New Year's Day Teacher Resources
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I'm Still Scared: The War Years
Students read the story I'm Still Scared: The War Years, complete discussion questions, and activities about the book. In this war book lesson plan, students keep journals, write about being frightened, have a war veteran visit their class, and more.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 20 Downloads
Students study various Asian folktales. They study examples of wealth other than money, qualities needed by ancient leaders compared to modern leaders, competitive giving, frugality and thriftiness as vices, and stubbornness as a weakness.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 9 Downloads
Students continue their examination of the existence of life on Earth. In groups, they determine the role of the water cycle and other biogeochemical cycles play in keeping balance on Earth. They participate in experiments to discover how moisture gets in and out of the air.
5th - 8th Science 7 Views 63 Downloads
Family Story Time
Learners explore their family history. In this series of roots lessons, students participate in a variety of activities to learn about families. Learners compare and contrast, discuss, read stories, and create art projects to help them learn and share about their family.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 15 Views 188 Downloads
Caring for the Land
Middle schoolers explain how people can have different opinions on soil management. They identify the cause and effect relationships in issues relating to agriculture and the environment. Pupils describe and define in their own terms; "farmer," "environmentalists," and "environmental activist.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 18 Downloads
Students create an individual timeline that documents their personal history from the previous year. Working in pairs, they interview each other to gather information about their past experiences and new year's expectations. Students use this information to create their timeline and a personal essay documenting their experiences from the previous year.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 29 Downloads
Hoosier Soldiers at Vicksburg
Eighth graders examine the role of Indiana soldiers at the Battle of Vicksburg. In this American Civil War instructional activity, 8th graders listen to a lecture about the involvement of Indiana soldiers in the battle and then analyze letters written home by the soldiers.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
The United States Flag
Students study the United States flag. In this American history and government lesson plan, students define and give examples of familiar symbols. Students design a classroom flag. Students identify and describe the American flag.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 28 Views 143 Downloads
The United States Flag
Learners discover the meaning and symbolism behind the American flag. In this instructional activity on National symbols, students design a flag for their school, explain the symbolism they used, and distinguish the elements that constitute the US Flag.
6th - 9th Social Studies & History 19 Views 93 Downloads
Shirley Chisholm: Unbought, Unbossed, and Unforgotten
Students examine Chisholm's life and career, and explore her thoughts on some of the issues of her time. They read a speech that Chisholm delivered on the Equal Rights Amendment and conduct research on the Women's Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 21 Downloads
January: Following Directions
In this January icebreaker activity, students reveal their personal preferences and experiences. There are bubble letters at the top spelling the word January. There are 8 directions below. Students color the letters in response to the directions.
4th - 6th Language Arts 4 Views 13 Downloads
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Essay Questions
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 31 short answer and essay questions about Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 8 Views 29 Downloads
Brown v. Board: Five Communities That Changes America
Young scholars examine the court cases of Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education, and the role of the NAACP. They conduct research, write a report, and research the history of their local public schools.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 29 Downloads