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Acrostic Poem

Materials: paper and writing utensil (or, if the students are back in their classrooms for this activity, send the template at the end of this...

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Show and Share

Instructions: Mentors will explain to the students that they are going to be sharing their favorite items with the group. They must answer why...

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Story Starter

Instructions: Explain to the students that they will be creating a whole group story. Each student/mentor will contribute to the story. You do not...

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Haikus Haikus

Materials: Paper and a pencil, Haiku rules (see below), suggested topics (see below)   Instructions: Define ‘Haiku’ for the students – let them know that it...

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Famously Famous Fable

Materials: Please pre-read the fables prior to starting the lesson to familiarize yourself with the lesson/moral being shared in each. The Lion & the Mouse (view...

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Mentor Read Aloud

Materials: Children’s Book (suggestions included on our book list here)   Instructions: Inform the students that you will be reading a book to them. Make sure...

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Can You Spot Fake News?

Materials: Fake News Quiz (view here); How to Spot Fake News Tips (view here); paper and pencil   Instructions: Ask the students if they have heard the term...

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The Tongue Twister Challenge

Instructions: Listed below are 24 tongue twisters. Share your screen with your students. Read them carefully with the class. Make a note at the end of the twister...

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Children’s Book Emoji Pictionary

Materials: Powerpoint slides provided, please click the link here.   Instructions: During your virtual mentoring session, the group lead can share his/her screen after giving some brief...

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