Students research the use of time pieces through the ages. They design a timeline that shows the development of clocks for time telling. They work in small groups to develop a slide for a presentation which includes a graphics from a website.
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Frindle: A Guiding Reading Unit
Guide your class through a reading of the popular children's book, Frindle, with this comprehensive literature unit. Starting with a brief introduction to the guided reading process, the class goes on to read the story two chapters at a...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Hey Batter, Wake Up!
Does jet lag affect a baseball team's performance in games? Read about how a baseball team's chance of winning a game can be affected by traveling over one, two, and three time zones. Readers then respond to five short answer questions...
3rd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Dinosaurs Before Dark
Young readers travel back to the time of the dinosaurs in this literature unit based on the story Dinosaurs Before Dark. Intended for use with upper-elementary special education students, this resource provides reading comprehension,...
1st - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
That’s Amazing!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)
That's Amazing! is the theme of an English language development unit created by Houghton Mifflin. Following a speak, look, move, and listen routine, scholars delve into topics; seasons, weather, animals, landforms, telling time,...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
When Pigs Fly: A Lesson Plan on Idioms
Not to keep you on pins and needles, but don't jump the gun on this idiom resource. Instead, keep from barking up the wrong tree by previewing the entire resource before beginning. The detailed instructions make presenting the activity a...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Flight Dreams - Folding into Flight
Combine measurement, following directions, physics, and art with one fun activity. Learners read a set of instruction to create three different kinds of paper airplanes. They measure, fold, and fly the planes, and record data and answer...
Pre-K - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce Vocabulary: Cows Can't Fly (Milgrim)
Cows can't fly, can they? David Milgrim's whimsical story makes vocabulary fun! Although this strategy can be used with any text, using Cows Can't Fly will be a breeze with this outline. Pupils are ready to raise their hands when they...
K - 3rd English Language Arts