In this graphic organizer worksheet, students will use a chart to organize their information into 3 columns: what I know, want to learn, and what I learned.
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Are your pupils effective online searchers? Improve their skills with the ideas presented here. After completing a KWL chart about strategic searching, class members pick up a five-step strategy for searching online. For practice, pupils...
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
The Power of Nonviolence: What Is Nonviolence? What Does It Cost?
Your young learners will delve into the language of primary source documents in order to identify the characteristics, benefits, and costs of nonviolence. The lesson includes a mix of activities, including an anticipatory activity,...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Worms: A Farmer's Best Friend
The earthworms on your school campus are an educational resource! Youngsters learn about the benefits worms bring to farmers, and listen to a book revealing the interesting truth about these slimy annelids (titles recommended). Then,...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Exploring Plagiarism, Copyright, and Paraphrasing
Plagiarism, copyright, and fair use are the focus of a three-part instructional activity designed to inform scholars of how to properly cite others' work. First, pupils use a KWL chart to begin thinking and discussing plagiarism. They...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Applying KWL Guides to Sources with Elementary Students
What is a KWL chart? Here is a well thought-out lesson that has learners use KWL charts to gain historical perspective. Your class examines primary sources about historical events and identifies what they know, want to know, and,...
2nd - 7th Social Studies & History
Lesson Two: The Earth, Introductory Activities
Determine what young pupils already know about earth science with a brainstorming activity. After class members work together to complete a KWL chart about the Earth, they craft an acrostic poem to demonstrate their understanding.
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable