Academy Award Nominee Abigail Breslin is Kit Kittredge, An American Girl | Lessons for Grades 3-5. Meets National Standards in Language Arts and Social Studies
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Journalism Lessons with Kit

Journalism with Kit!

Grades 3-5: Fun End-of-the-Year Lessons, Activities & Printables

Welcome to the world of Kit Kittredge! This standards-based educational program was created by Scholastic in conjunction with American Girl and Picturehouse. Inspired by the major motion picture Kit Kittredge: An American Girl, these free lessons and printables reinforce your students' observation and deduction skills. The program also champions Kit's best qualities: curiosity, compassion, and optimism. Share this program with your students today.  And don't miss out on your chance to see Kit come to life in theatres on July 2!

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Lesson Plans

Lesson 1: The Great Depression
Lesson 1: The Great Depression
Help your students understand the history of the Great Depression while practicing letter writing and determining cause and effect.
Lesson 2: The Five Ws of Journalism
Lesson 2: The Five Ws of Journalism
Your students will take on the role of a journalist, while using the Five Ws to enhance their writing and reporting skills.
Lesson 3: Solving Mysteries!
Lesson 3: Solving Mysteries!
Work with your students to solve a mystery using deductive reasoning and reaching logical conclusions.
Culminating Lesson:  Journalists of the Past
Culminating Lesson: Journalists of the Past
This fun activity will bring together all that your students have learned throughout the previous lessons.
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