What's the Chance?
Students explore the likelihood of certain outcomes. In this vocabulary and logical thinking lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation and determine if the scenarios presented are "likely," "unlikely," "certain," or "impossible."
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The What and Who of Elections
As citizens living in the United States, it is our civil duty to vote. But how does the voting process work? After reading a five-paragraph passage on the basics of elections and voting, young constituents respond to 10 questions based...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Learners explore the 5 themes of geography. In this cross curriculum literacy and geography lesson plan, students listen to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett, and make a list of the needs of the people in Chewandswallow....
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History
Introduce Vocabulary: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (Barrett)
Although this vocabulary strategy would work in the context of any text, it's a piece of cake if you're reading Judi Barrett's book Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Go over the terms they will hear so pupils are ready to raise their...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs-Part I
Here is a lesson plan that gives learners a chance to practice using context clues. They read the story, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Students use different word strategies (base words, synonyms, antonyms) to decode and understand...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
Three-Meal Weather: Food inspired adjectives from "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"
Students complete a list of food adjectives based on the book Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs. In this adjectives lesson plan, students also compose a 3 part piece of writing based on an entire day of raining food.
1st - 3rd English Language Arts
What's Going On? -- Present Progressive in Photos
Magazine photos of people in action provide opportunities for beginning and intermediate English learners to employ the present progressive (continuous) verb tense. Partners describe what people are doing and share their sentences with...
3rd - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable