Hole Punch Names
Students, after the teacher writes their names on a half of sheet of construction paper, trace their name with glue and put different colors of small circles on the glue to make their name.
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Tell Tales: Reconstructing A Personal Tell
A two-week exploration of archaeology is here for you. In an exquisite instructional activity, sixth graders spend many days studying how archaeologists learn about ancient cultures by studying their artifacts. They watch streamed video,...
6th English Language Arts
The Greatest Educational Change America Has Ever Seen
Here is one of the best resources I've come across in quite a while. It's a series of six lesson plans produced by the US Government that have to do with the State Quarters. The titles of the six lessons are: Double Your Money!, How...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Create a Lotus Lantern for the Lotus Lantern Festival
The Koren Lotus Lantern Festival, also known as Yeondeunghoe celebrates the birth of the Buddha. It is also the topic of a wonderful art-based lesson. The class discusses the significance of the lotus in relation to the story of the...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Hieroglyphic Cartouche Pendants
In ancient Egypt, mummified bodies were embellished with elaborate cartouches housing the name of the deceased. Elementary artists can read all about Egyptian burial practices then create a cartouche of their own using clay and real...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts