Stick Your Neck Out
Students research stories of teens who care using a website embedded in the activity. In this character education activity, students read about students who performed philanthropic acts and discuss the projects that most influenced them.
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Stick Horse Rodeo
Yee-haw! Youngsters read all about the history of rodeos in a brief informational text, which has select vocabulary words defined within the lesson. After learning about the various events, they choose one and create a poster advertising...
K - 3rd Physical Education CCSS: Designed
Giraffes Can’t Dance Concepts: Giraffes Can't Dance
Teach young children that with a little perseverance and the help of a good friend, anything is possible. This two-part lesson series based on the book Giraffe's Can't Dance starts with a shared reading about Gerald and his attempts to...
Pre-K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Learn from the Past, Create the Future: Inventions and Patents
3D printers, selfie sticks, smart watches. GPS, self-driving cars, YouTube. Imagine life without inventions. Believe it or not, these items were all invented in the last 10 years. Inventions, and the inventors responsible for them, are...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Winter Bear Warm-Up
Don't be left out in the cold, ensure young learners are prepared for the winter weather with this clothing activity. After introducing them to different clothing items using the provided picture cards, students sing a song before...
Pre-K - 1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Create Your Own Samurai Helmet
A samurai helmet can be both menacing and beautiful. Your class will learn about the artistry found in Japanese artifacts. They'll use origami and brightly colored paper to create miniature helmets, just like those worn by the samurai of...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts