Wyoming: Draw and Write
In this Wyoming activity, students draw a picture related to the state of Wyoming, then write about their picture on lines beneath.
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Westward Expansion in the Garden
What an exceptional hands-on experience for learning about the period of Westward Expansion in the United States! Learners are divided into groups and embark on one of three "trails" to learn about the challenges early pioneers...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching Peace through Literature and Song
Negative effects of bullying come to light through listening to the book Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco. Class members identify philanthropic acts portrayed in the story and make illustrations to connect them to their own...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: Possible Perspectives
Visual art is the inspiration for a creative writing activity focused on having learners write from different perspectives. They analyze the image Yellow Rain Jacket, picking out details to help their storytelling. They use the details...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
You Are Uniquely You; Reflecting and Sharing
Learners write a letter as a culminating activity to a service project. In this reflection project, students draw something that occurred during the project and attach words to their drawings. Learners pair share to edit their work.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History