First graders take turns in the hot seat getting interviewed on their likes and dislikes. They can also practice conducting the interviews. They discuss the similarities and differences of their answers and consider what makes them each unique.
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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
Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
3 mins 1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Holi, Easter, Fassika, Sham El Nessim, and Earth Day are all springtime events that celebrate renewal and hope. Explore how different cultures celebrate the spring season with a three-step lesson plan that incorporates research, social...
1st - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Everybody Is Unique: A Lesson in Respect for Others' Differences
Learners of all ages talk about the meaning of the word "unique," and draw a truly unique person, one part at a time. They create a totally unique person, with a head drawn by one student, a torso drawn by another student, and lower body...
K - 8th English Language Arts
New Review Community
What is a community? Find out with a lesson that sheds light onto the different types of communities—school, local, and global. Scholars read informational text detailing the life of a young girl from Cape Verde and take part in a...
K - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Similarities and Differences
Young learners listen to or read a story about how we are all the same and yet we are all different. They share information about themselves with the class. Learners graph the class according to their different attributes, likes,...
K - 2nd English Language Arts