Isla Story Map and Time-line
Fourth graders arrange five major events from the story Isla in correct order on a quiz. They represent the sequence of at least five story events through a story map based on the book, Isla.
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Journeys: Challenge Activities (Theme 1)
This nine-page packet, the first in the series of support materials for the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt thematic units on journeys, contains enrichment activities for learners who have mastered the basic concepts of the lessons. Kids...
4th English Language Arts
Reading Activities Using Bloom's Taxonomy
This short, yet effective, presentation gives pupils many great tips on increasing their enjoyment of what they read and improving their comprehension. The categories of tips include analyzing, remembering, understanding, applying,...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Carbondale: The Biography of a Coal Town
Students use a brief history of the growth and decline of the anthracite region in the state to create a photograph and map "peak shaped" time line. They practice map and photo analysis strategies to "read" photographs and maps.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Dia de la Raza - What is El Dia de la Raza?
Students research and write about Christopher Columbus, his voyages, and his impact on the Native Americans. In this Christopher Columbus lesson, students work at stations where they learn vocabulary, perform Reader's Theatre, work with...
4th - 5th English Language Arts
A Digital Family Tree Trip Through Time
Students research their family history by creating a family tree and using online tools. In this family tree lesson plan, students use bubbl.us to research their biographical information and web the data. Students create timelines for...
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills