Taking Care of the Community
In this community worksheet, 3rd graders focus on the ecology of saving resources. Students write a letter sharing thoughts on how all living things are connected.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
New Review Brave Individuals
"Be strong, be brave, and be steady." The words of Bravemole, the hero of Lynne Jonell's picture book, model for young readers courage, perseverance, and inner strength—the attributes brave people manifest when bad things happen. After...
K - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Thomas Day's Letter to His Daughter, Mary Ann
Why is a letter a better way to learn about a person than a different primary source? Explore Thomas Day's ideas and advice to his daughter in a letter from 1851, which details the struggles of the American South before the Civil War....
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Things For Sale
Students research online products and the sites that try to sell them. In this online advertising activity, students see that the main purpose of product sites is to encourage viewers to buy the product. Students create their own product...
2nd - 3rd 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
3 mins 1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Using Connecting Themes in First Grade Social Studies
Foster contributing members of society with a social studies unit focused on five aspects of community. First graders discuss themes of culture, groups, location, scarcity, and change with discussion questions and activities about...
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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 Great Depression: Lesson 1
Students recognize how the causes of the Great Depression affected people and their jobs. In this Great Depression lesson plan, students understand that most of the time news only came from newspapers. Students write a letter as though...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History