The Boat Trip
Fifth graders listen to the story, Look Inside a Ship, and discuss the vocabulary used to describe parts of the ship. Then they construct their own ships using only torn construction paper.
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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
Whitewater Canal State Historic Site
If you happen to live in Indiana, or a neighboring state, and are planning a field trip to the Whitewater Canal State Historic Site, then this lesson plan will suit your needs quite well. In it, suggestions for activities before, during,...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
My Famous Person Report
Here is a must-have, comprehensive resource of project guidelines for any teacher looking to assign a famous person report or biography project. It includes a fantastic list of suggested activities that learners can complete for their...
4th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The President’s Desk
What stories can a desk paperweight and picture frame possibly tell us about the president of the United States? Pupils are transported to the desk of President John F. Kennedy through a highly interactive and engaging online interactive...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
And a Star to Steer Her By: A Field Trip Guide for the Planetarium Show
In this field trip study guide for the planetarium show activity, students construct a model of the Earth and describe the relative positions of the continents using latitude and longitude. Students construct a star chart to find...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
Traveler: Webelos Activity Workbook
This three-page worksheet is designed to be used by the Weblos of Boy Scouts of America. They are given 13 choices of academic activities that involve the use of maps, geography, math, and money. They must complete five of the activities...
4th - 5th English Language Arts