A Look At a Caldecott Winner: "Tuesday" By David Weisner
Pupils read "Tuesday" by David Weisner and discuss his Caldecott winning artwork. They read a non-fiction book on frogs and use paper to make small frogs with pop-out tongues.
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Will the Real Abraham Lincoln Please Stand Up?
Engage young historians in learning about America's sixteenth president with this fun Reader's Theater script. The second play in this series puts a modern spin on learning about history, involving a game show where three contestants try...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Who Speaks for the Trees?
Help young conservationists appreciate the important role that trees play in ecosystems around the world with this collection of six engaging activities. From a shared reading and class discussion of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, to in an depth...
Pre-K - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Stick Horse Rodeo
Yee-haw! Youngsters read all about the history of rodeos in a brief informational text, which has select vocabulary words defined within the lesson. After learning about the various events, they choose one and create a poster advertising...
K - 3rd Physical Education CCSS: Designed
Peace Education | Wreath or Tree Craft
What is peace and what does it mean to our society? To understand why peace is celebrated and what character traits or concepts relate to the action of peace, learners engage in a discussion, story time, and a craft project. The lesson...
K - 5th Social Studies & History
Critical Thinking and Art with The Snowy Day
First graders read a story. In this illustrations lesson, 1st graders read The Snowy Day and discuss how it became a Caldecott winner for its illustrations. Students produce illustrations using similar methods to the illustrator Ezra...
1st English Language Arts