Group Turkey Wreath
Students practice the fine motor skills of cutting and rolling as they make a whole class Thanksgiving wreath. They cut strips of paper and roll them on a pencil to make curls to add to a turkey wreath.
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Reading Strategies for the Social Studies Class
Word splashes, read-draw-talk-write activities, exhibits. Middle schoolers use the Storypath approach to a unit study of America's concerns during the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Teams organize a 21st century world's fair,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Guide for Using A Christmas Carol in the Classroom
The materials in this 48-page packet are designed to supplement a unit study of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Included are vocabulary lists and activities, discussion questions and quizzes, book report ideas, a bibliography of...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Bearing the Torch: A Study of Ancient Greece
Second graders research Ancient Greece. In this Ancient Greece lesson plan, 2nd graders survey the geographical, historical, and cultural aspects of Greece. Students discover stories of Greek mythology and explore the beginning of the...
2nd Social Studies & History
Intermediate Level Christmas ESL Lesson Plan
Teach your English language learners about Christmas with a holiday lesson. Pupils read a brief informational text and complete a series of related activities that cover reading comprehension and vocabulary. They then discuss holidays...
3rd - 10th English Language Arts
The Meaning of America: Freedom and Religion
The United States of America was founded on firm ideals of both the pursuit of happiness and a spirit of reverence. Through a close reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The May-Pole of Merry Mount," you can examine what some consider was a...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed