Web of Good Feelings
Students define what a compliment is and demonstrate the ability to give a compliment. They set in a circle and create a "web of good" feelings by passing a ball of yarn to someone and giving them a compliment.
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Anti-Bullying: A Web of Good Feeling
Explore bullying, how it feels, and how it feels to stop it! This plan begins with a discussion about bullying in which learners share their personal experiences with the all too common issue. Then as a class read The Meanest Thing to...
K - 5th Social Studies & History
Charlotte's Web: A Story About Friendship
Strengthen the bonds of friendship within your class with a reading of E.B. White's award-winning novel, Charlotte's Web. Focusing on the unique characters in the story and the relationships they develop, young readers draw from their...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Anansi and the Tug o' War
Combine art, math, language arts, drama, and delicious Jell-o with a instructional activity based on the African folktale Anansi and the Tug o' War. Kids make predictions and discuss plot points of the story before joining in...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Where the Red Fern Grows: A 4th Grade Literary Focus Unit
Fourth graders explore the human and animal connection along with the idea that death is a part of the life cycle. They read "Where the Red Fern Grows." Students examine the feelings and emotions surrounding death and they discover the...
4th English Language Arts
The Power of Words in Charlotte's Web
"How can a few good words save a pig's life?" Posed with this question, your ELD students explore E.B. White's Charlotte's Web in a meaningful, valuable way. By analyzing specific word choice from the book, especially the excerpts...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts
The Power of Words in "Charlotte's Web"
Students analyze the text in Charlotte's Web. In this language arts lesson, students dissect the passages from Charlotte's Web, specifically the adjectives Charlotte used to describe Wilbur. Finally, students play a game using "word...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts
Sign of the Beaver: Book Club Discussion
Good question are the heart of great discussions. To prepare for a book club discussion, introduce young readers to the characteristics of good conversation-starting questions. Practice crafting questions for a text the class has...
5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable