Philanthropic Literature Lesson 1: The Lonely Fish
Students investigate the concepts of sharing and good citizenship, and how they contribute to a peaceful society. They work on problem solving and critical thinking skills after listening to Marcus Pfister's, The Rainbow Fish.
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
Teach children that just because something is old, doesn't mean you have to throw it away with a reading of Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback. Engaging children with an arts and crafts activity in which they patch the holes in...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Good Classroom Citizens
What makes a good citizen? This is the driving question of a instructional activity designed to address the importance of having an active presence and positive effect on the community. With the help of three learning strategies,...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Applying Music to Literature
Kids explore music, history, culture, and literature in a multi-faceted lesson plan. They discuss how both historical and cultural contexts shape music, art, and literature, and then apply these concepts as they engage in a listening...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Carnival of the Animals and Aquarium and Magic Fish
Engage little learners in this moderately developed three-instructional activity unit on the composer Camille Saint-Saens and his piece "The Carnival of Animals." Each instructional activity includes a listening, discussion, and an art...
1st Visual & Performing Arts
Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Deck the Halls with Literature Trees
Reinforce and assess reading comprehension by having your class make a literature tree! After reading a book, pupils make decorations to represent the book's themes, characters, and setting. Materials for decorating can be as diverse and...
K - 12th English Language Arts
Fish Tales: William Merritt Chase's Still Life with Fish
Students investigate the anatomy of fish by observing a painting and listening to a fish story. In this oceanography instructional activity, students examine the themes of the painting Still Life with Fish by William Merritt Chase, and...
Pre-K - K Visual & Performing Arts