We found 2,391 reviewed resources for plains
Introduce Vocabulary: Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain (Aardema)
K - 3rd
The African plains come alive as scholars learn vocabulary in context through Verna Aardema's story Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain (tip: this strategy can be applied to any book). Precede reading by introducing the new words pupils...
1850-1874 Homestead Act Signed: The Challenges of The Plains
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Start a whole new life in a land known as the Wild Wild West! Learners analyze maps, personal accounts, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, songs, and video clips to uncover life under the Homestead Act. Using their new skills, class members role...
Sarah, Plain and Tall - Intro to Literature Circle jobs
3rd - 4th
Students read a book with each student having a specific job for the class. In this literature lesson, students read Sarah, Plain and Tall over 10 days, dividing up responsibilities for each student to make sure everyone understands the...
Sugar: Hiding in Plain Sight
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know that you can find added sugars in three-quarters of the foods you find in grocery stores? Invite your learners to consider how much sugar exists in the food products we eat on a day-to-day basis, as well as to learn about...
Lone Dog's Winter Count: Keeping History Alive
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What is oral tradition, and what unique tool did the Native Americans of the Northern Great Plains use to help them remember their complex histories? Through pictograph analysis, discussion, research, and an engaging hands-on activity,...
A Guide for Using Sarah, Plain and Tall and Journey in the Classroom
2nd - 4th
Patricia MacLachlan's Sarah, Plain and Tall and Journey are the focus of a teaching guide that provides a vast array of materials, activities, and teaching ideas. A must-have resource for classrooms that use these award-winning novels.