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Scavenger Hunt: The Secret Life of Trees
In this The Secret Life of Trees scavenger hunt activity, students locate 5 vocabulary words, 5 animals of insects that can live in trees, and 5 things that grow on trees in the story and record their findings on the graphic organizer.
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Dinosaurs Before Dark
Young readers travel back to the time of the dinosaurs in this literature unit based on the story Dinosaurs Before Dark. Intended for use with upper-elementary special education students, this resource provides reading comprehension,...
1st - 5th English Language Arts 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
Seals: From the National To the Local
Third graders investigate official government symbols by completing a scavenger hunt. In this U.S. Government instructional activity, 3rd graders participate in a scavenger hunt in which they locate seals or logos in their community....
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
The Gopher Tortoise
Can you believe the gopher tortoise was around when the dinosaurs were walking the Earth. Learn all about this creature that is one of Florida's most popular reptiles. Hands-on-activities and a glossary full of scientific terms make this...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Using Informational Text Features and Learning Freaky Frog Vocabulary
What kind of text features help children build a strong vocabulary? According to this lesson, headers, pictures, and the glossary will accomplish this task. The class uses text features such as headers to unpack new vocabulary words....
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
A Dog's Life: Ann Martin's Writing Model
Learners listen to A Dog's Life and discuss author's voice; Ann Martin has written as if she were a dog. They access sites to research the author and dogs. Pupils write notes about the characters and story, and begin their own stories,...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Using the Internet to Challenge Young Writers
Designed as a professional development exercise to introduce teachers to the Internet, the activities in this resource ask novice web surfers to access a series of sites, bookmark them, and answer question about information found on the...
3rd - 5th 21st Century Skills
Life Science: Classifying Life with Vocabulary
Practice vocabulary using words from life science. Pupils read new words associated with life science but must guess the definition. They get to discuss their initial definitions after receiving the dictionary definitions on a worksheet....
3rd - 5th Science