Create an Island Community
Second graders work in cooperative group to create their own island. They must include the geographical features of their island, the type of life forms, and the basic needs for survival.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Sochi 2014 Mascots
Get to know the mascots for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics with this fun, cooperative art activity. Start by introducing the new mascots and comparing them with those form previous years. Consider using a Venn diagram to record...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
3 mins 1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Wonderful worksheets and activities complementing six sequential lessons are what you'll find in this unit on folklore. Pupils create folktales using literary devices and included story starters, compare and contrast different folklores,...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
As the Kids Come and Go: Mapping a Classroom
Map the classroom with your kids to help them understand how maps work and how to read them. The lesson starts off with a story about animals living and moving around the globe, and then kids create maps of their classroom to show how...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Creating Community in the Classroom: Part 2 (Cooperative Planning)
Create a supportive environment. Get your students to work together cooperatively by making and keeping goals. The goal of this activity is to build a classroom community through goal-setting, decision-making, and positive reinforcement.
K - 8th Social Studies & History
Cruise Icebergs and Islands
Students research cruise ships and their different destinations. They conduct research on how cruise ships are built and operated, then using a variety of craft materials design and create a ship and destination for their ship. Students...
1st - 6th Social Studies & History