In this activity, students use books and the Internet to gather data about earthquakes and how they affect people. Language arts skills help in researching, generating ideas and questions, and communicating and interpreting data. Math skills help in measuring and finding locations with coordinate map systems. Art skills are used to create foldable graphic organizers.
In this activity, students read The Icky Sticky Frog, practicing literacy skills as they develop an understanding of the life cycle of frogs, specifically tadpoles.
In this unit, students explore the concept of matter as they work through a series of 8 hands-on lessons. Students investigate mass, volume, physical change and chemical change in this comprehensive unit. An assessment is included at the end of the unit, and teacher background information is also provided.
In this lesson, students use their knowledge of the four operations with decimals in order to plan a dinner for themselves and four friends with a given restaurant menu. Students must stay within a budget of $65 the amount of the gift certificate.
In this lesson students learn how a dancer acts out the story with movement instead of words, through watching a video of the ballet Swan Lake. Students are amazed at how the dancer is able to convey her feeling with her body. Explain that dance can tell a story and that, like Odette, they can tell a story with their bodies as well. They have the opportunity to tell a short story of their own through pantomime and movement.