Science: Rock On!
Fourth graders explore the traits of rocks and minerals in their local area. After creating a rock and mineral legend, they color maps based on their legends. Once students examine rock and mineral specimens, they draw pictures of them.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Intermediate Guided Reading Lesson: Rocks and Minerals
Students explore rocks and minerals. In this rocks and minerals nonfiction comprehension guided reading lesson plan, students observe rocks and make a list of their observable traits. Students preview the book Rocks and Minerals by...
3rd - 5th Science
Those Who Have Come Before Me
Class members are transformed into explorers as they work in groups to locate hidden items and map their journey along the way. They then leave clues for other groups of students to follow, and ultimately discover how past explorations...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Building a Skyscraper
Creating buildings that reach hundreds of feet into the sky is no easy task. The third instructional activity in this series begins with four activities that engage young architects in exploring the major challenges that are faced when...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Tradition Through Technology: Native American Storytelling
This fabulous resource will help your class identify the parts of a story: subject, place, time, action, and moral. Class members will learn about storyboards and create their own about a Native American legend they researched online....
1st - 4th English Language Arts
Google Earth Geology Field Trip
Students take a virtual field trip around California using Google Earth. In this geology field trip lesson, students explore landforms and a variety of rocks located in California. Students compare environments where rocks are formed....
2nd - 7th Social Studies & History