Follow the Light
Learners investigate the role of lighthouses in navigation and practice the use of cardinal directions through reading activities, discussion, locating geographical features, and mapping lighthouses along the east coast of the United States.
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Tribute in Light
Grief, though heavy, can create beautiful works of art to ease the pain of loss and shock. Middle schoolers focus on the artistic Tribute in Light in response to the events of September 11, 2001, and create their own tributes to the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Cause and Effect: Light Clusters and Geography
After viewing a map of lights at night over a variety of geographic formations, young topographers connect the location of light clusters to geographic features that encourage human settlement. They list causes and effects of large...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
The Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip
Energize a shared reading of the Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip with this collection of supplemental materials. Whether your looking for discussion questions, reading comprehension worksheets, or writing prompts, this...
2nd - 4th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Thousand Points of Light
Students explore philanthropy in the United States. In this character education and U.S. history lesson, students analyze a quote from President G.W. Bush requesting that U.S. citizens put more time into service projects. Students view...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie -The Story
Students explore lighthouses in literature. In this reading lesson, students read Keep the Lights Burning, Annie as well as Birdie's Lighthouse. Students participate in pair/share activities regarding plot and literary devices. Student...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts