KWL Chart - Classroom Procedures
In this graphic organizer activity, students complete a KWL chart about classroom procedures. They fill the chart with ideas about what they know about classroom procedures, what they want to learn, and what they learned.
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Menasha History: Change Over Time
Learners explore nonfiction text features. In this Menasha, Wisconsin geography and nonfiction comprehension instructional activity, students share phrases for the "K" and "W" portion of a KWL chart about Menasha. Learners complete a KWL...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Every Picture Tells a Story: The Great Depression
Every picture really does tell a story. Start the day by reading select passages from Children of the Orphan Train and discussing your listeners' initial feelings. Then, pair a KWL with a YouTube video (attached here). Then, using these...
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Abraham Lincoln and historyplace.com
Bernard Waber’s, Just Like Abraham Lincoln, begins a study of Lincoln's life. Young historians add facts to a KWL chart, generate a “What we want to know” list, and use the Historyplace website to gather information. Primary learners...
K - 4th Social Studies & History
Civil War Animal Mascots
A pet can offer comfort, friendship, and loyalty in the most stressful of situations. Here is a lesson plan that explores the important role animals played during the Civil War. Class members read informative texts, complete a KWL chart,...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Living With Rules
Young children explore the concept of the Golden Rule in this fun primary grade lesson. To begin, the class sings the song "The Lion and the Mouse" before discussing what the Golden Rule means and how it applies to daily life. This...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable