Creative Kite Writing
For this story starter worksheet, students enjoy looking at a colorful border of kites, with writing space in the middle. Students write about their "first flight".
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Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Art to Zoo: Kiting Up The Sky: The Vehicles of Understanding
Young scholars gain perspective on the importance of kites by reading about and discussing how kites have been used throughout history. For this kite exploration lesson, students follow instructions to construct a kite to assist them in...
1st - 6th Science
If You Give...Series Teaching Guide
If you give teachers a few good ideas, they can really bring a story to life. Included in this resource are dozens of activities to use as your class reads books in the If You Give... series. From holding puppet shows and creating comic...
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
How Owly And Wormy Became Friends: Using a Silent Comic To Inspire Creative Writing
Students view a wordless comic before using it as a story starter. They access a story that uses the same characters at a website in order to better understand the nature of the characters. They write a story inspired by the comic and...
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts