Finding Your Way Around the I & M Canal
Fifth graders utilize a map of the I&M Canal (imbedded in this plan), and perform a series of tasks. They calculate distance, find specific points of interest and solve a set of story problems about the canal.
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Whitewater Canal State Historic Site
If you happen to live in Indiana, or a neighboring state, and are planning a field trip to the Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, then this lesson plan will suit your needs quite well. In it, suggestions for activities before, during,...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
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
Fraction Equivalence, Ordering, and Operations
Need a unit to teach fractions to fourth graders? Look no further than this well-developed and thorough set of lessons that takes teachers through all steps of planning, implementing, and assessing their lessons. Divided into eight...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Initial Fraction Ideas Lesson 20: Overview
Whether you're measuring the ingredients for a recipe or splitting pizza between some friends, fractions are everywhere. Teach young mathematicians how to add fractions in order to solve real-world problems with this elementary math lesson.
3rd - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable