Students explore the history of agriculture and develop a personal connection to agriculture. Students investigate how farming practices have evolved through the years and create poetry relating to harvest.
6 Views 32 Downloads
Go Fish! Exploring The Tragedy of the Commons
Students discover what happens when people take advantage of shared resources. In this ecology lesson, students explore "The Tragedy of the Commons" by playing a role playing simulation game in small groups. Students soon discover the...
3rd - 4th Science
The Talking Stick and The Tree of Gratefulness
Learning how to engage in a thoughtful and respectful discussion is key to developing skills for a collaborative work environment. Learners discuss how Native Americans used talking sticks as a way to help discussions run smoothly. Each...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
You Are the Historian: Investigating the First Thanksgiving
Students examine the facts and myths that surround the "First Thanksgiving" (the harvest celebration of 1621) at Plimoth Colony. They study the role that historians play in the collection and dissemination of history and use their...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Thinking About Thanksgiving: Lessons Across the Curriculum
Bring two integrated curriculum resources about Thanksgiving to an elementary social studies unit. The first activity focuses on Squanto's contributions to the early Pilgrims' survival with a gardening activity in which learners add fish...
K - 8th Math
What is a Haiku? How Do You Write a Haiku?
Haiku poetry is explored in this language arts instructional activity. Yong readers identify the characteristics of haiku and read several examples. Students make connections between their study of Japan and the poetic form of haiku, and...
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History