Create a Picture Dictionary
Fourth graders, upon researching several specific websites, create a picture dictionary about Pennsylvania's trees and forests. They display their pictures dictionaries in a classroom activity center for all to observe.
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Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
3 mins 1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Idea Book – For Creating Lessons and Units About American Indians
Augment a unit on the traditions and legacies of Native Americans with an informational packet. With pages that detail the tribal origins of commonly used words, a list of ways that Native American customs influenced American democracy,...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Help your kids learn their vocabulary with a lesson plan and graphic organizer. After receiving a list of new vocabulary words, learners look up the definitions in dictionaries and fill in the worksheet. Additionally, they include a...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Perez's self-sustaining Town
Students become town planners and architects. They take ownership and an active role in the project by creating a perfect, functional and self=sustaining town. They research the function and contribution of their assigned building to the...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts