On The Money
Students explore what money is and how it differs around the world. They compare U.S. currency with play money and with foreign currency. They then use their knowledge to design their own money.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 319 Downloads
Spark interest and enhance your pupils' map skills using Matteo Pericoli's book, See the City: the Journey of Manhattan Unfurled. Through Pericoli's illustrations and text, learners explore the East and West side of Manhattan. Then,...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Christopher Columbus: The Man, the Myth, the Legend
Learn more about maps by examining Christopher Columbus's voyage to the New World. Kindergartners will learn about basic map skills and how to identify the compass rose, oceans, and land masses. They will also discover the purpose of...
K Social Studies & History
Arthur's World Neighborhood: Building Global and Cultural Awareness
Kids become global anthropologists as they explore commonalities and differences both in their classroom and expanding across the globe. Throughout several activities, learners conduct partner interviews that culminate in Venn diagrams,...
1st - 4th English Language Arts
Changes in a City Over Time
Investigate the growth and development of New York City with the final lesson in this four-part series on skyscrapers. Learners first explore the concept of urban growth by looking closely at a series of three paintings made of Wall...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Buildings That Reach for the Sky
Through photographs and informational text, scholars explore skyscrapers around the world including the Twin Towers in New York—the unfortunate targets of the September 11th terrorist attacks—and view the guests and employees that...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Grade 1 Literacy in Social Studies: My Informational Report About Community Workers
Get ready to teach a unit about community workers that uses Common Core literacy standards as a way to connect language arts and social studies. The packet is printable and contains teaching strategies, scripted activities, and...
1st Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Alien Landing: What Are Some Difficulties In Exploring New Lands?
Students examine and write about difficulties encountered by explorers. For this exploration lesson, students listen as the teacher role plays as an alien landing on Earth who is deciding whether it is a good place to colonize. They look...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Around the World, a Multicultural Unit
Learners explore world geography by reading several books with their class. In this multicultural lesson, students read the books A Promise is a Promise, Arrow to the Sun and Bein' With You This Way. Learners identify the characters and...
K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts