Responsibility: Caring for Classroom "Virtual" Pets
Students explore the concept of responsibility and commitment necessary for pet ownership by having a classroom "virtual" pet. They research an animal on the internet, create it and chart the care and feeding of the pet on the computer.
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Wanted! A Few Good Friends
What are your scholars' rights and responsibilities? As part of a larger unit, this activity references past activities. Use the discussion prompts to help scholars recall school rules, then read Lily's Purple Plastic Purse by...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Doing Our Share
Whether at home or in the classroom, each member of a community has certain responsibilities they must tend to. With the help of the children's story Piggybook by Anthony Browne, kids learn how to assign jobs in a fair and safe manner...
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Kids Voting USA: K-2 Classroom Activities
Address both social studies and critical reading skills with a resource dedicated to the voting process, the American democracy, and the ability to evaluate information in order to develop a stance on an issue. Each themed activity set...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Responsibility: Caring for Classroom Virtual Pets
Students define the term "responsibility". As a class, they participate in voting on different ideas presented to them and develop a graph showing the results. They use the internet to virtually take care of the adopted pet of the class.
K - 4th English Language Arts
The President's Roles and Responsibilities: Communicating with the President
Students examine the roles and responsibilities of the U.S. president and their own roles as citizens of a democracy. They explore various websites, listen to a State of the Union address, and write a letter to the President of the...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Creating Community In the Classroom: Part 4 (Rewarding Improvement)
Attempt to progress toward positive classroom behaviors. Structure your class through a series of activities intended to help students acknowledge cooperative behavior and proper classroom interpersonal skills. They match ten adjectives...
K - 8th Social Studies & History