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Bring Read-to-Learn Activities into Your Classroom

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Shift your instruction from teacher-centered to student-centered, which requires learners to do the heavy lifting.
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Whole Language Reading: Pumpkin Pie Baking Activity

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Fill your classroom with the delicious aroma of freshly baked pumpkin pie using this fun language arts lesson. Beginning with a class reading of the book Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman, learners practice identifying rhyming words, making...
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Use The Polar Express to Develop Rich and Detailed Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Bring The Polar Express into your middle school classroom to spark the creativity of your emerging writers.
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What Can Your Class Do?

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Inspire scholars to do their part for planet Earth with a read-aloud of Dr. Seuss's The Lorax, and variety of activities designed to boost the environmental activist in us all. Activities include writing poems about the Earth, sorting...
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Engineered Sports

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
After reading to learn about golf ball aerodynamics, eager engineers put their minds together to apply their new knowledge to an aerospace design challenge. Additionally, they work in teams to predict and test the bounce heights of...
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For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Family traditions are the focus of a lesson that explores the lives of children in India and those in your classroom. Scholars examine their own family roles and traditions, then respond to an informative text detailing a young girl's...
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Get Your Organisms Organized

For Teachers 6th Standards
From large to small, show your class how to organize them all! Included within the guide is everything you need to take their knowledge of classification from the cellular to the species level. The worksheets focus on building vocabulary...
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Ideas for Using Current Event Articles in the Science Classroom

For Teachers 6th - 12th
It is important that future responsible scientists and citizens are able to read and analyze scientific literature. Here you will find four ideas for bringing current science event articles into your classroom. Suggestions range from...
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Abraham Lincoln Reading Comprehension—The Presidential Years (Part 4)

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
How do you bring a nation back together after there is civil war? Readers learn how the United States Civil War concluded with a passage focused on the latter part of Abraham Lincoln's presidency. Multiple choice questions check pupils'...
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Integrating Skills: Authentic Teaching Best Prepares Students for an Authentic Assessment

For Teachers 11th - 12th
What's the best way to learn Spanish? The instruction needs to be authentic and provide more opportunities for real-life Spanish practice. Read this article for some ideas of how you can bring this practice into your classroom or school!
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Food Labels: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Bring awareness to the ingredients scholars ingest daily with two lessons that look deeply into food labels. The first instructional activity explores the difference between processed and fresh foods while the second instructional...
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Let’s Look Around!: Challenge Activities (Theme 3)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Let's Look Around! is the theme of a unit that offers a plethora of challenge activities. Enhance your scholars' learning experiences and reinforce concepts with activities such as writing a book about farm animals, an imaginary place,...
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Covering Your Bases: Rhyming, Ordering, and Recapping

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
After reading the poem, Casey at the Bat by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, scholars examine each stanza in order to complete the challenge—organizing stanzas to recreate the poem in its correct order. A grand conversation follows the activity...
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Colonial America and The American Revolution

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How did the founding of the American colonies lead to a revolution? Use the essential question and sample activities to guide learners through a series of history lessons. Additionally, the packet includes effective strategies to...
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Shared Reading Activities

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Shared reading is a way to bond together as a family and learn key literature concepts. Great for parents or teachers who want to bring the shared reading experience into the home or classroom. The article offers several tips on what you...
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Fourth of July (Grades 3-5)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Bring history to life for your young scholars with a Fourth of July lesson series. After a class reading of the Declaration of Independence, students translate this pivotal document into layman's terms before working in small groups to...
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The Lorax's Earth Day

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Add a touch of Dr. Seuss whimsy to your Earth Day celebration with six pages consisting of Earth-friendly, inspiring, and engaging activities designed to enhance the beauty of your school campus and showcase the famous story, The Lorax. 
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Technology Resources for the Social Studies Classroom

For Teachers Higher Ed
Looking for ways to increase engagement by bringing technology into your elementary social studies class? Teachers are introduced to the technology resources available for social studies and then they show their students specific...
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Star of the Week

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Encourage good behavior and effort in your class and promote positive reinforcement among classmates by picking a "Star of the Week" throughout the school year. This set of printables will help to get you started!
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Rejoice Christ is Born

For Students K - 3rd
Learn the story of the birth of Jesus Christ with a nativity lesson. The resource provides everything you need to create a file folder nativity scene, coloring book, mini book, and construction paper North Star.
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Acid Rain

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Create a simulation of acid rain in your classroom with lemon juice and bean plants to help kids study the effects of pollution on plants. In addition, learners will listen to a story and write responses based on guiding questions.
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Beyond the Story: A Dickens of a Party

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's time to party like it's 1899! Incorporate a research-based celebration of the Victorian Era into your unit on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. After learners read the novella or view a production of the play, they craft a...
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Veterans Day

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Teaching class members all about the importance and meaning behind Veterans Day with an informative resource. Pupils complete a classroom activity guide and individual research to learn more about the brave men and women who defend the...
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Women’s Rights in Iraq

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Through guided discussions and collaborative activities, your class members will not only have the opportunity to learn more about the rights of women in Iraq, but they will also consider common misconceptions of Islam and examine the...