In this Connecticut learning exercise, students draw a picture about Connecticut and write about it. Students draw 1 thing about Connecticut and write a few sentences about it.
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Causes of the American Revolution Soldiers and Civilians at War
Stage a meeting of the Second Continental Congress in your classroom, then utilize the abundance of worksheets and informational texts in this resource to analyze the major events and consequences of the American Revolution. Other topics...
5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository,...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution
Sit back, relax, and transport to 1787! This lesson on the Constitution begins with guided imagery of the Constitutional Convention. The class reads A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution in an interactive read-aloud...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
The Three Life-Giving Sisters: Plant Cultivation and Mohican Innovation
Children gain first-hand experience with Native American agriculture while investigating the life cycle of plants with this engaging experiment. Focusing on what the natives called the Three Sisters - corn, beans, and squash - young...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Gateway to New Haven: The New Haven Harbor
Students study how the geographical location of the New Haven Harbor has affected the lives of the people living in New Haven by focusing our attention on the phenomena of nature which has been prevailing for millions of years in this...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Dear Miss Florence: Writing Letters To the Boardinghouse for Artists
Imagine being one of the painters in 1910 at the Lyme Art Colony in Connecticut. Using the Florence Griswold Museum's on-line resources to gather information about the daily life of artists at the boardinghouse, learners write a letter...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Themes to Encourage Awareness of Environmental Changes on the Shoreline of Connecticut in Elementary School Students: The Case of Kelsey Island
Learners begin the lesson by developing a map of Kelsey Island by following specific instructions. In groups, they are given a block of ice in which they tie a rope around and drag over various rocks for different distances. They...
1st - 5th Science