South Africa: The Day the Apartheid Ended
Students write a letter to Gogo, explaining the importance of voting, and why the Apartheid rule was not good. Five students are to rule over the other students and exercise their new power over their classmates.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Wanted: A Few Good Friends
As you introduce your new first graders to their classroom, consider this activity as a way to discuss rules and expectations. Although the introduction seems to focus more on qualities of a good friend, the lesson itself is only part of...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Lesson 1: The Importance of Rules in Our Country and in Our Classroom
Explore the importance of rules in a community with the engaging first lesson of this series on the US government. To begin, children play a paper clip game that requires them to make up their own rules as they go, after which the...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History
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
Explaining the Themes of Eagle Song: (Chapter 8, "Peace")
Your class reaches the end of the novel Eagle Song as young readers focus on determining the theme of this story. Similar to previous lessons in the unit, the teacher begins with a read aloud of the first few pages of chapter 8, before...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed