What's the Wonder?
Students research a particular country to find the answers to questions posed by peers. They choose a country they would like to know more about. They write a brief essay about how they feel about the country they researched.
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Song Lessons: What a Wonderful World
Here's a wonderful way to learn English grammar. Class members examine the plural count nouns in Thiele and Weiss's "What a Wonderful World," reading the lyrics as they listen to Louis Armstrong's version of this classic song.
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Wondering About the New Seven (Man-Made) Wonders of the World
Who determines the Seven Wonders of the World, and what criteria is used to evaluate these locations? Discover the efforts to promote cultural diversity and preserve man-made monuments during the world's first-ever global vote in 2007 to...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review Wonder in the Classroom
Would you rather be right, or would you rather be kind? A novel unit based on R.J. Palacio's Wonder focuses on the need to be kind to others and to accept their differences. As learners read the book, they discuss the themes of family...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Introducing “If” and Noting Notices and Wonders of the First Stanza
After reading chapter 14 of the story Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis, scholars take part in a read aloud of the poem If by Rudyard Kipling and compare it to the reading of Bud, Not Buddy. Learners then go deeper into the poem...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
A Maori Story
What a wonderful set of worksheets for introducing your youngsters to the Maori of New Zealand! They include a reading comprehension instructional activity and word puzzle on the context of New Zealand, and origins and cultural features...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Seven Wonders of the World
Learn about research. Young researchers will gather information from the internet and other resources to create a class book on The Seven Wonders of the World. They work in teams to research one of the wonders and create a chapter for...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Seven Man-Made Engineering Wonders of the Ancient World
Imagine precisely cutting and then moving a 120 ton boulder more than two miles without mechanical cutting tolls, skid loaders, or hydraulic cranes. Imagine carving a stone figure that includes a drainage system that permits rainwater to...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History