New Curricula Release for Gifted Learners!
Considering Our Humanity is an interdisciplinary, humanities-based curriculum devoted to supporting the burgeoning self-awareness and cultural understanding of gifted elementary and middle school students.
Considering Our Humanity focuses on feelings, experiences, and ideas communicating the understanding that the individual is part of a larger, global community and also, a unique being deserving love and respect. In this way, Considering Our Humanity teaches students to love themselves while expanding this tenderness and care outward.
Considering Our Humanity opens dialogue about philosophical ideas relating to age, identity, ethnicity, compassion, kindness, and altruism while also exploring literary terminology and meaning concerning metaphor, symbolism, and poetry. In this way, Considering Our Humanity blends the disciplines of cultural anthropology, philosophy, religion, mythology, and folklore through the use of extraordinary children’s picture books specifically chosen for their exceptional communication of the human condition. These books include a range of cultures, ages, and both genders so that students are exposed to a variety of views and circumstances.
Created for gifted learners, Considering Our Humanity is designed to be shared with individual students or within small classroom settings where open discussion is honored and students’ opinions are shared and regarded respectfully. Considering Our Humanity involves a blend of discussion, classroom activities, and independent explorations so that the learning styles and individual needs of gifted students are met. Considering Our Humanity has been developed with the intention that parents, teachers, and students adapt the curricula to meet students’ specific interests and individual skill sets.
Considering Our Humanity includes the following with each of the extraordinary children’s picture books being investigated:
- a paragraph summary of the story
- a brief overview of the concepts being explored through the story
- a list of words to define and discuss related to the concepts within the story
- a list of discussion questions
- a list of classroom activity suggestions and ideas for how to engage them
- a selection of related internet links
- an independent student activity
- 45 pages, PDF downloadable format
Available exclusively through CurrClick.com for $9.99!