Students set, and attain a goal using a daruma, a Japanese folk toy.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
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
Kids Voting USA: K-2 Classroom Activities
Address both social studies and critical reading skills with a resource dedicated to the voting process, the American democracy, and the ability to evaluate information in order to develop a stance on an issue. Each themed activity set...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How to Achieve Your Financial Goals
Students explore economics by creating a budget. In this financial goal setting lesson, students investigate their use of time by completing a worksheet. Students identify financial goals they would like to achieve in the next several...
2nd - 5th 21st Century Skills
What is a Philanthropist?
What does a philanthropist do? Help your class explore philanthropy using character development and literacy ideas. Learners will define and give examples of philanthropy, listen to The Lion and the Mouse, discuss how the characters help...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Setting: Taking a 'Picture Walk'
Students in a special education class identify the setting in various photographs. Using the photo, they share what they believe is going on and what the characters are doing. They use the internet to choose pictures from a historical...
K - 4th English Language Arts
Creating Community in the Classroom: Part 2 (Cooperative Planning)
Create a supportive environment. Get your learners to work together cooperatively by making and keeping goals. The goal of this instructional activity is to build a classroom community through goal-setting, decision-making, and positive...
K - 8th Social Studies & History