Oceans: A Fact Haiku
Students focus on the ocean waves to study about a form of Japanese poetry. After learning about haiku, and hearing haiku, students listen to the ocean to inspire them in writing their own haiku.
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Early North Carolina History Tic-Tac-Toe
Learners choose three activities that demonstrate their knowledge of North Carolina history. In this North Carolina history lesson, students choose three activities from a tic-tac-toe sheet to complete. They research information, write a...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
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
Discovering Saturn, The Real "Lord of the Rings"
Reading, writing, and rings! A lesson plan from NASA combines space science with authentic reading and writing tasks. Included in this lesson plan are pre-reading activities, four mini informational booklets on Saturn, a structured...
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
The Thrill of Big-Wave Surfing
Students view a PBS Nature program about big-wave surfing and participate in a class discussion about their experiences with surfing, body boarding, or body surfing. Students create a drawing based on a reading and post their art around...
4th - 6th English Language Arts