Making Something From Nothing
Students identify why recycling is important for future generations. They make something out of an object they would have thrown away. They also make a picture out of recycled materials.
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The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza
Make a study of producers and consumers with an updated version of the classic story The Little Red Hen (this one is called The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza). After reading and discussing the story and terms, learners practice being...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Reading Practice: Winnie-the-Pooh
Whether your first graders can read or not, they will enjoy this comprehension activity. They read or listen to an excerpt from a Winnie-the-Pooh story, they predict what will happen next, then draw Pooh Bear's favorite food. A compare...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
Spruce up a class reading of the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this fun series of activities. Starting with a list of reading comprehension questions and key vocabulary to address during a teacher read...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Surprise!: Challenge Activities (Theme 2)
Surprise! is the theme of this series of challenge activities. The surprise comes from the information your scholars will discover when researching topics such as alligators and crocodiles, living in other countries, becoming a...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Make Beliefs Comix
Designing comic strips is an activity packed with fun and great potential for developing academic skills! From summarizing historical events or scenes in literature, to practicing expressions in a foreign language, this highly engaging...
2nd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Patchwork Quilt and Something From Nothing
Students listen to the teacher read the first 26 pages of the story, Something From Nothing, and discuss what predicting means, Students predict how Joesph might remember what his grandfather made him, now that the button is gone. They...
K Social Studies & History
Introduce Vocabulary: Make Way for Ducklings (McCloskey)
Use the Caldecott Award-winning book Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey (which can be found on YouTube if you don't have it) to guide budding readers through vocabulary in context. Although the instruction here is limited to the...
K - 3rd English Language Arts