Character 40: Making a Difference–Rescue Readers

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See how a reading program benefits kids and animals alike. Helping Strays animal shelter in Monroe county has a program for kids and soon-to-be pets, called “Rescue Readers”. Children of all ages visit the shelter and read to the animals. Kids brush up on their reading skills with an eager and nonjudgmental audience – while kids and animals alike enjoy the positive interaction. It has also helped boost adoption rates.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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