Spring Teacher Resources
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Holi, Easter, Fassika, Sham El Nessim, and Earth Day are all springtime events that celebrate renewal and hope. Explore how different cultures celebrate the spring season with a three-step lesson plan that incorporates research, social studies, and art.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History 53 Views 58 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Spring Time Trees/Flowers
Plan ahead! Integrate science and language arts! Schedule your reading of C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch, and The Wardrobe to coincide with the arrival of spring. As pupils read Chapter 11 of the Lewis classic, they are assigned one of the trees or flowers mentioned, as well as vegetation found on the school grounds, to research.
5th Language Arts 6 Views 21 Downloads
A Reading Guide to Island of the Blue Dolphins
Reading Island of the Blue Dolphins with your class? This reading guide, though not a complete lesson or curriculum, will provide you with all the information you need to develop an excellent literature unit for this award winning book.
4th - 6th Language Arts 103 Views 85 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Nature Journaling: Experience the Outdoors Through Writing and Drawing
Step into the great outdoors and develop young scientists' skills of observation with a nature journaling lesson. Given a specific focus or goal, children practice making and recording observations of nature through written descriptions and detailed sketches.
2nd - 5th Science 12 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Is Climate Change Good for Us?
The warm-up is not relevant, since by the time you reach the end of a unit on climate change, most will not feel that it is good for humans. The thought-provoking questions, however, make a poignant class discussion about its effects. A neat chart is provided to guide learners through the talk and to provide a place to record responses.
6th - 8th Science 7 Views 7 Downloads
A'planting We will Go
Germination is an amazing process that results in amazing things. The book The Tiny Seed is the inspiration for a set of activities that will help build early literacy, observation, language, and writing skills. The class observes how plants grow into flowers by planting seeds in small pots.
K - 1st Language Arts 19 Views 9 Downloads
The 4 Seasons
Learners explore Earth science by reading weather stories in class. In this four seasons lesson, students read a book for each season written by Nuria Roca while identifying the types of produce that are available during each season. Learners participate in outdoor activities and sing songs based on the current season.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 123 Downloads
Fall vs. Spring
Students compare fall and spring. In this seasonal changes instructional activity, students read the book Apples and Pumpkins and discuss the fall season. The students then read It's Spring and describe the spring season. As a culminating activity, students construct a Venn diagram, comparing the two seasons.
Pre-K - K Science 3 Views 54 Downloads
Connecticut Wildlife: Biodiversity and Conservation Status of Our Vertebrate Populations
Students explore the different types of vertebrates found in their area. In this environmental science instructional activity, students perform a case study on the Common Raven. They analyze data collected from research and create charts and graphs.
11th - 12th Science 9 Views 24 Downloads
Journey North 1999
This is not a lesson plan, but an outstanding resource to provide material for your lessons on seasonal changes and animal migration. Links connect you to live web cams and up-to-date information on Monarch Butterflies, hummingbirds, gray whales, and more.
1st - 6th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Graham's Appalachian Spring: A Study
Students explore choreographic narrative. In this choreography lesson, students explore the elements of Appalachian Spring as they develop a series of written responses to assignments that challenge them to investigate the structure of the choreography.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Global and Local Dust over North America
Meteorology majors will be enriched by this presentation on the movement of dust throughout our world atmosphere. They will examine graphs of the spatial and chemical patterns of the dust suspended over North America and then extend the study to other continents.
10th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 1 Download
Students discover what are the components of soil. They examine how it is formed and it's importance. They engage in garden activities and processes. They hold a handful of garden soil and describe what they see. They take a combination of materials- sand, silt, organic material, water and combine them to make their own soil.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 31 Downloads
Temperature and Hours of Daylight
Fourth graders keep a record of the daily high and low temperatures and times of sunrise and sunset for three to four weeks. This information can be found in the newspaper, weather reports or on the Internet. The information is analyzed and conclusions are drawn about weather trends.
4th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Winter to Spring Changes
In order to compare winter and spring, learners use educational software to create a presentation. The lesson begins with the class listening to a story called Spring by John Hirschi. Then, they then to the computers and sort pictures of items relating to winter and spring.
K Science 3 Views 8 Downloads