Rowing to Old La Pointe
Fourth graders take a field trip to Madeline Island in Wisconsin. they observe prehistoric relics and other objects of human presence. They write journal entries about their favorite parts of the trip.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Guided Reading: Island of the Blue Dolphins
Discuss Island of the Blue Dolphins in this guided reading instructional activity. Young learners read the historical novel by Scott O'Dell independently, and discuss plot points and characterization with their classmates throughout the...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Mary Maverick and Texas History - Part 1
What's the difference between a diary and a memoir? Young historians explore the ramifications of this question as they learn how to use primary source materials to gain an understanding of life on the Texas frontier.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
3 mins 1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Themes to Encourage Awareness of Environmental Changes on the Shoreline of Connecticut in Elementary School Students: The Case of Kelsey Island
Learners begin the lesson by developing a map of Kelsey Island by following specific instructions. In groups, they are given a block of ice in which they tie a rope around and drag over various rocks for different distances. They...
1st - 5th Science
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