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Engage all the upper elementary classes in your school in a game to learn Dewey Decimal Classification. On 5 or 6 consecutive visits to the library, teams from each class learn how the system works, locate books in each category, and tally successes along the way. Get children moving in the library with purpose! This thoughtfully-planned game fosters collaboration and lively engagement with the library.
Third graders explore angles. In this geometry lesson, 3rd graders identify and define acute, obtuse, and right angles. Students form angles with their bodies, find angles in picture books, and record angles found outside in their math journal.
In this review of fourth grade resource usage worksheet students answer questions about guide words, library database, resources for specific information, parts of a book, and dictionary usage. Students answer 10 questions.
Sixth graders complete lesson 5 of 15 about the book Esperanza Rising. In this Esperanza Rising lesson, 6th graders build on work done in the previous lesson. They complete response logs, and vocabulary posters. They investigate how questioning the author aids in understanding the book and the author's point of view. They participate in small group discussions of the chapter.
After being assigned a famous African American each student use books, the Internet, and Magazines to find out why that person is famous. They create a bio-cube, list resources, then engage in a "Line Dance" where they will move about each other, sharing what they have learned. This lesson seems both fun and informative.
Students study about butterflies and how a butterfly's color and pattern can help its environment protect it. They create a drawing of a camouflaged butterfly, which can be compiled into a class book and looked at again and again.
Students explore life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr., reflect on section of King's "I Have a Dream" speech, discuss inequities that still exist in the United States, and create picture books about their own dreams of freedom for Americans.
Learners explore the water cycle. In this earth science instructional activity, students work in small groups to read various books on the water cycle and take notes on chart paper. Learners share their notes and teach a younger audience what they have learned.
Sixth graders read a variety of books. In this genre instructional activity, 6th graders explore various types of books that tell of myths, legends and tales, read Book of Greek Myths, define new vocabulary words and complete a KWL chart.
Learners examine and react to a current cost-cutting dilemma faced by store managers. They then study the rights of worker and employers, and draft their findings in chapters of a book examining labor laws in the United States.
Third graders discuss how Aristotle concluded that the Earth was round. As a class, they review theories about the Earth's shape and describe how life on Earth would be different if it were flat. Individually, they make a moon book in which they take a pretend journey to the surface. To end the activity, they make a model of the moon in its different phases and show it to the class.
Fifth graders make boxes. In this prisms lesson, 5th graders read the book Counting on Frank and discuss the different things that the boy measures. Students make boxes of various sizes using graph paper and find their volume.
Second graders investigate philosophy by researching the life of Mahatma Gandhi. In this biographical lesson, 2nd graders listen to a reading of the book "Gandhi" and make a character map of his actions, feelings and thoughts. Students make comparisons between Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., and other civil rights figures.
Third graders engage in a read-aloud of the book, "Lemonade for Sale." They collect data from the story and turn the data into a mathematical graph. This instructional activity has a rubric for you and the students to follow-very creative instructional activity.
Young scholars examine what simple machines are, how they work, and how they have changed our lives. They conduct research on inventors and inventions, demonstrate simple machines using body parts, and create a class book about inventors.
Caricature drawing is fun, and can help learners explore the principle of design and content specific vocabulary. They view a video and books that use character drawings, discuss vocabulary such as exaggeration, proportion, and symmetry, then draw a caricature of a person or animal.
Third graders research and report on the contributions of the First Nations. In this First Nations contribution lesson plan, 3rd graders read and discuss books about the Metis, Inuit and other First Nations. They compare and contrast the contributions of the different groups creating a mini-report using images and information from the Internet.
Young learners explore friction. They view a video or DVD (bibliography provided) and define terms related to friction,and work in groups to experiment with the effects of friction on speed and motion using ramps and toy cars.
Third graders define and discuss evaporation, precipitation, condensation, and collection, color web pages to illustrate Water Cycle book, listen to stories about Water Cycle, play trivia game to demonstrate knowledge of what they learned, and create Kidspiration diagramming Water Cycle.
Third graders read and discuss math story problems and analyze if the story is using equal groups or unequal groups. They listen to the book "12 Ways To Get to 11," and simulate the story using beads on a pipe cleaner. Students then create equal groups of beads and draw a picture of equal groups.