Making Faces: Understanding Artifacts Through Design Elements
Students examine and discuss drinking container artifacts from Jamestown. They view images of the artifacts, discuss their purposes, draw an original facial expression for a brown paper jug, and write a description of the facial expression.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
A Teacher's Guide to The Polar Express
Put on your hats and mittens, button your coat and lace your boots, its time for a trip on The Polar Express. Designed with both primary and upper-grade learners in mind, this resource provides lessons and activities that use this...
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Tourism at the Top of the World Trade Center
By observing artifacts from the World Trade Centers' observation deck and infamous restaurant, Windows on the World, class members make connections to the importance of these artifacts. As learners brainstorm souvenirs from their past...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Living History Museum: Jobs of the Past
Second graders participate utilizing a variety of resources such as fiction and nonfiction literature, artifacts, photographs and diaries to establish information about daily life and jobs that existed in the past. They create living...
2nd Visual & Performing Arts
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
Soda to be Absent from Schools
Students read statements about nutrition, then read a news article about an agreement that eliminates sodas from schools. In this nutrition and current events lesson, the teacher introduced the article with a discussion and vocabulary...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History