In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of Abraham Lincoln?s and Frederick Douglass' pivotal role in American history. This lesson plan is most suitable for Presidents? Day, Black History Month, or during a study of abolition or the Civil War.
In this activity, students will develop fine-motor, math, social, and language and literacy skills as they engage in discussion and activities to help them idenitfy words that describe food and familiar food products.
In this lesson, students will be exposed to mentor texts with strong voice. They will learn to identify compelling voice in picture books by determining the emotions that are exposed by the author. After recognizing what strong voice sounds like in literature, students will work to improve their own writing by choosing words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.
In these activities, students will read The Adventures of Captain Underpants and will discuss themes like friendship and imagination. The activities include, students comparing and contrasting character traits using a Venn Diagrams, students pretending they are a newspaper reporter interviewing characters, students creating a play pretending to be the characters, and much more.
Students draw diagrams to develop conceptual understanding of multiplication. Precise, mathematical vocabluary is encouraged through discussion of students' representations of the story problems. This lesson includes a high-interest article as well.
In this lesson, students read a book and discuss how it makes people feel when others tease them, and how to accept differences in others. Students will also examine cause and effect relationships in a story and relate text to illustrations.
In this activity, students will practice large--motor, cooperation, and prediction skills as they play a game where they will be bouncing balls on parachutes or towels.
In this lesson, students gain an understanding of the barter system and how it relates to the idea of interdependence. Students learn the benefits and problems associated with a barter system and understand why it was used in the Colonies.
Students can use this interactive resource to complete research on Ancient Greeks and the Olympics. This resource also contains step-by-step tools for students to create their own newspaper article regarding Ancient Greeks and the history of the Olympics.
In this lesson, students are introduced to the classroom rules and identify classroom behavior through story reading and related game play.