This guide is designed as a supplemental study aid for the Spartan & the Green Egg, The Reefs of Mindoro Island (Book 2). Along with the study guide, there are additional accessories that may be purchased, including puzzles, collectible rainforest toys, and an online video game. The study guide correlates to the current common core standards and offers opportunity for multimedia interaction. Standard codes are included for your use in creating your lesson plans and facilitating planning. PERFECT for parents who are homeschooling. Depending on your learning environment, the book can be fully studied in 2-3 days. Each lesson is broken down into the following components:
• Summary of the Section
• Discussion Questions
• Activities: Play Philippine Patintero. Learn how to make Filipino Coconut Cake. Create your own reef.
The activities have been developed to be scaled up or down for presentation to classroom levels K-4, with the level presented at third grade. The Spartan & the Green Egg Series, created by Nabila Khashoggi, is perfect for students who struggle to read or are disinterested in reading. The vibrant illustrations and the minimum of words on the page make it easy to attain a sense of accomplishment and may inspire reluctant readers to attempt additional reading assignments.
Additional Teaching Aids
Many who use this guide in their classroom also take advantage of the various ancillary items that correspond to the series to further enhance learning. The overall goal for the entire series is to discuss and raise awareness about environmental issues and endangered species, as well as developing a tolerance and enthusiasm for diverse cultures around the world. All materials are free to reproduce and use for educational purposes.
Common Core Standards in this guide include:
LAFS.3.R1 (Reading Standards for Informational Text); LAFS.3.Rl.1 (Key Ideas and Details); LAFS.3.W.2 (Production and Distribution of Writing); SS.3.G.2 Places and Regions(Strand SS.3.G); SC.3.E.6 (Earth Structures) LAFS.3.R1 (Reading Standards for Informational Text); LAFS.3.Rl.1 (Key Ideas and Details); LAFS.3.W.2 (Production and Distribution of Writing); SS.3.G.2 Places and Regions(Strand SS.3.G); SC.3.L.17 (Interdependence)