Sneetches by Dr. Seuss:
Students enter the classroom, half of them are given die-cut stars. They are told to keep the star for later. At the start of the day, the students with stars a piece of candy. Students brainstorm how it feels to get/not get a piece of candy.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History 18 Views 78 Downloads
A Teacher's Guide to The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School
What if the Gingerbread Man was trying to catch you, rather than the other way around? Pupils can find out what happens by reading the story The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray and enrich their experience with the...
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Case of the Shrunken Allowance
An allowance is an important thing! Make sure your kids know how to save and spend their own money. Using the book The Case of the Shrunken Allowance as a starting point, this plan covers income, spending and saving, counting, and more.
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Symbols in My Eyes
Explore the hidden meanings behind the images on US currency with this elementary school lesson on symbolism. Starting with a class discussion about symbols, children go on to brainstorm different objects that represent the Unites States...
K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What I want for Christmas in Five Paragraphs
Explore persuasive writing during the Christmas season! Young writers generate a class list of reasons why their family members should give them certain Christmas gifts. They write a related five-paragraph persuasive piece following...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Oh, Say, Can You See What the Star-Spangled Banner Means?
Young scholars research the historical inspiration for the lyrics of the "The Star Spangled Banner". They explore websites, read articles and analyze poetry in an examination of America's patriotic symbols and history.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
First graders learn about the power of protest. They view images from various protests, then make placards to demonstrate what is important to them. They begin by brainstorming ideas about making the world a better place, then they...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable