Here are web resources to use with the book “Mountain Born” by Elizabeth Yates. There is information about the author, sheep and shepherds, wool, wolves, growing up, and maturing. Learn what it means to be responsible and how it feels to lose a pet.
View all kinds of known sheep breeds by choosing from the menu on the left. Find out where the breed originated and what kinds of fleece they produce. Most of the entries include pictures of the sheep.
These sites focus on character development and specifically the trait of responsibility. Learn what is considered to be a responsible act. Includes lesson plans and interactive activities. There are links to eThemes Resources on Character Education and teaching tips for Character Education.
These sites deal with character development in children. Read about character education in stories and do some class activities to teach children about making good choices. There is a printable pledge for students to sign. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on peer pressure and teaching tips for character education.