Symbols and Figures
Second graders inspect three significant symbols of the American culture in the five lessons of this unit. The American flag, the Statue of Liberty, and the Lincoln Memorial are investigated through a variety of activities.
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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
A Teacher's Guide to The Polar Express
Put on your hats and mittens, button your coat and lace your boots, its time for a trip on The Polar Express. Designed with both primary and upper-grade learners in mind, this resource provides lessons and activities that use this...
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Inside and Outside: Paradox of the Box
Students examine the concepts of symbolism and paradox. For this literary elements lesson, students read The Big Box by Toni Morrison and Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen Levine. Students provide details regarding the 2 stories in order to...
K - 3rd English Language Arts