Koala Lou: A Lesson on Love From Australia
Students will learn how family members can help and support each other as they listen to the story Koala Lou by Mem Fox. They will also learn about Australia as they study the animals illustrated in the book.
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Memorial Day Lesson
From where did Memorial Day originate, and how does it differ from Veterans Day? Offer pupils a great lesson on the history of this important national holiday in the United States, utilizing best teaching practices throughout, such as...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Why Koala Has a Stumpy Tail
Learn about the animals of Australia with a language arts lesson about an Australian folktale called, Why Koala Has a Stumpy Tail. After reading the story as a class, kids discuss events and characters from the book, retell the story to...
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
All Together Now: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)
All Together Now is the theme of this series of ESL lessons. Provide support to your language learners through games, role play, stories, and discussions all about greeting others, giving commands, telling about themselves, and being...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Planning Support and Sample Lesson
Give guided reading lesson plans a makeover with a sample lesson plan designed to meet the needs of your early readers. The sample lesson is divided into three sections: before, during, and after reading. The model then extends to a...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon
Help to create the next generation of friends with a lesson about accepting people who are different. As kids read Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon, they answer a series of discussion questions and activities about making friends with others.
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Read-Aloud Lesson: Officer Buckle and Gloria
The children's book Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann is a great story for teaching young learners about teamwork and the importance of following rules. In a detailed, read-aloud lesson, children learn to use both the words and...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Civil Rights Lesson Plan: Tracking History Through Timelines
Use the accompanying assessment to determine your class's prior knowledge on Martin Luther King, Jr. before beginning a lesson on the famous civil rights movement leader. The resource has young historians thinking about life for African...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss Lesson Plan
Celebrate the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss with a instructional activity that features the memorable tale of The Lorax. After listening to a riveting read-aloud, scholars take part in a grand conversation about the story and environment....
1st - 2nd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Abe Lincoln Remembers Lesson Plan
Discover the life of Abraham Lincoln with help from the story Abe Lincoln Remembers by Ann Turner. After listening carefully, scholars reflect on what they deem as Lincoln's most influential life event and how it relates to them,...
Pre-K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable