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Using A Story Map to Identify Story Elements

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders use story maps to record story elements. In this story elements lesson, 2nd graders do a picture walk and review the author and illustrator. Students use the story map to record their answers to questions asked by the...
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Seasonal Science: Spring Life Science Activities

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Spring into science with these great lesson ideas involving butterflies.
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Exciting Narrative Endings

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore storytelling by identifying story points on a chart. In this narrative structure lesson, students read the story Ghost's Hour, Spook's Hour by Eve Bunting and discuss the ending with each other. Students record the...
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All About Me: Likenesses & Differences

For Teachers K
Students determine their individual differences in order to boost their self-esteem. For this individuality lesson, students examine how they are different and how to use their difference to enhance their self-esteem. They listen to a...
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M&M Cafe

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders plan meals. In this healthy living lesson, 2nd graders review the food pyramid and the five food groups. Students create two balanced meals and one unbalanced meal and make pictures for each meal.
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Cycles of Life

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students discover the life span of an insect by recording the process.  In this insect life lesson plan, students observe an insect egg or larva in class, describing the metamorphosis on a recording sheet.  Students draw a picture of the...
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Bring Science to Life With Lesson Plans for Eric Carle Books

For Teachers 1st - 6th
An Eric Carle author study can lead students to study a variety of subjects including ocean life, life cycles, and symbiotic relationships.
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Art Smart

For Teachers 1st
First graders create artwork to explore how colors can show emotions.
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Hatched From An Egg

For Teachers K
Students discover how animals are born/hatched. In this life science activity, students listen to a book entitled Chickens Aren't The Only Ones, and discuss animals that are hatched or born.  Students receive a picture of an animal, they...
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Oliver's Vegetables

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students identify events from the story. In this reading comprehension lesson, students read the book Oliver's Vegetables and identify the events of the story. Students use the vegetables in the story to recognize which event occurred...
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Beautiful Bugs

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students investigate the life cycle of ants, ladybugs, and butterflies. They list the four stages of the butterfly life cycle, define symmetry and observe how ants make homes in dirt.
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Rooster's Off To See the World Number-Sense

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners recognize how numbers are used in number stories.  In this Rooster's Off To See the World lesson, students participate in the story. Learners complete a number activity and work on the computer to illustrate a number story. ...
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Today is Monday - Calendar Math

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students practice memorizing the seven days of the week and keeping them in order.  In this calendar lesson, students read aloud the book Today is Monday by Eric Carle, and create their own calendar style book using educational software....
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Pancakes, Pancakes!- Measuring

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students estimate measurements in real world problem situations. For this estimation lesson, students read the book Pancakes, Pancakes and estimate how many cups equal a pint, quart, and gallon. Students test their estimations by...
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Look and Listen: Exploring the Five Senses

For Teachers K
Students listen to Look by Jillian Cutting.  In this five senses literary lesson, students write an original version of the book using their own phrases and senses words, such as listen, touch, taste, smell. Students identify sight words.
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A Home for Lars

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore animal characteristics by researching polar bears. In this habitat lesson, students read the story Ahoy There, Little Polar Bear and identify the needs of a polar bear on Earth. Students view a 10 minute PowerPoint...
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Complete Metamorphosis in Butterflies

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders identify pictures of complete metamorphosis. They see butterflies in every stage of metamorphosis, write down what they see each day and write a paragraph explaining what happens in each stage of complete metamorphosis in...
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The Birth of a Butterfly

For Teachers K
Students explore the life cycle of a butterfly. In this butterfly instructional activity, students visit Internet websites, observe a live butterfly culture, and examine pictures of the stages of the butterfly life cycle in order to...
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Butterfly Bonanza

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students describe life cycle of the butterfly after reading and singing about butterflies.
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Paper Art

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate the various techniques that studenT book illustrators utilize such as paper collage, die-cut pages, and object stencils for relief printing.
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Classifying Transportation Objects

For Teachers K
Students discuss different modes of transportation, then sort, classify, and label transportation items by various attributes.
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Classifying transportation objects

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students sort and classify transportation items. In this transportation items lesson plan, students work in groups to sort them by their characteristics and attributes and list them as a class.
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Oh, The Places I Will Go!

For Teachers 1st
First graders write sentences. In this future dreams lesson, 1st graders read Oh, the Places You'll Go!and discuss places they would like to go to. Students write a few sentences about where they want to go and why. Students illustrate...
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Splitting Bears: Sequencing

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders review sequencing, reading "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." Students then predict what the book, "Berlioz the Bear" will be about, listen to the story and fill in the categories the teacher has written on the board:...