Students read the story "Flat Stanley", create their own Flat Stanley, and mail it requesting postcards back.
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Democracy in Action: Freedom Riders
This is a must-have resource for every social studies teacher covering the civil rights movement. Through an engaging video and detailed viewing guide, young historians learn about the Freedom Riders, and discover how everyday...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Infection Game: The Shape of Change
Encourage the spread of knowledge in your class with this cross-curricular epidemic simulation. Pulling together science, social studies, and math, this instructional activity engages students in modeling the spread of infectious...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Out of Old England in the 1630s-Flat Me Project
Students write letters to penpals. In this geography/literacy lesson, students become penpals with a classroom in England to learn about customs and society across the ocean. Flat Stanley by Will Holton is read aloud, and students...
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Flat Stanley Travels to U.S. Regions
Fourth Graders read the book Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown. In the story a bulletin board flattens the main character. He is then sent in an envelope to a friend in California. During a fantasy genre language arts unit, groups of students...
4th English Language Arts
The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Taking a Trip Through the Regions
Young scholars identify the location and characteristics of different regions throughout the world. Using this information, they compare and contrast the regions and discover how they change over time. They use the internet to research a...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History