Expedition to the Poles
Young scholars pretend they have just returned from a year in the Arctic or Antarctic. They examine Web sites about these regions and expeditions to them, and create posters illustrating their experiences. They conclude by writing paragraphs.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 15 Downloads
The Chesapeake Bay in Captain John Smith's Time
When Captain John Smith visited the Chesapeake Bay in the summer of 1608, what types of animals and habitats did he encounter? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents to answer this question, as well as compare the...
4th - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
From Claws to Jaws: Atlantic Regions of the United States
Learners explore New England, Mid-Atlantic, and southeastern regions of the United States. In this social studies thematic unit, students research a state and make a regional quilt. Learners wrte a book report and read two novels whose...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Give Me Liberty or Give Me Freedom
Welcome to America, the land of liberty and freedom. Examine the ways in which the terms liberty and freedom have been used in the United States. After researching and analyzing quotations from the past and present, students create an...
5th - 12th English Language Arts
NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan 2009
Construct a personal journey time-line. First, learners explore the travels of Tweega, the giraffe, in the book Chee-Lin, A Giraffe's Journey by James Rumford. Then they compare and contrast regions in the story and reflect on their own...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History