Center Focus

What is the Moral?

  1. Provide many fables for students to read.
  2. Use reproductions of these fables (if the moral is stated within the book) or don't disclose the pages that talk about the morals.
  3. Have students figure out what the morals are and then write them down.

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Mold Observation
If I Were President...
Back to Back
The Heart of the Matter
Balloon Rocket
Interview a Veteran
Division with Models
Crossword Trivia
What Adds Up to 10?
Pattern Necklaces
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Area of a Shamrock
Exaggeration In Stories
Compare the Cookies
Biographical Data Organization
Does It Measure Up?
Olympic Rings
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Millennium Inventions
Volume Conversions
Washer Weights
Columbus Portraits
Potato Latkes
Dough Dreidel
Political Debate about Celebration of Columbus Day
Story in a Bag
Alphabetizing Objects
Dice Probability
West African Tale
Beast Feast
Cultural Comparison
Millennium Mural
Roses Are Pink, Your Feet Really Stink
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