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Our Families, Yours, and Mine
Students explain similarities and differences in families. They identify attributes in themselves and others. They describe factors that influence relationships with family and friends.
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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
Patriot Day September 11, 2011
While many of our students may recognize the date of September 11, 2001 in the United States, most will not be able to personally recall what transpired. On Patriot Day, introduce your young learners to the events, aftermath, and...
K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
All about Me!
Celebrate the uniqueness of your students with this character building lesson plan series. In order to learn about and appreciate diversity and individuality, children create All About Me books by cutting out and drawing pictures that...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Tracing Our Own Family Pilgrimages
The Pilgrims may have arrived in North America by way of the Mayflower, but chances are, your class members' ancestors came to the United States in another way. Guide them through an exploration of their own heritage, countries of...
K - 4th Social Studies & History
Social Studies Alive! My Family and School
Students examine family life. In this family life lesson plan, students discover that all families are special. Students discuss how families are different from families in the past. Students create a glyph and discuss the meanings of...
K - 1st Social Studies & History