"how To Think Like an Archaeologist" Suggested Pre-visit Activity for Historic Jamestowne
Young scholars study grocery receipts to simulate the archaeological activity of classifying items. They discuss the receipts as if they were find lists.
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George Washington Biopoem Activity
Honor George Washington on his birthday this year by writing a biopoem about the First President of the United States. The editable two-page document comes with a description on how to write a biopoem, as well as a worksheet template for...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Ten-Frames – A Games Approach to Number Sense
"How can you help students visualize numbers in a way that is compatible with our base-ten number system?" The answer is simple: use ten-frames. Whether they're being used as a part of classroom routines or as instructional tools, this...
K - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Creating a Historic Site
A historic site marks a place where a relevant historical event occurred, no matter how many people know about it. Small groups choose their own historical sites, including a place where a class member was born, or even a football field...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Historical Thinking Chart
Narrow down your questions about author perspective, historical context, and veracity of claims in a document with the help of a historical reading chart. Learners track the basics of the document along with advanced evaluation skills...
5th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
You Can Be an Innovator ... Like Henry Ford
Why did Henry Ford want to invent a car for the masses? Why did Henry Ford locate his factory in Detroit? Why did Henry Ford encourage the idea of a 5-day work week? Young innovators find the answers to these and other question in a unit...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Activity: An Experiment with Dice
Roll the dice with this activity and teach young mathematicians about probability. Record outcomes for rolling two number cubes in order to determine what is most likely to happen. Graph the data and investigate patterns in the results,...
3rd - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Convert Fractions/Decimals to Percents
In this easy-to-understand video, an instructor shows how to convert fractions to decimals, decimals to percentages, and fractions to percentages. After watching this film, the conversion process should be easier for your learners to grasp.
8 mins 4th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable