Enhancing Peer Relationships
Students work in pairs while addressing the social dilemma of who gets to be the leader and who follows, a common strain in relationships. They, in pairs, dance to a variety of music, each taking turns being the "leader" of the dance.
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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
Creating An Inclusive Environment
Students explore feelings and how to get along with others in a group. In this cooperative group lesson, students discuss what makes a good friend and steps to resolve differences between friends. Students role play various scenarios to...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Getting Down and Dirty: An Exploration of the 1930's
Students complete an exploration of the 1930s. Using artwork and primary source documents, they compare, contrast and identify cause and effect relationships in the events of the decade. They discover how the events then affect people...
K - 8th Social Studies & History
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage
Students explore world cultures by cooking food in class. In this Hispanic heritage lesson, students discuss the geographic locations of most Hispanic people, the music they listen to and the food they eat. Students read several Hispanic...
K - 1st Social Studies & History