Fourth graders play The Pit, which is a game that can be played to review any topic. It matches picture game cards to target vocabulary on a game board. This particular lesson focuses on classification of animals.
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Using Pit Fall Traps to Collect Terrestrial Invertebrates and Possible Urban Forest Invasive Species
Students collect terrestrial invertebrates using a home made pit fall-style trap. They discover that there are more invertebrates than they thought. Pupils classify the invertebrates. Students define what a terrestrial invertebrate...
3rd - 5th Science
The Future of the Amazon Conference
Debate is a wonderful way to get kids interested in building strong arguments, answering with evidence and intent, as well as fostering an understanding of a specific topic. Learners are given the task of debating the future of the...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Real Ice Ages Longer Than Movie Ice Ages
If your class's knowledge of the Ice Age is limited to animated movies, use this lesson plan to strengthen their knowledge. After sharing what they know about the Ice Age, young readers explore a news article seeking to dispel...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History