Was it Fair for the Elephant's Child?
Students use literature to explore ideas of justice. They discuss what makes something fair or unfair. They draw and explain cartoons that tell the story.
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We Can Do It!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 10)
English language development lessons are brought to you in poems, picture cards, and grand discussions in a We Can Do It! themed unit. Topics of discussion include daily challenges, parts of a whole, words that describe what we hear,...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Blind Men and the Elephant
Sometimes it's necessary to view the whole picture before making a judgment about a small part. Read a short story about five blind men who try to identify an elephant by feeling different parts and coming to their own conclusions....
3rd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Citizenship Themed: Taking Action on Fairness
Here is a set of wonderful activities that will offer young learners the chance to see how some prominent figures have taken action to ensure greater equality and fairness around the world. Given the context of the 2014 World Cup, the...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary: The Puddle Pail/Start Collecting! It's Fun!
Readers match eight words from a bank and write them on the lines below either the appropriate picture or written clue. Based on the stories "Start Collecting! It's Fun!" and "The Puddle Pail," this is very basic writing and vocabulary...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
Look Who's Talking!
Elephants communicate in ways that humans do not understand. However, scientists are discovering how to understand elephant noises in order to help them, and after reading a passage about this, third graders respond to five comprehension...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Native Americans in Georgia History
Let your learners find out firsthand what hunting and gathering was really like, with a role-play activity they will remember for years. The class researches how indigenous people used plants and animals to survive while respecting and...
2nd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce Vocabulary: For You are a Kenyan Child (Chunnane)
Discover that Kenyan children aren't much different from your young scholars as they read Kelly Cunnane's story For You are a Kenyan Child. This story is an excellent resource for vocabulary in context, and introduces new words...
K - 3rd English Language Arts