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My First Biography: Christopher Columbus Storia Teaching Guide | Scholastic.com
Sail with Christopher Columbus on a biographical reading adventure. Young explorers will learn about the life of Sir Columbus as they hone their comprehension skills through guiding questions, shared reading, and fluency practice. Included in the teaching guide are flashcards, a vocabulary matching game, a timeline worksheet, additional reading suggestions, and cross-curricular ideas to connect this text to four different subjects.
K - 1st Social Studies & History 115 Views 120 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Key to a Map
Second graders will discover how to read a map and use the map key and its symbols. In this map skills lesson, 2nd graders will follow a map of the classroom to find hidden clues. Students will follow-up this activity by creating a map of their bedroom.
2nd Language Arts 15 Views 46 Downloads
Fairy Tale Maps
Students recognize symbols and models used to represent features of the environment. They recreate their own map of Little Red Riding Hood's path and identify that the map represents the real path that Little Red Riding Hood took on her way to Grandma's house.
K Social Studies & History 8 Views 37 Downloads
Compass Rose: Dance and Quilt
Fourth graders identify the cardinal directions by listening to a song entitled, "Stand," and by reviewing the lyrics to that song. They notice the cardinal directions that are posted around the classroom. They perform the motions as they listen to the song a final time.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 19 Downloads
New Review Around the Block
Arthur and his friends help children explore the concepts of family, community, and diversity in a fun series of activities. From performing peer interviews to mapping out the different places students have lived or visited, this resource offers great ideas for building a strong classroom community in the early weeks of the school year.
K - 4th Social Studies & History 28 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Create Your Own Country Project
Young scholars demonstrate their knowledge of geography with this fun, collaborative social studies project. Working in small groups, students develop their very own countries, writing descriptions of their physical location, social system, economy, and culture as well as creating a map of the nation and a picture of it's flag.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Voyage of Slaves in the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Use best-teaching practices to discuss the practices and implications of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Here you'll find a detailed lesson plan involving a variety of collaborative and engaging components, including image analysis, group reading and discussion, and a final group project whereby learners contribute to a creative class mural reflecting what they have learned.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 75 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Places in My World
Second graders explore where they are located on the globe. For this maps and globes lesson, 2nd graders use a map to show where they live and show the cardinal directions. Students identify characteristics of mountains, flat land, water, jobs, climates and attractions to an area they want to visit.
2nd Language Arts 12 Views 64 Downloads