What Would You Work Hard For?
Students explore the concept of value and natural resources. They discuss value, abundance and scarcity. Students discuss things they would be willing to work hard for. They view the land and sea routes for the California gold rush.
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What Makes a Good Citizen
Scholars answer the question, What makes a good citizen?, with the help of a variety of stories that highlight different forms of active citizenship. After multiple engaging read-alouds, individuals discuss character traits observed, and...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What Kind of Vessel Are You?
This is a strange question; but what kind of vessel would you be and why? After examining images of a large Inca jug, the class sets to writing a creative narrative that answers that very interesting question. They start by researching...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
George Washington Story Starter
Imagine traveling back in time and having the opportunity to meet the very first president of the United States, what would you do? Challenge the imagination and creative writing skills of young learners with this fun writing prompt.
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How Many Times Did You Add That?
Math whizzes practice multiplying using repeated addition. They watch a video clip from the Hershey's chocolate plant, read Hershey's Multiplication, and use grid paper to investigate multiplication as repeated addition. A page of five...
1st - 4th Math CCSS: Designed