I'm Just a Bill
Third graders map out the steps taken in order to become a law and they draw a map displaying these steps.
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Power Pack: Lessons in Civics, Math, and Fine Arts
Newspaper in Education (NIE) Week honors the contributions of the newspaper and is celebrated in the resource within a civics, mathematics, and fine arts setting. The resource represents every grade from 3rd to 12th with questions and...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Just Lookin' For a Home
What is a boll weevil? Your class can find out that and more by following the activities included here. Pupils read an article, sing a boll weevil song, add to the song with their own original lyrics, illustrate the song, study the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Lesson 1: The Importance of Rules in Our Country and in Our Classroom
Explore the importance of rules in a community with the engaging first lesson of this series on the US government. To begin, children play a paper clip game that requires them to make up their own rules as they go, after which the...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History
Community Treasures (Rivers and Trees): An Integrated Curriculum Unit
Third graders demonstrate an understanding of geography and its effects on lifestyles and culture. Then they apply basic economic terms and principles and identify the United States government and history. Students also identify and...
3rd Social Studies & History
Just a Spoonful of Rights Makes the Responsibility Go 'Round
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson plan, students define rights and responsibilities. Students discuss the role of philanthropy in contributing to the common good. They also review historical...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Just a Spoonful of Rights Makes the Responsibility Go 'Round, Part 1
Students examine the rights and responsibilities of citizens in school and the community. They identify the core democratic values as well. They also relate the role of philanthropy in protecting its citizens.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History