Third graders listen to various family-based storybooks, such as The Baby Sister, by Tomie dePaola. They experience activities related to the story. They investigate their own family backgrounds and relate their findings in written or oral form.
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Youth Emergency Preparedness
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Building Relationships: The Orphan of Ellis Island
Family and friendship are two very important themes of the historical fiction novel The Orphan of Ellis Island by Elvira Woodruff. From video clips and writing prompts to reader's theater and family interviews, this resource provides...
K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
"Visiting Family at Christmas" Social Skill Story
Holidays bring their own special joys and stresses. Prepare learners on the autism spectrum for Christmas family get togethers using this social story that not only lets them know what may happen, but also details how they should behave.
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts
Family Traditions, Customs and Beliefs
Young scholars discuss African childhood, explore family traditions, customs, and beliefs, examine African recipes, discuss differences or similarities in food preparation between the U.S. and Africa, and prepare a dish with adult...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History