Illuminate Your School Name
Sixth graders discover history of illuminated manuscripts, illustrate their school name in style of illuminated manuscript, explore illustrations from the Book of Kells, and examine life of a scribe.
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Veterans Day – Elementary Resources
This Veterans Day, be prepared to honor our country's military with a host of links that direct you to a variety of posters, lesson plans, background information, videos, activities, a quiz, and suggestions for how to show respect for...
K - 6th Social Studies & History
End of the Year Project
Looking for an engaging and informative end-of-the-year project? This resource will provide your pupils with guidelines for three solid independent research project options: family research, reviewing and illustrating a decade from the...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
It’s Greek to Me: Greek Mythology
It's no myth: this packet on Greek mythology is an excellent addition to your social studies curriculum. With writing activities, such as short answer responses and biopoems, and reading activities, which include creation stories and...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Booker T. Washington: Up From Slavery
Read Booker T. Washington's inspiring story about arriving at his name with a short reading passage from his autobiography, Up From Slavery. After class members read the excerpt, they answer two reading comprehension questions about the...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Simulated Colonial School : US History, Proverbs
Fourth, fifth, and sixth graders read about, appreciate, and have a clear understanding of what colonial schools were like. They make comparisons of colonial schooling and current schooling through a Venn diagram graphic organizer and...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Oprah Winfrey Opens New School in Africa
Students locate Africa and share their knowledge of the continent, then read a news article about Oprah Winfrey building a school in South Africa. In this current events instructional activity, the teacher introduces the article with a...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Back to School (Secondary)
Welcome your class back to school! They will participate in a character education lesson in order to build community at the school. First they identify needs of new learners by putting themselves in their shoes and create welcome packs...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History