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Challenge 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.
Tooltip9781443054256Activist Art 6-pack4-6$129.50Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443054263The Best Buy 6-pack4-6$129.50Add to Cart
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Tooltip9781443054287Community Cares 6-pack4-6$129.50Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443054294School for All 6-pack4-6$129.50Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443054300In Our Hands 6-pack4-6$129.50Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443054317Earth Action 6-pack4-6$129.50Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443054324Every Drop Counts 6-pack4-6$129.50Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443054331Are You Hungry 6-pack4-6$129.50Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443054348Lead the Way 6-pack4-6$129.50Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443054355The Media Effect 6-pack4-6$129.50Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443054362Animal Relations 6-pack4-6$129.50Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443042420The Best Buy Classroom Topic Pack4-6$278.25Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443042451School for All Classroom Topic Pack4-6$278.25Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443042482Every Drop Counts Classroom Topic Pack4-6$278.25Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443042512The Media Effect Classroom Topic Pack4-6$278.25Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443042413Activist Art Topic Pack4-6$278.25Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443042444Community Cares Topic Pack4-6$278.25Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443042475Earth Action Topic Pack4-6$278.25Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443042505Lead the Way Topic Pack4-6$278.25Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443042437Your Mind Matters Topic Pack4-6$278.25Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443042468In Our Hands Topic Pack4-6$278.25Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443042499Are You Hungry? Topic Pack4-6$278.25Add to Cart
Tooltip9781443042529Animal Relations Topic Pack4-6$278.25Add to Cart
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