Houses and Communities
Students examine homes and shelter around the world. They compare their own home to other homes, develop a Venn diagram, define shelter, create a cutout of a home, and write about the value of having a home.
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Patriot Day September 11, 2011
While many of our students may recognize the date of September 11, 2001 in the United States, most will not be able to personally recall what transpired. On Patriot Day, introduce your young learners to the events, aftermath, and...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
My Online Community
The Internet isn't a place, but it is made up of real people. As your students will find out, it is a way to connect people and ideas to build a larger and more global community. They'll draw, discuss, and explore vocabulary as they...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
When Were Houses in our Locality Built?
Take a look at the types of houses to determine when they may have been built. This UK-based slide-show shows houses common to Great Britain such as, Tudor, Victorian, 1930's, and Modern styles. This could be used as a compare and...
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Pets are Popular with U.S. Presidents
Students discuss their pets and read about pets that have lived in the White House. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a vocabulary activity and pet survey, then the students read the news article and...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History