Mister Seahorse: Bulletin Board Idea
Fifth graders write a paragraph about what makes their school so special. They create collage seahorses and display their work on a bulletin board decorated in the style of illustrator Eric Carle.
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Introducing the 6 Traits to Students
Put together an English language arts unit on the six traits of writing with this helpful collection of resources. From fun songs to differentiated writing exercises reinforcing each of the traits, great ideas are provided for developing...
K - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Quotation Station: Using Quotes in the Classroom
An informative list compiled with quotes, authors, and discussion questions, along with 20 out-of-the-box application ideas, make up the collection of lessons geared to spark dialogue and creative thinking about quotations.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Olympic Games Acrostic
Start by brainstorming words that come to mind when talking about the Olympics. Sport events, specific athletes, and current location of the games are just a few ideas. From here, class members complete an acrostic poem from the word...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Community Bulletin Board Lesson Plan
Building a strong classroom community is a huge part of our job. This idea lets the kids help define the rules, ideas, and behaviors that they want in their classroom. They'll work together to design a bulletin board that exemplifies the...
K - 6th 21st Century Skills
What's So Bad or Good About Conflict?
Learners of all ages discuss how conflict can be negative and positive. First, they create a class bulletin board about conflict, and provide their thoughts and connotations surrounding the word. In a class discussion, they ask questions...
2nd - 8th English Language Arts