Dealing With Disagreements
Second graders investigate disagreement resolution strategies by completing a word search game. They decide on which strategies could be used in specified situations after brainstorming a list of conflict resolution strategies.
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What's It All Have to Do With Me? Using Local History to Connect Students to National Events
Students examine the differences between primary and secondary documents. In this primary and secondary source lesson, students examine three distinct sets of primary and secondary sources dealing with the eagle as a national symbol....
1st - 5th English Language Arts
A Research Toolkit of 12 Reading Strategies for the Foreign Language Classroom
Learning to read is not a simple task, but there are methods for assisting pupils as they develop literacy skills. The first four pages of this resource include information about language development and reading development, as well as...
1st - 12th English Language Arts
Looking for a Windshield Experience
Students identify American geography by participating in a national parks activity. In this road trip instructional activity, students view the Ken Burns documentary "National Parks" and identify the importance of automobiles in the park...
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Continuing Gandhi's Legacy of Cross-Cultural Understanding: Central Asia and the Middle East
Students investigate the lifestyle of Gandhi by creating a Venn Diagram. In this biographical lesson, students compare the philosophies of Martin Luther King Jr. and Gandhi while discussing their teaching methods. Students utilize the...
K - 3rd 21st Century Skills
ABC, I Believe - Beware of the Dogs
Students discover the importance of NOT getting involved in someone else's fight and NOT to getting others involved in their fights. In this beware of the dogs lesson plan, students read the Bible verse: Proverbs 26:17 and participate in...
Pre-K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: I Can See Clearly Now Practicing Careful Observation
Poetry and art analysis go hand-in-hand. In groups, youngsters analyze a landscape painting, making careful observations. They use details found in the painting to inspire an original poem. The poem must include at least three objects...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts