Comparing Polar Regions
Second graders read Little Penguin's Tale, by Audrey Wood, then read trade books and other informational texts about the Arctic and Antarctica and take notes as they read.
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Teaching and Learning with The Polar Express
Use a series of extension activities to enhance your class reading of Chris Van Allsburg's holiday classic, The Polar Express. From a biography of the author to filmed book reviews and research about the railroad, kids can take their...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts
Journey to Japan: An Elementary Geography Standards-Based Unit on Japan
Second graders compare and contrast Japanese customs and culture to those of Americans through research in this year long study. They determine the basic needs of all people in spite of cultural differences.
2nd English Language Arts
Friday and Friends: A Journey with Else Holmelund Minarik's Little Bear Stories for the Young Child
Students are read a series of stories with the use of puppets. For each story, they write their reflections and share them with the class. They discuss why it is important to be social with others and create their own invitation to...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts