Connections:</span> Each selection has interdisciplinary suggestions and questions to extend conceptual learning and understanding.</li> <li><span style='color: #009ca5; font-weight: bold;'>Links to Inquiry Question:</span> Prompts to help students reflect on the inquiry question and revise their thinking.</li> <li><span style='color: #009ca5; font-weight: bold;'>Taking Action:</span> This section provides information about individuals, groups, or organizations taking action and questions about the different issues.</li> <li><span style='color: #009ca5; font-weight: bold;'>Think About It!:</span> Contains additional facts or questions for the reader to explore.</li> <li><span style='color: #009ca5; font-weight: bold;'>Further Inquiry:</span> This section examines concepts/themes within the selections and suggests possible topics for further inquiry.</li></ul><p style='margin-bottom: 2px;'>Current <i>Take Action</i> titles:</p><ul style='margin-top:5px;'> <li><b style='color:purple;'>The Best Buy</b> &ndash; Who really pays when we buy?</li> <li><b style='color:purple;'>Every Drop Counts</b> &ndash; Why should we care about water?</li> <li><b style='color:purple;'>School for All</b> &ndash; How can education change lives?</li> <li><b style='color:purple;'>The Media Effect</b> &ndash; Why should you question the media?</li> <li><b style='color:purple;'>Activist Art</b> &ndash; How do we use art to make the world a better place?</li> <li><b style='color:purple;'>Community Cares</b> &ndash; How can we build strong communities?</li> <li><b style='color:purple;'>Lead the Way</b> &ndash; How can you be a good leader?</li> <li><b style='color:purple;'>In Our Hands</b> &ndash; How can we be active global citizens?</li> <li><b style='color:purple;'>Earth Action</b> &ndash; How can we make better choices to help the Earth?</li> <li><b style='color:purple;'>Are You Hungry?</b> &ndash; What will it take to feed the world?</li> <li><b style='color:purple;'>Your Mind Matters</b> &ndash; Why is talking about mental health important?</li> <li><b style='color:purple;'>Animal Relations</b> &ndash; What is our responsibility to animals?</li></ul></div></div> <div style='clear: both; padding: 10px; background-color: #b3dfd8; font-size: 14px;'> <b>Each <em>Take Action</em> Classroom Topic Pack</b> includes 16 copies of 1 title, a Teacher's Guide, storage box.<br /> </div></div>
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