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About Frogs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Following a reading of Frogs by Gail Gibbons, young scientists write about one fact they learned from the reading to include in a class book about frog facts. Class members illustrate their sentences and add a title page and a table of...
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Lesson: The Shadow Spirit Sidekick

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Who doesn't need a sidekick or protective spell? Kids examine a clay vessel from ancient Colombia as they discuss the idea of sidekicks or protective magic. They then illustrate a comic strip that represents the concept of protection in...
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Ag Libs

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
What do farmers do? Introduce young agriculturists to this booming industry in a fun way, incorporating multiple studies and learning styles. Scholars read (or listen to) a brief informational text about the role of American farmers,...
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Similar Similes

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Investigate with your class how similes are figures of speech that use the words as and like as visual terms. They use this knowledge to complete a worksheet where they write some similes of their own. Be sure to download the attached...
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Folktale Fun

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Use centers to support study of folktales and writing. A "Jack Tale" refers to a retelling of the classic fairy tale "Jack and the Bean Stalk." Pupils rotate through literature centers in groups. They listen to a "Jack Tale," revise a...
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Squiggles

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Young writers use their own creative vision and talent to turn a squiggle into a masterpiece. After listening to the book Squiggles, by Carole Lexa Schafer, class members create a squiggle, add color and details, and draft their story in...
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The Stolen Smell

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read the story The Stolen Smell and participate in many language arts based activity connected to the story. They participate in discussions, vocabulary work, analyzing the story, public speaking, illustrating pictures,...
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Chinese Folktales: An Illustrating Activity

For Teachers 2nd
In need of a really good lesson that incorporates literature, art, and cultural themes? After hearing a traditional Chinese folktale and discussing cultural themes and symbolism, learners create original illustrations for the story. This...
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Tribes and Colonists

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Native American culture and lifestyle in colonial America are the backdrop for these tasks aimed at improving writing and research skills. Young researchers use graphic organizers, journals, creative writing through story telling,...
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Illustrating Student Writing in Grades 1-3

For Teachers K - 5th
Students depict story elements in a visual medium, exhibit creativity through the completion of the drawn image, and practice computer skills. They use Microsoft Word to write about who they would like to meet, using Microsoft Paint they...
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Why Is Water Important?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students conceptualize and communicate ideas about the many varied and important uses of water. They create original art reflecting their ideas. Students write and read orally a sentence describing their illustration.
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Follow the Firefly

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students read stories and create a replica of their main character by using "Neon Twistables." They fold several sheets of paper and create several scenes from their book. Students create a booklet, place a title on it, and design an...
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Fairytale Fabrics

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students read fairy tales and folk tales and discuss the facts of each story. After reading their favorite story, they create original illustrations on heavy fabric or canvas using fabric markets. Students depict as many scenes as...
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Main Idea in a Story

For Teachers K - 2nd
Identify the main idea in a story! Young learners listen to a story of your choosing and, through guiding questions and class discussion, create a title that captures the main idea. After writing their story title on a sheet of paper,...
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Roger the Rock

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Here is a creative way to assess your geologists' grasp of the rock cycle: have them write and illustrate a children's book in which the main character journeys though his life, i.e. the rock cycle! A brief student instruction sheet and...
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Pretty Plants Point of View

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young poets use Kidspiration to draw a flower, personify the flower, and write a poem from the flower's point of view. Sharing these poems in small groups will reinforce learners' knowledge of personification. 
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Endangered Animals

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Introduce young learners to endangered animals. They write a report of an endangered animal and create an illustration for their report. They create a poster for their report as well and present it to the class.
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Magical and Mystical Details

For Teachers 1st Standards
Identify magical and mystical details in the tales The Legend of Bluebonnet and The Legend of Old Befana. Talk about seemingly impossible details and illustrations in order to demonstrate the qualities of legend and magic. Encourage...
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The Power of Poetry

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read several poems and choose one to create a Powerpoint presentation. They create original illustration for the poems and use graphics from software resources. Students are then are given jobs in order to create a...
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Ratio, Proportion & Percent

For Students 5th - 6th
In this ratio, proportion and percent worksheet, students solve and complete 10 different problems that include determining the ratio, proportion and percent of given numbers. First, they complete the chart as instructed noticing the...
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Figurate Numbers

For Students 6th - 7th
In this figurate numbers worksheet, students identify and complete 10 different patterns that include figurate numbers. First, they study each of the patterns shown and complete the chart at the bottom. Then, students draw the triangular...
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I Am a Storyteller

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Choose a book (preferably about following directions and listening) and examine the parts with beginning readers. They listen as you introduce the title, author, and illustrator, then read the story. Although the different parts of this...
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Nature

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Discuss what makes a myth with your class as you read two titles that exemplify the genre. Two myths that explain events in nature are read and charted, focusing on details from the text. The lesson culminates in a practice activity...
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Landforms

For Students 4th - 6th
In this landforms worksheet, students read the landforms of plateau, river, riverbank, valley, and volcano, fill in the blanks for the description, write the cause and draw a picture of it. Students complete this for 5 landforms.