The Trees Keep on Giving and Giving
Students discuss the importance of trees. They identify how trees are used by humans, collect and identify leaf specimens and make leaf rubbings.
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Selfless Service and The Giving Tree - Building Ethical Conscience
Upper elementary schoolers investigate philanthropy and selflessness by reading a children's book. In this ethics lesson, they read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, and research Mahatma Gandhi's troublesome, yet inspiring, life....
5th Visual & Performing Arts
The Three Life-Giving Sisters: Plant Cultivation and Mohican Innovation
Children gain first-hand experience with Native American agriculture while investigating the life cycle of plants with this engaging experiment. Focusing on what the natives called the Three Sisters - corn, beans, and squash - young...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Impact of Climate Change on Bees in Eastern Forests: Pollination in Action
Who needs bees? We do! Kids get a chance to understand the pollination process, and the important role bees play in our environment. They play a really great game that shows them how bees normally act versus how bees act when...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Design an ESL Lesson: Sale Ads, Giving Directions, Severe Weather, Dream Kitchen
Four different activities provide ESL pupils with opportunities to practice different skills: acquiring vocabulary, giving and following directions, and using descriptive language. Though the instructions for some activities are vague,...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
A Day at the Beach: How to Keep Our Planet Clean
Learners write a persuasive essay based on cleaning up the coast and other philanthropic values. In this writing lesson, students determine what is needed in order to keep the planet clean, and offer solutions to the International...
3rd - 5th Science