Diary Entry of a Costa Rican Child
Fourth graders create a diary entry typical to that of a Costa Rican child. Within this activity students should demonstrate what they have learned about Costa Rican Students, daily activities such as chores, school, and meals.
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Study Guide for Hatchet
Use this packet as a companion to your study of Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. The resource breaks the novel up into several chunks, and for each chunk provides activities, background information, vocabulary, graphic organizers, and response...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Mary Maverick and Texas History - Part 1
What's the difference between a diary and a memoir? Young historians explore the ramifications of this question as they learn how to use primary source materials to gain an understanding of life on the Texas frontier.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository,...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Japanese-Americans at Granada During World War II
Young historians develop an understanding of the plight of Japanese Americans who were imprisoned against their will during World War II. They read first-hand accounts of some of the prisoners, view images of the Amache Center Camp in...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Melba Pattillo and Ruby Bridges: Two Heroes of School Integration
Learners put themselves in the shoes of young scholars who integrated Little Rock High School in 1957-58. Note: The primary resources in this activity provide powerful and poignant descriptions of what those students faced.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Finding Problems In A Story
Learners categorize information into a problem/solving chart and examine the value of using a diary. In this problem solving and diary lesson, students read portions of Dear Mr. Henshaw, while they investigate the importance of keeping a...
4th - 6th English Language Arts