Season It Up!
Young scholars examine the relationship between the Earth and the Sun to create seasons. They discover what causes the seaons through hands-on activities. They model how the tilt of the Earth's axis affects the sun's rays.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 15 Views 44 Downloads
Youth Emergency Preparedness
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Chesapeake Bay in Captain John Smith's Time
When Captain John Smith visited the Chesapeake Bay in the summer of 1608, what types of animals and habitats did he encounter? Your young historians will analyze primary source documents to answer this question, as well as compare the...
4th - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Martin Luther King, Jr.: What Did He Do? Why Does It Matter?
Young historians examine the work of Martin Luther King Jr. by reading and answering questions about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Albany Movement, the Birmingham and Chicago campaigns, and the Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Temptation of Jesus
Temptation is the focus of this lesson plan, which was designed for the first week of Lent as an introduction to the tradition of Lenten fast. It includes reading of biblical scripture, hands-on activities where learners design cards...
1st - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Two Ballots
Scholars may not be old enough to vote, but they are old enough to learn the importance of informed voting. With the help of two different ballots, scholars experience first hand what it's like to vote with and without information.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Kwanzaa
Teach English language learners about the week-long holiday of Kwanzaa that is celebrated around the world during December. It includes holiday-themed reading comprehension passages, phrase matching, fill-in-the-blanks, and journaling...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable