Each thematic unit integrates activities across the curriculum.
Many of these activities encourage co-operative learning and suggestions and patterns for display boards are provided.
Culminating activities enable students to synthesise their knowledge in order to create products.
This thematic unit includes: Literature selections, planning guides, writing ideas, homework suggestions, curriculum connections, group projects, a culminating activity and a reading list.
The activities are based on the following books: Peace Begins with You (Katherine Scholes), The Big Book of Peace (Edited by Ann Durrell and Marilyn Sachs), All By Myself (Mercer Mayer), The New Baby (Mercer Mayer), Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go (Richard Scarry).