Object Grids For Pre-Entry Activities
In this Language Arts activity, students analyze symbols from Wingdings font. Students answer questions about the symbols and locate specific ones.
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Extension Activities for Hoot
Enrich your study of Hoot by Carl Hiaasen with a series of writing activities. Class members must complete the first assignment (a letter business letter), but can choose from 11 other choices once that assignment is complete. The goal...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Mary Henry: Journal/Diary Writing
A great way to connect social studies with language arts, a resource on Mary Henry's historical diary reinforces the concepts of primary and secondary sources. It comes with an easy-to-understand lesson plan, as well as the reference...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Pre-Industrial Education: A Comparative Approach
Which school system is better: our current system or the one from the 19th century? Compare schools of the 19th and 21st centuries using an historical perspectives lesson plan. Learners research primary and secondary sources to discover...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Frindle Lesson Plan
"Who says a pen has to be called a pen? Why not call it a frindle?" Inspired by this quote from the award-winning novel written by Andrew Celements, this lesson allows children to invent their own terms for common classroom objects,...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Strong Descriptive Writing: James and the Giant Peach
Support your writers! Clear procedures and appropriate support make this a superb resource for elementary writing instruction. Ready your class to compose original descriptive paragraphs inspired by the episode in Roald Dahl's James and...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts