Third graders plan a trip to Mali. They decide where in Mali they go and research what items they may need to take with them. They pack an imaginary suitcase and summarize their "experiences" in a travel journal.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Guided Reading: Island of the Blue Dolphins
Discuss Island of the Blue Dolphins in this guided reading lesson. Young learners read the historical novel by Scott O'Dell independently, and discuss plot points and characterization with their classmates throughout the book. After they...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
A Visit to Mexico City: An Introduction to World Communities
Third graders complete a variety of activities as they take an imaginary trip to Mexico City, complete with passports, maps, and Spanish dictionaries. They write postcards to send home and create items to sell at the market. The unit...
3rd English Language Arts
Wagons Ho! Hard Times! Hard Choices!
You have just hit the lesson plan jackpot! This isn't just a lesson, it's a ten-day unit covering westward expansion, pioneer life, and the Oregon Trail. Activities include baking, model building, role-play, newspaper writing, science...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Africa: Its People And Places
Students plan a pretend trip to the African continent choosing from several prominent places such as the Nile Delta, Mount Kilimanjaro or the Sahara Desert . In small groups, they form transportation, accommodation, packing, itinerary...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History