Worksheets and Classroom Poster
Phone earbuds, city traffic, hair dryers, music concerts…everyday noises influence your students' hearing in ways that you may not have considered. Scholastic and the Starkey Hearing Foundation have partnered to create the Listen Carefully teaching materials. Begin teaching your students about the science of hearing today, and encourage them to perform experiments to put these lessons into practice.
Listen Carefully Classroom Poster
Use the classroom poster to help students further explore the science of hearing.
Worksheet 1: Sound Off!
Encourage students to use this worksheet to record the results of a listening experiment in class. Use with Lesson 1: Follow the Sounds.
Worksheet 2: I’m All Ears
Students will apply what they’ve learned about the parts of the human ear in constructing a model. Use this worksheet with Lesson 2: Inside the Ear.
Worksheet 3: Safe and Sound
Direct your students to use this worksheet to conduct a hands-on listening experiment and start a discussion about the importance of hearing protection. Use with Lesson 3: Safe and Sound.
Worksheet 4: Name That Sound
Discuss the sound device onomatopoeia with your students in order to help them identify sound effects in poetry. This worksheet will help your students put what they know about words imitating sounds into practice. Use with Lesson 4: Listen and Learn.
Storyboard Worksheet: Plan Your PSA
Direct your grades 7–12 students to use this worksheet to create a PSA for the Listen Carefully video contest with this storyboarding template. Use with Storyboard Lesson.