Where Does It All Come From?
Students analyze a reading selection. For this community lesson, students read a story about how community helps a family in need. Students discuss their community organizations and how they help those in need.
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Where your food comes from
Students research where their favorite ingredients come from. In this ingredients lesson plan, students pick 2 ingredients and use the Internet to research where those ingredients originated from. Students then record their findings in a...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
Veteran's Day—Honoring All That Served
Looking for ideas on ways to recognize Veteran's Day? Check out this 92-page packet that includes exercises designed for all grade levels. Reading passages detail the history of the holiday, research projects get individuals involved in...
Pre-K - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Memorial Day Lesson
From where did Memorial Day originate, and how does it differ from Veterans Day? Offer pupils a great lesson on the history of this important national holiday in the United States, utilizing best teaching practices throughout, such as...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
As the Kids Come and Go: Mapping a Classroom
Map the classroom with your kids to help them understand how maps work and how to read them. The lesson starts off with a story about animals living and moving around the globe, and then kids create maps of their classroom to show how...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Where Does Our Breakfast Come From?
Students bring in the cartons and containers of some of their favorite foods. They locate the origin of these foods on a map and visit a farm to view how food is grown and processed by a farmer. Students read books, complete worksheets...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History