3-D Recycled Mayan Step Pyramid
Students create a step pyramid in 3-D recycled materials. They experience Mexico architecture to its highest levels of appreciation. Students detail paint their pyramid for a finishing touch of perfection.
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Mayan Mathematics and Architecture
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington, D.C.
Although this legislative process lesson is designed to accompany a specific text, it is valuable independently. Young learners participate in a picture walk (worksheet included) through My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington,...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Visualize 3-D Objects and Make Nets of Common Solids
In this 3-D objects and common solids learning exercise, students cut out and count the number of faces on several different types of boxes and make a cuboid from straws or a card. Kids fill out 4 different categories involving 5...
4th - 5th Math
Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
3 mins 1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Stamp Boxes or Jars: Recycled Art
With some canceled stamps, an old box, and some glue, learners create art from scraps. You save up or gather used postage stamps, the kids glue them onto a box or an old clean jar. All the steps needed to complete this project plus two...
Pre-K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts