Life Sketches: Understanding Biographies
Second graders explore the components of biographies in the six lessons of this unit. Four science biographies are utilized to provide examples for student analyzation and practice.
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The Three Life-Giving Sisters: Plant Cultivation and Mohican Innovation
Children gain first-hand experience with Native American agriculture while investigating the life cycle of plants with this engaging experiment. Focusing on what the natives called the Three Sisters - corn, beans, and squash - young...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Famous American Research Project
Designed specifically for lower elementary pupils, this is a great biographical research project in which students research a famous American, and then design creative poster boards to help them "become" the famous American they have...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Ian’s Walk and Apples for Cheyenne
Help young learners understand friendship and empathy with two reading comprehension lessons. Each lesson focuses on a story about a child with autism, and encourages readers to compare and contrast the characters to each other and to...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Close Reading of Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle: Text-Dependent Questions, Main Ideas, and Key Vocabulary about the Bullfro
As your 3rd grade class finishes reading Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle, the eighth lesson of this unit helps readers from an understanding of the very specific information on the final page of the book. As with the entire unit, students...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Writing a Biography - Ask Someone to Tell Their Story
For this biography lesson, youngsters discuss biographies and watch videos about biographies. They write interview questions and interview their grandparents. Students write the biographies and complete the related worksheet.
1st - 5th English Language Arts