To Build an Island
Students get a basic overview of the geography of islands. They discover where islands are located throughout the world and study two very different island groups (the Philippines and the British Isles) to illustrate the diversity of islands.
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Building Relationships: The Orphan of Ellis Island
Family and friendship are two very important themes of the historical fiction novel The Orphan of Ellis Island by Elvira Woodruff. From video clips and writing prompts to reader's theater and family interviews, this resource provides...
K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Cruise Icebergs and Islands
Students research cruise ships and their different destinations. They conduct research on how cruise ships are built and operated, then using a variety of craft materials design and create a ship and destination for their ship. Students...
1st - 6th Social Studies & History
Building Bridges for Young Learners -- Community
Learners compare and contrast communities.They explore factors that influence how people live, the roles of adults and children, and the interaction of people who live and work within a community. The instructional activity focuses on...
K - 5th Social Studies & History
Pirates Have Landed at Fresh Pond!
Students discover and practice the proper way to read a map and atlas. Using a map of Long Island on a paper grocery sack, they locate and label the water, beaches and lighthouses. They must also create a compass rose and place an X on...
K - 4th Social Studies & History