Making the E-Mail Connection
Fifth graders participate in the creation of an e-mail account. They follow steps on a handout and create their own e-mail account, and write and send an e-mail message to a classmate.
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Perseverence: Overcoming Poor Decisions
Instill perseverance with a lesson that takes an in-depth look into decision making and how to overcome the consequences from poor decision making. Through grand conversation, role-play, self reflection, and a guest speaker, scholars...
5th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
What is identity? What is bullying? What is identity-based bullying? After discussing these questions as a class, pupils engage in partner discussions before participating in a small group activity to act out bullying scenarios. Then,...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
On the Court with... Michael Jordan
Pupils learn foundational economic concepts and consider the importance of decision-making, how to evaluate choices and alternatives, and the benefits of consistent training and practice by learning about the early life of Michael Jordan.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Active Reading with American History
Explore connections within and between informational texts with this lesson about encyclopedia articles. Middle schoolers write encyclopedia articles focusing on topics in American history. They discuss how to determine credibility...
5th - 12th English Language Arts