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 57 Views 61 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 132 Views 100 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 plan. Given a specific focus or goal, children practice making and recording observations of nature through written descriptions and detailed sketches.
2nd - 5th Science 22 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 11 Views 11 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 7 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
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 30 Views 10 Downloads
Winter to Spring Changes
In order to compare winter and spring, learners use educational software to create a presentation. The instructional activity 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
Spring: Paul Laurence Dunbar
Explore the abundance of spring, no matter what season you are covering in your class! Using the poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar, GALE Biography Resource Center, and Litfinder, pupils work on researching the poet and analyzing the use of spring in his writing.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Life of a Powhatan Indian
Students explore American history by researching Native American tribes. In this Powhatan Indian lesson, students visualize the environment the Powhatan indians used to inhabit by examining a map of America. Students view images of Powhatan indians and discuss their farming techniques while answering study questions.
4th - 7th Science 3 Views 20 Downloads
The 4 Seasons
Students explore Earth science by reading weather stories in class. In this four seasons instructional activity, students read a book for each season written by Nuria Roca while identifying the types of produce that are available during each season.
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts 23 Views 130 Downloads
Fall vs. Spring
Students compare fall and spring. In this seasonal changes lesson, 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 6 Views 55 Downloads
Connecticut Wildlife: Biodiversity and Conservation Status of Our Vertebrate Populations
Learners explore the different types of vertebrates found in their area. For this environmental science lesson, students perform a case study on the Common Raven. They analyze data collected from research and create charts and graphs.
11th - 12th Science 10 Views 25 Downloads
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