A Living Alphabet
Fifth graders pose to create the uppercase letters of the alphabet for digital photos. They use the photos and iPhoto to create an alphabet book with text.
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The Land and People Before Columbus
The major pre-Columbian settlements are studied in this excellente social studies instructional activity. Fifth graders explain how geography and climate influenced the way various nations lived and adjusted to the environment, and focus...
5th English Language Arts
Disability in the Media Lesson Plan: Braille
Students determine the workings of the Braille alphabet and how people with visual impairments learn how to use it. In this Braille instructional activity, students study the associated vocabulary, read about Helen Keller, and complete...
3rd - 5th Health
Section One: What is Biodiversity?
Four intriguing and scientific activities invite learners to explore the natural resources of their town. The activities cover concepts such as genetic traits, organizing species in a taxonomy, the differences between different species...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Learn from the Past, Create the Future: Inventions and Patents
3D printers, selfie sticks, smart watches. GPS, self-driving cars, YouTube. Imagine life without inventions. Believe it or not, these items were all invented in the last 10 years. Inventions, and the inventors responsible for them, are...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
My Alphabetical Autobiography
Design a pictorial autobiography using the letters of the alphabet. For each letter, writers select visual images that represent life events and interests. Younger writers add words or sentences of explanation while older writers narrate...
K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Very Voracious Animal Voices
Learners draw a picture of an original animal and then write a poem with words that begin only with the same first letter as the animal. Individually, they must decide how it might sound, where it lives and eats. To end the lesson, they...
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts