As you know, children learn in different ways. The Activities section
should help those children who learn through practice and discussion
about real and imaginary situations. Children will be able to learn
the concepts practiced on the website through art, current events
in their homes, language arts and discussions about fun things such
as favorite movies, books, and games. It will also give you a better
understanding of the theory necessary for the activities.
Each activity includes the following elements:
Corresponding Web Activity - Suggests which section
of the website may be used in conjunction with the activity.
Objectives - Highlights the potential ideas youth will
learn from the activity.
Time Frame - Indicates the time suggested for the activity.
Background Information - You can become more familiar
with the theory that serves as the foundation for the activity
and explains the reason for each activity.
How much do students know? - You can gauge the childrens
knowledge of the ideas discussed during the activity. This section
provides ways that help determine what students know about the
subject, and helps establish the objectives.
Activity - Contains exercises that can be used to enhance
and reinforce the ideas children learn from Out on a Limb. Please
modify the activities to fit the number of children you are
working with, and to meet the needs of the particular age range.
Worksheet - Contains sample worksheets necessary for
completing the activity.