This article describes how interdisciplinary, thematic lessons about plants, animals, and the environment were introduced with children’s literature. First-grade students created a display of the African baobab tree and its inhabitants, focusing on their interdependence.

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Elementary School

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2003Volume 040Issue 06

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