The Need For Shelter
Fifth graders build a shelter to protect themselves from rain. They perform durability and water proof testing on the shelters. They make observations of plants found in the Amazon rainforest.
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Housing: Types of Shelters
Young scholars experiment with the construction of shelters and the various types of architectural designs. In this shelters instructional activity, students draw the building they live in. Young scholars compare and contrast buildings...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
What Impact did European Explorers have on the Native American Culture?
Engage your fifth graders in a Socratic discussion on the impact European explorers had on Native American culture. Everything is outlined in a highly structured fashion, from what the teacher does, to what the student does. The lesson...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Maniac Magee: Problematic Situation
As part of their reading of Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee, class members consider what it would take to survive living on their own. Using the provided worksheet, individuals list their needs and decide where they would seek shelter.
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Everyone has a Culture-Everyone is Different
Students explore cultural features. In this multicultural acceptance lesson, students define and discuss "culture," and distinguish the difference between individual characteristics and cultural characteristics. Students complete a...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History