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"Box of Rocks" Assignment

creating unusual food containers that creatively show knowledge of learned facts

This wacky activity was created by Northern Nevada teacher Joni Martindale.

This writing activity was inspired by Barry Lane's book, 51 Wacky We-Search Reports. In Nevada, Barry's book has been teaching us to help students think deeply about learned content as they learn to put ideas in their own words.

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We are especially interested in seeing food box examples for topics other than rocks and minerals! Help your students find their creative and funny bones.


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