Free Downloadable Activity Inspired by Ways to Make Sunshine
by Alana Pedalino
Misunderstandings can be tricky to navigate. But as Ryan Hart comes to learn in Ways to Make Sunshine, understanding the other person’s point of view goes a long way toward finding middle ground.
Fifth grade teacher Leigh Poindexter from this week’s Book Talks video finds that encouraging students to rewrite a scene from a different character’s perspective is excellent practice for using active listening skills and developing social-emotional skills such as empathy.
Try Leigh’s idea in your own classroom by downloading the free printable “Perspective Detective” activity below.
According to Leigh, chapter 11 of Ways to Make Sunshine is great for this activity!
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