New Year's Resolutions
Young scholars explain their resolutions about family, friends, school, anything appropriate. They design and cut out a party hat, glue their resolution strips to their hats, and attach it to a bulletin board for display.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 19 Downloads
Cat In the Hat Story Elements
Engage your pupils in a plot activity based on the favorite Dr. Seuss book, The Cat in the Hat. There are two pages included here. The first is a list of plot elements and the second is a grid of plot points and other information. Class...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Written Conversation: The Need for School Constitutions
Do schools need written constitutions? Fourth graders dive into this constructive conversation by answering, sharing, and discussing five relevant prompts. The written conversations protocol, a highly effective discussion management...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Spelling Test Nightmare
What do you do when faced with a bully? Scholars answer this question when presented with a scenario regarding two learners and their spelling test grades. They take part in a grand conversation that leads to problem solving and sorting...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Close Read: Communication and Conflict Resolution Strategies
Fourth graders practice their close reading skills with a short text on conflict resolution. Working in pairs, learners read and reread the article Smart Speak by Marilyn Cram Donahue as they identify the main idea and use context clues...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
A Teacher's Guide to The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School
What if the Gingerbread Man was trying to catch you, rather than the other way around? Pupils can find out what happens by reading the story The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray and enrich their experience with the...
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
100th Day of School Collections
Celebrate the 100th day of school with a few great 100 themed stories and classroom activities. The books Benny's Pennies and 100th Day Worries are suggested for reading, making 10 piles of 10 objects is encouraged, and 5 extra lesson...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Picture Fists Full of Kisses
Ease children's back-to-school jitters with this primary grade lesson based on the book The Kissing Hand by Ruth E. Harper. Starting off with a singing of the song "I Wish I Had a Little Red Box", children go on to discuss and create a...
Pre-K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable