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Telemiracle in Saskatchewan
Lesson Plan Outline/Ideas For the Elementary Classroom

 

CURRICULAR LINKS:  Telemiracle (referred to as “TM” in the following document) resources can be used for a variety of outcomes in Social Studies, ELA (Comprehend and Respond, Compose and Create), and Math, Grades 1-6.

Social Studies (Grades 2,3,4):

DR2.1 (Dynamic Relations 2.1):  Investigate stories of significant events and person in the local community's history to describe the contribution of those who lived in the community in earlier times.

RW2.1 (Resources and Wealth 2.1):  Describe ways in which the local community meets needs and wants of its members.

RW 3.1 (Resources and Wealth):  Appraise the ways in which the local community meets needs and wants of its members.

IN4.3 (Interaction and Interdependence):  Determine the influence Saskatchewan people and programs have had on a national scale.

RW6.1 (Resources and Wealth):  Examine and analyze factors that contribute to quality of life, including material and non-material factors.

English Language Arts (in all grades, 1-6, but here are examples found in the Grade 2, 3, and 4 curriculum):

CR2.1:  Comprehend and Respond to a variety of grade-level texts (including contemporary and traditional visual, oral, written, and multimedia) that address: identity, community, social responsibility.

CC2.1:  Compose and Create a range of visual, multimedia, oral, and written texts that explore: identity, community, social responsibility.

CR4.2:  View and Respond to visual and multimedia texts (including graphs, charts, diagrams, maps, multimedia DVD, websites, television programs, advertisements, posters), explaining the creator's technique and impact on viewers.

CC4.1:  Compose and Create a range of visual, multimedia, oral, and written texts that explore: identity, community, social responsibility.

Math (all grade 1-6, Number, Statistics, Outcomes)

 

OBJECTIVES:

Students will learn:

 

MATERIALS:

TM website (www.telemiracle.com)

 

OUTLINE: 

 

ACTIVITIES:

 

EVALUATION:

 

Other Guided Discussion Questions


1. What is the importance of service clubs in a community?
2. What are some service clubs in your community?
3. What are some of the projects that these clubs have funded in your community?

         Kinsmen and Kinettes are a service club and one project they organize is Telemiracle
4. What is a telethon?
         Include discussion of volunteers and fundraising.
5. Who benefits from the money raised during Telemiracle?
         Saskatchewan people of all ages with special needs.
6. What are some special needs that people might have?
         Wheelchairs, scooters, visual and hearing computer devices for communication, funding for travel expenses to access medical treatment, etc.

 

Links and Other Resources:

Kin Canada's "Milk For Britain" 
Telemiracle's YouTube Channel
District 3 (Kin clubs of Saskatchewan)
Telemiracle 1 Opening
Telemiracle 1 Closing