Career Investigators - Jobs of Family Members
Students investigate the concept of a job and how they can differ for each household. They examine a tool box filled with different tools and identify the types of jobs could be done with them. Then the teacher conducts a class discussion.
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Building Relationships: The Orphan of Ellis Island
Family and friendship are two very important themes of the historical fiction novel The Orphan of Ellis Island by Elvira Woodruff. From video clips and writing prompts to reader's theater and family interviews, this resource provides...
K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
On September 11th, both men and women came to the rescue. Here, scholars learn about a woman firefighter who risked her life to help victims on the traumatic day. Pupils discuss how firefighters are often portrayed as men, and that woman...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Can Girls Be Plumbers? And Other Gender Stereotypes
Students realize the effects of stereotypes by collaboratively creating a chart with the rest of their class. In this equality lesson, students demonstrate stereotypes by collaborating on a jobs chart and matching pictures of people they...
K - 5th 21st Century Skills
Piggybook: A Read4Health Lesson Plan
"You are pigs." With those three simple words, the lives of the Piggott family were changed forever. Read aloud the children's story Piggybook by Anthony Browne and teach your class the importance of personal responsibility, learning...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable