đź“š Lesson Plan #37 - Last Issue of the Year!

A Big Thank You and See You in September!

Happy Monday!

As we wrap up another amazing school year, we want to take a moment to say a big thank you to each and every one of you.

It's incredibly inspiring to witness the positivity and hope you bring into your classrooms every day and we hope our classroom updates have brought joy and inspiration to you and your students.

As summer approaches, we wish you a season filled with rest, rejuvenation, and plenty of fun. Take this time to recharge, reflect on all your amazing work, and prepare for another fantastic year ahead. Thank you for being your schools' heroes and making the world better, one student at a time. Have a fabulous summer!

With gratitude and best wishes,

The Goodable Team

Anjali’s Birthday Card Dilemma
(Grades 1-5)

You’ve probably made lots of birthday cards or maybe you’re currently working on a thank you card for your teacher. Have you ever worried that it might not be good enough? Has that stopped you from making it? That happened to a little girl named Anjali and this week’s story is about how she overcame her anxiety.

Did Life on Earth Come From Space?
(Grades 1-5)

How did humans come to live on Earth? A new study sheds light on how some of the building blocks of life might have formed and how they ended up on this planet.

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Green Cement Could Build a Better Future
(Grades 6-8)

Kermit the Frog famously sang that it isn’t easy being green and it certainly isn’t if you’re talking about cement. It is one of the biggest polluters and one of the most used materials on the planet. It’s also one of the most challenging to make environmentally friendly. But researchers think they’re on to something and they’re using another major polluter to get there.

Footprints in New Mexico Rewrite History
(Grades 6-8)

Dozens of awe-inspiring ancient footprints left on the shores of an ice age lake have reignited a long-running debate about when the first people arrived in the Americas.

Childhood Friends May Have the Answer to Clean Water
(Grades 9-12)

Although we don't yet fully understand how microplastics impact our health, we do know that many chemicals found in plastics are associated with higher risks of cancer, fertility problems, developmental issues, and hormone disruption. That's why Victoria Ou and Justin Huang, who have known each other since elementary school, decided to create their own eco-friendly, affordable, and effective solution to tackle this problem.