Bundles of Memories
Fourth graders plan and organize items to be contained in their own bundles. They apply knowledge of immigrants' plight to their own lives. They gain awareness of immigrants' situations.
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr
Students read about Japan, match vocabulary with definitions about Japan, eat food, make Carp Kites, and more having to do with Japan. In this Japan lesson plan, students also make origami and answer short answer questions.
4th - 10th Social Studies & History
How Women Earned a Living
Develop reading fluency while learning about what women did for work in the early 1900s. Class members learn a bit about the time period, study vocabulary, and read the text, "Piecework" by Marie Ganz, several times, eventually...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
I'm Still Scared: The War Years
Students read the story I'm Still Scared: The War Years, complete discussion questions, and activities about the book. In this war book lesson plan, students keep journals, write about being frightened, have a war veteran visit their...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Civil Rights in America
Civil Rights in America is the theme of this 2014 packet of materials prepared for Florida's Black History Month studies. Class members examine news reports and images of key civil rights leaders and events during the struggle for equal...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Simple Machines and Modern Day Engineering Analogies
Students apply the mechanical advantages and problem-solving capabilities of six types of simple machines (wedge, wheel and axle, lever, inclined plane, screw, pulley) as they discuss modern structures in the spirit of the engineers and...
3rd - 5th Technology & Engineering