A Taste of Blackberries
Fourth graders participate in a shared reading of Doris Buchanan's, A Taste of Blackberries. They read about grief in the loss of a best friend and examine the skills of a responsible family member.
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How Fruits Store Energy: Science and Cooking Experiments
Students compare the ways plants and animals use and replenish energy. In this nutrition, plants, and cooking biology lesson, students perform a series of taste testing experiments to distinguish the differences between starches and...
3rd - 5th Science
How Plants Protect Themselves
Students explore plant life by examining plant anatomy. In this botany lesson, students read about the different plant protection systems such as textures, smells and strength. Students participate in a plant defense game as well as a...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Super Sentences & Perfect Paragraphs
An extensive collection of lessons and activities includes many writing, grammar, and proofreading exercises. With templates and worksheets that cover several steps in the writing process, from sentence to paragraph to essay, this...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
From Claws to Jaws: Atlantic Regions of the United States
Students explore New England, Mid-Atlantic, and southeastern regions of the United States. In this social studies thematic unit, students research a state and make a regional quilt. Students wrte a book report and read two novels whose...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Comparing/Contrasting Characters-A Taste of Blackberries
Chapter 1 of A Taste of Blueberries provides an opportunity for young readers to compare and contrast the two main characters in this story. Using a Venn diagram, readers locate similarities and differences between Jamie and the narrator...
4th - 6th English Language Arts