My Summer Goals
For this summer goal setting worksheet, students identify 3 goals that they have for the summer and respond to 3 short answer questions pertaining to them.
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We Can Work It Out: Challenge Activities (Theme 7)
Challenge pupils with a variety of We Can Work It Out themed activities. In a unit created to extend learning opportunities, scholars create a problem solving chart, a sequence of events chart, design a crop poster, make a plan to...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Building Background Knowledge: Learning About the Historical and Geographical Setting of Esperanza Rising (Chapter 1: “Aguascalientes, Mexico, 1924”)
Set up your class to read Esperanza Rising, by Pam Muñoz Ryan, through a class read-aloud and exploration of the setting. The detailed lesson outlines each step. First, class members read over the first few pages and focus on the...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Pickle Patch Bathtub
What do your pupils want to save up their money for? Based around the book The Pickle Patch Bathtub, this lesson covers opportunity cost, saving, and spending. Learners participate in a discussion and practice making their own savings...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How to Explore Religious Teachings Without Prejudice
Setting goals plays a major role in becoming a self motivated learner. Students will read and discuss a story, set personal goals, and analyze a sacred prayer. This instructional activity includes: teacher evaluation, goal worksheet,...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
New Year’s Resolution Classroom Activity
Create a sense of accountability among scholars with a lesson that focuses on making and keeping New Year's resolutions. Writers compose a five paragraph essay focused on three resolutions—promises to self improvement, to their family,...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying Setting Using Evidence from the Text
Help young readers find the setting in the story. They will review what a setting is with a modeled example by the teacher. After reading The Cow Who Wouldn't Come Down by Paul Brett Johnson and completing a practice sheet, they will be...
K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed