Job Twister: A Lesson in Career Competency
First graders discuss importance of working together, develop an awareness of the importance of personal responsibility and good work habits, and develop an awareness of how work relates to the needs and functions of a home.
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Exploring Community Responsibility: The Web of My Community
Encourage class members to get involved in their community with a lesson that highlights the benefits of helping others. Through grand conversation and a visual aid that sheds light on the interconnectedness within community service,...
K - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Doing Our Share
Whether at home or in the classroom, each member of a community has certain responsibilities they must tend to. With the help of the children's story Piggybook by Anthony Browne, kids learn how to assign jobs in a fair and safe manner...
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How Can We Help Other Children With Literacy
Students investigate literacy in other communities and how they can contribute to a smarter society. In this English language lesson, students discuss the difficulties for some countries to obtain reading and writing resources for their...
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Thomas Edison: The Wizard of Menlo Park
What would change in your daily life due to a power outage? Here, learners explore the inventions brought to us by the one and only, Thomas Edison, and imagine a day without them. Scholars take part in a grand conversation and write a...
1st - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Stick Horse Rodeo
Yee-haw! Youngsters read all about the history of rodeos in a brief informational text, which has select vocabulary words defined within the lesson. After learning about the various events, they choose one and create a poster advertising...
K - 3rd Physical Education CCSS: Designed
States of Matter: Playdough Holiday Ornament Art Lesson
Though there are few procedural details here, you can use this activity to reinforce learning about states of matter in primary grade science, incorporate tactile approaches to engage more learners, develop fine motor skills, and have a...
K - 2nd Science