Find the Way
Fourth graders, after discussing different places to visit and being given a map of Indiana, draw the route to his/her destination within Indiana. They tell the directions in their own words and formulate pertinent questions to ask along the way.
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Find Your Way Through Trade: It's Just Not Fair
Students discover fair trading in an economy. In this economics instructional activity, students participate in a role playing game in which they must trade their goods with the government in an unfair market. Students discuss the lack...
3rd - 7th Math
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
A Teacher's Guide to The Polar Express
Put on your hats and mittens, button your coat and lace your boots, its time for a trip on The Polar Express. Designed with both primary and upper-grade learners in mind, this resource provides lessons and activities that use this...
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Self-Empowerment of Harriet Jacobs
After reading Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, one of the most famous slave narratives of all time, learners imagine what it would have been like to experience the small dimensions of her hiding space. They then...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable