Developmentally Appropriate Practices Teacher Resources
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Can Young Children Distinguish Between Living and Non-living Things?
What does it mean to be living? Help your young scientists identify living and non-living things as a result of their learning through discovery. Observation of and interaction with a set of natural phenomena in their community will make...
3rd - 5th Science
Ralph Waldo Emerson and “Self-Reliance”
"Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string." After reading Ralph Waldo Emerson’s "Self-Reliance" groups discuss and then individuals reflect on the advantages and disadvantages of being self-reliant. Included in the packet...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Bridge to Terabithia: Library Lessons
Foreshadowing, flashbacks, and imaginary places are the three topics of focus in this two-instructional activity packet written especially for the book, Bridge to Terabithia. Each instructional activity also comes with worksheets and...
5th - 7th English Language Arts
Life Science Toolbox for Fifth Grade
Help build young scholars' understanding of living things with the tools provided in this comprehensive life science resource. Including a total of nine lessons that cover topics ranging from plant and animal life cycles to heredity and...
3rd - 7th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm - "The Fisherman and his Wife"
Help young readers learn to read and interpret complex text independently. Teach young children to ask interpretive questions and use the text itself to answer them. Use art, word play and drama to provide a deeper understanding of...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Early Childhood: Five Themes of Geography
Any preschool teacher would be thrilled to have a resource like this one. It includes activity ideas, discussion leads, book suggestions, and a glossary for learners ages 2 - 5. The entire booklet focuses on ways to teach young children...
Pre-K Social Studies & History
Alphabetic Understanding, Phonics, and Spelling
Have your youngsters reading in no time with with collection of literacy activities and lessons. Starting with a basic understanding of the alphabet, this unit progressively builds students' phonemic awareness and ability to decode and...
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Schedules and Routines: Grade 2
The importance of clearly taught routines and procedures in elementary classrooms can't be overstated. This sample chapter taken from a Responsive Classroom book offers dozens of ideas for developing a smoothly operating second grade...
2nd Classroom Support
Literacy Centers Using Nursery Rhymes
And in this corner we have Little Jack Horner. Engage your learners with phonemic awareness activities that encourage them to play with language. Eight different categories of phonemic awareness activities are detailed in the resource...
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts