Read / Write
Writing prompt- Write a short story about a character who never washes their hands. What would life be like for that character? Make sure you add diaglouge between characters and a moral to the story. Remeber- you story must have a beginning, a middle, and an end. Have fun and be creative!
Use this graphic organizer to write your story.
Sing a song about washing your hands or staying clean.
Watch this video from the Exploratorium modeling how soap deactivates the Coronavirus.
Read this CDC article titled “Show Me the Science – How to Wash Your Hands”
Then use the information you learned from these two sources to create your PSA.
Can you wash your hands 10 times today? Track your success on a piece of paper. You can also watch this video.
Create an art campaign to help get kids to wash their hands. Draw or create a catchy PSA online to get your peers to WASH THOSE HANDS. Be creative. Also, create a 20 second song/poem/rhyme to help kids remember how to wash their hands. Maybe even create a video to help send your message.
Check out this song and article about washing hands for some ideas!
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Have your student be as creative as possible while creating their campaign. Make sure they read about the scientific reasoning behind hand washing and then let their creativity run free with a 20 sec song, an art campaign or PSA, and a short story about a character that never washes their hands. This is a great activity to do together or even with younger siblings. Have fun!
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