Ten Little Garden Snails
Fourth graders read the book "Ten Little Garden Snails" by Beverley Randell, and create a diagram of the cycle that the snails take during the story. They define and discuss key vocabulary terms, and illustrate their diagram.
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
Create a cross-curricular learning experience based on the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat with this collection of learning activities. Starting with a class reading of the story, children go on to learn about the sequence...
Pre-K - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Maniac Magee: Magic Number Strategy
Take a break from reading to find the magic number with this vocabulary game using words drawn from Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee. Participants match the definition to the word in each numbered square of the puzzle, then add the number...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Fabulous Fibonacci and His Nifty Numbers
Fibonacci numbers are not only found in the classroom but also in nature. Explore the concept of Fibonacci numbers through a series of lessons designed to gain insight into the mathematical reasoning behind the number pattern, and spark...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Little House on the Prairie
Hop into a covered wagon and follow Laura Ingalls Wilder through the Midwest. A series of lessons based on Little House on the Prairie encourages young pioneers to see the world through Laura's eyes as they map her journey, discuss the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Comprehension: David Copperfield
Good worksheets are hard to find, but you found one! Your class reads an excerpt from the classic, David Copperfield. They answer four comprehension questions and explore context to complete eight fill-in-the-blank vocabulary words. The...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Mystery Vocabulary Application
Clue, evidence, red herring, witness. Ah, the mystery of mystery vocabulary. Kids investigate the meaning of a list of terms and then find examples of this specialized vocabulary in two short stories. The seventh in a 10-lesson series.
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Song of the Trees by Mildred Taylor
Explore the literary elements of Mildred Taylor's Song of the Trees with this beautiful Prezi presentation. Focusing on the story's characters, setting, and major plot points, young readers are provided with a complete summary of this...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Story Summaries; The Three Little Pigs
Young scholars explore language arts by completing a graphic organizer in class. For this story structure lesson, students read the classic tale "The Three Little Pigs" and discuss the main characters, conflict and setting. Young...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts