The Home Stretch
Students read the novel Stone Fox by John Reynold Gardiner. Using Lego RCX units, students build and program sleds to re-enact the "home stretch" of the National Dog Sled Race.
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New Review Surrounded and Covered
What effect does changing the perimeter have on the area of a figure? The five problems in the resource explore this question at various grade levels. Elementary problems focus on the perimeter of rectangles and irregular figures with...
K - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Simple Machines: Take a Load Off
How does using a tool affect the amount of energy required to do work? is the driving question of an inquiry based lesson plan that guides scholars through the investigation of how energy relates to the purpose of different simple...
2nd - 3rd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Multiplication Grade 3 Formative Assessment Lesson
Guide multiplication lesson plan instruction with a formative assessment. Mathematicians are given two multiplication problems to solve and represent using the area model, equal groups, repeated addition, and word problems. Following the...
3rd Math CCSS: Designed
Energy Activities with Energy Ant
This resource is comprised of four different reading assignments, a board game, and a collection of worksheets about energy. You will need to peruse the individual handouts to see which apply to your curriculum and specific grade level,...
1st - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Look for Patterns: Quilts in Two Faith Ringgold Stories
Author Faith Ringgold uses quilts to illustrate her books Tar Beach and Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad. In this integrated trio of activities, young scholars read stories, identify and create patterns, and design quilt squares of...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts