Scope at Home
Each of these multi-genre text sets centers around a theme or topic.
We have pulled together some of our most beloved stories for Black History Month, from a powerful play about a teen who led a series of sit-down strikes to a gripping nonfiction article about the co-discoverer of the North Pole.
How do humans affect the natural world? How can environmental problems be solved? How can we protect wild places? When it comes to conservation, what lessons can we learn from the past?
What does it mean to take a stand? What responsibility do we have to stand up for what’s right? What is an upstander and a bystander? Why is it important to speak out against injustice? What does it take to change society?
What does it mean to show leadership? What are the qualities or traits of a good leader? What are the consequences of poor leadership? How does having power affect people?
Photo Credits: Courage and Resilience: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IOC; Earth Day Every Day: iStockPhoto/Getty Images;Taking a Stand: AP Images;What Makes a Good Leader?:Allan Davey;What Makes a Hero?:Shane Rebenschied;Finding Your Voice: Illustration by Carolyn Ridsdale; Exploring Our World—And Beyond: Illustration: Randy Pollak; Marcel Jancovic/Shutterstock.com; Black History: Artwork by Greg Ruhl from The Superkids Reading Program: Wilma Rudolph © Zaner-Bloser, Inc. Used with permission from Zaner-Bloser, Inc. All rights reserved.; Women’s History Month: Stories of Trailblazers: Randy Pollak