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The Fox and The Stork
In this script worksheet, students read the script The Fox and the Stork, fill in the blanks with vocabulary words from it, and improve it with phrases given to them. Students complete 2 activities.
To Your Health
Students focus on how storks and other cultural icons, in both Bulgarian and American customs, are believed to encourage and bring good health. They list three natural phenomena in their region prominently associated with the coming of spring and give reasons they are important in the culture.
Lug and the Giant Stork - Capital Letters
Capital letters are the star of the show in a wonderful language arts lesson. After a teacher-led demonstration and discussion on capital letters, groups of pupils get together and work on the computer to fix the flashing letters that should be capitalized. There is an online activity embedded in the plan, a printable worksheet that can be used as a homework assignment, and some terrific extension activities as well. A great lesson for the young ones!
To Your Health
Learners read articles on health and read about how storks and other animals are cultural icons in bringing good health. In this health lesson plan, students also list ways to live a healthy lifestyle.
Which Story Matches the Given Theme?
Model for young learners how to determine the theme of a story. Read aloud Aesop’s The Fox and the Stork. Chart the plot and the main idea of the fable, showing class members how these elements support the theme. Fable titles for guided and independent practice are included in a worksheet.
Understanding and Writing Fables
Third graders review with the teacher the characteristics for a fable and what it is. They read one paragraph each from the story, "The Fox and the Stork" aloud. They then answer comprehension questions aloud. Next, they listen to four other of Aesop's fables and identify the lesson in each.
Students participate in gymnastics stunts, using different parts of their body to balance.They work cooperatively with their partners on gymnastics mats to complete balancing activities.
Felina's New Home: A Florida Panther Story
In this math or science in literature instructional activity, students read the story 'Felina's New Home: A Florida Panther Story' and answer the 10 questions related to math or science.
S is for Stork
In this alphabet letter S online interactive worksheet, students trace the uppercase and lowercase letter S with their cursor. Students trace the uppercase and lowercase alphabet letter S 8 times and write the letters 10 times on their own on the lines provided.
S Is For Stork
In this printing letter S worksheet, students trace dotted examples of upper and lower case Zaner-Bloser letter Ss. Students then use the blank primary lines to practice forming their own letters.
Spell Names of Birds
In this unscrambling letters to spell names of birds worksheet, learners click on each pop up box, choose a letter, spell the words, and click on the Answer button to check. Students spell 12 words.
Teaching the Holocaust through Literature
Centered on the short story "The Tenth Man" by Polish Holocaust survivor Ida Fink, here is a solid one-day resource to support study of World War II or Nazi history, short stories, or to complement any ELA unit on The Diary of Anne Frank or Elie Weisel's Night. Text of the story, discussion questions, and a pair of survivor testimonials are included: handy for incorporating primary documents. From the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem, which also has lots of useful videos and other resources you could use in the classroom or assign to learners for research.
Gymnastics: A Lot More Than Just Flips!
Introduce your young learners to some basic gymnastics in a four or five-day unit. Movement and balance are at the core of gymnastic activities. Start out by taking them through how to move like animals. Then follow this up with balance poses. The third day consists of dismounting activities. Resource links are included. There's more, so check it out!
Ancient Peoples of the Middle East
This is an excellent multidisciplinary lesson designed by Scientific American. It provides three creative activities--designing a garden, studying hieroglyphics, and writing poetry--relevant to the ancient peoples of the Middle East. Students will enjoy
Patterns & Balance
Students compare and contrast the difference in the two sets of images and discuss the visual interest in the first set and the different visual interest created in the second set of prints.
Studying Birds in the Field
This is a well-designed science activity which helps students learn the behavior of different species of birds. Working with partners and in small team, students learn to scientifically observe birds.
Planting Trees to Help the Planet
Young scholars react to a series of statements about trees, then read a news article about the planned planning of millions of trees to celebrate Arbor Day. In this planting trees lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news piece and participate in a think-pair-share discussion. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.
Understanding Theme with Fables
What is the moral of the story? Ask your class to read a series of fables from which the last line has been removed. After supplying this concluding statement, they must justify their responses. This could be used as an individual or group work activity.
What Should You Know about Classification?
Many learners have a tough time picking out pertinent information from a text or in class. Sometimes, all it takes is a study/reading guide to show them the way. The instructional activity here focuses on taxonomy and classification, including vocabulary, key historical figures, nomenclature, and more. Several of the questions here could also be used as warmups throughout the unit.
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Clever calligraphy has been a part of art and expression for hundreds of years. Swish, swirl, and experiment with zoomorphic calligraphy, commonly practiced by Turkish Muslims. An imbedded video and images will act as a model for learners to follow. This is a great beginning-of-the-year activity you can use in conjunction with a getting-to-know-you or name-tag lesson.