Look all around! In this lesson, students will use real-life examples and an interactive mapping activity to identify the cardinal directions of north, south, east, and west.
In this “leafy” lesson, your students will participate in a class project that shows the actions of the three branches of government. Using a close read, students will learn about the very specific actions of these branches.
What kinds of homes do we live in? In this lesson, students will explore and describe different types of homes. By the end of this lesson, students will have created a visual of their own homes and write about them!
Help your students “picture” the difference between goods and services! In this lesson which integrates art, reading, and social studies, your students will both find and create examples of goods and services.
Let's scout out the states in the United States! In this jigsaw lesson, students will explore individual states, create a state collage, and share their knowledge with other students in the class.
Stay active and encourage healthy eating with favorite fruits. This lesson emphasizes multiple core learning competencies including phonological awareness and greater than and less than number concepts.
Are your students ready for a virtual road trip? In this lesson, your students will learn more about clusters of states called regions and explore the unique characteristics of the states within each region!
In this lesson, your students will discover fall colors in a fun and entertaining way. Engaging their scientific inquiry skills, you will help them mix primary colors to create artwork.
Clap along to pictures of vegetable-themed cartoons as your students learn about phonological awareness. Get ready to "chop" up words as you prepare them to be served.
Cook up a fun classroom learning experience for kindergarteners of all levels and abilities. Have students create combinations of vegetables as they implement principles of addition.
Categorize words by their ending sounds using a fun-filled football theme. Your students will complete various word sorts and write down words to emphasize the principles of rhyming.
In this lesson, your students will identify rhyming words and create illustrations from Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. They will love listening to this classic book!
Do your students lack color and details in illustrations? Are you tired of gazing at a blank piece of white paper? Well... no more! Use the following lesson to turn your students into detailed illustrators.
Give your students a head start in rounding with this fun lesson that gives them an easy trick to help them learn if they should round up or down to the nearest 10.
Help students understand ethics and how it relates to life in the classroom with this lesson that has them use their own independent reading books to find relevant situations.
This fun and interactive lesson will teach your students the scientific method to find out if something sinks or floats with a little help from Cookie Monster.
Featuring Stephanie's Ponytail by Robert Munsch, this creative writing lesson gives students the chance to turn themselves into the main characters of emotion-packed short stories.
Help students apply prepositional concepts while having fun. Students will love honing their writing skills in different "opposite" areas throughout the classroom.
Featuring a series of hands on activities and worksheets, this ESL-friendly lesson will give your young writer a comprehensive overview of common punctuation marks.
Saunter, jog, or dash over to this hands-on lesson, and you'll find a great way to teach your young readers about verbs. Through some fun rounds of charades, students will discover different action verbs and their degrees of intensity.
Help your students learn how opinions are formed with this engaging lesson on likes, dislikes, and what they have to do with perspective. They'll love making connections between their personal opinions and those of book characters.
2D shapes are all around us! In this lesson students will explore the properties of four different shapes—triangles, circles, rectangles, and squares! They will learn that they can find these shapes anywhere in the world around us.
Looking for a fun way to reinforce multiplication and area finding skills? This hands-on lesson gives students a chance to create their own multiplication equations by making rectangular models.
This lesson combines an introduction to biomes with some fun Venn diagram exercises. Not only will students learn more about nature, they'll also learn how to make comparisons between different things in nature.
What has a herd of cows, a float of crocodiles, and everything in between? This quirky reading lesson, that's what. Your students will love learning about collective nouns through music, literature, writing, and arts and crafts.
Have you ever wished that books, like movies, would state their conflict and genres on the cover? With the help of an Education.com workbook, students will learn to find the clues and read like a writer.
Have you ever read a story and immediately began to compare the characters to those of your favorite story? In this lesson, students will learn to read context clues and descriptions in order to understand characters and compare them.
In this lesson, students will make bar graphs and interpret data using real-life data from other students. They will get practice writing and answering survey questions.
Sometimes authors choose to describe their setting for readers to imagine, but don't actually tell them where the story is set! In this lesson, students will learn to deduce settings from context.
Get ready to get dramatic! Use this fun and interactive commands and exclamations lesson to teach your students about imperative and exclamatory sentences.
In this lesson, your students will use repeated addition to find the total number of objects in arrays. This lesson will help your students build upon the skills needed to learn multiplication.
One of the basic concepts in science is recognizing that all things can be classified as living or nonliving. In this lesson, your students will explore the characteristics of living and nonliving things with engaging hands-on activities.
In this lesson, your students will learn about their roles as consumers and producers in a community through engaging activities and discussion.
Characters, settings, and events, oh my! In this lesson, students will dig deeper into each of these components and learn to provide specific details from their texts.
Through creative and engaging activities, your students will explore and learn about landforms. In this lesson, they will make their own mini dictionary of landforms.
In this lesson, your students will learn how to identify what direction they are going when they move from one place to another. They'll be able to visually see directions in the classroom.
Help your students learn the difference between proper and common nouns with this lesson that has them come up with examples of their own and complete a worksheet to check for comprehension.
In this lesson, your students will measure the lengths of items and then make a line plot to show the measurement data. They will get hands-on by measuring and surveying the class.
Make multiplying by powers of ten more accessible to your students by focusing on patterns in the number of zeros!
In this lesson, your students will use music and art to visualize emotions and express feelings. They will love using music to practice writing!
In this lesson, your students will compare numbers to one thousand using place value charts and symbols. Your students will love practicing with numbers!
In this lesson, your students will use their imaginations to picture why all communities need laws. Help them brainstorm the important role that laws and rules play in a variety of communities through these engaging activities.
Have you ever imagined the action and imagery used in conflict during fantasy fiction novels? Using an Education.com workbook, students will learn the vocabulary of literature and complete a crossword puzzle.
Students conduct a short research project on a chosen topic, combine their knowledge of their subject in an acrostic poem, then create a craft to illustrate their topic.
Make addition with regrouping easy with this lesson plan that makes the task a visual learning experience.
In this lesson, students will develop an understanding of their communities' locations on a map through a variety of hands on activities.
Using base ten blocks, cards, and clear cups, your students will practice the concept of borrowing for subtraction problems in this lesson.
Get those bodies moving and make some patterns. This lesson uses fine and gross motor skills to teach your students about AB patterns.
Your students will easily be able to tell which is more after this enjoyable hands on lesson. Students will solidify their skill with an independent worksheet.
Get your magnifying glasses—it’s time to play text detective. In this lesson, students will learn the importance of reading comprehension and making inferences while learning to correctly label the 5 Ws within a text.
Hook your students on reading with this lesson that helps them identify the shapes of letters.
This interactive insect game will engage students in collecting and counting bugs! Students will catch and count pompoms and use imagination, representation, counting, and qualitative skills during this play based math activity.
Teaching figurative language is as easy as pie with this lesson. Give students a chance to explore different kinds of figurative language as they develop their own comic strip.
Build your class' self confidence with this art lesson that helps them understand that they are special and unique!
Students will be given information on the three branches of the US government. This is an introduction where students fill out information.
Use this lesson to have your students learn about producers and consumers by pretending to be one.
Your students will surely exclaim, "This is fun!" in response to this writing lesson. It covers topics that range from dialogue punctuation to sentence types, and will definitely help improve reading comprehension skills.
This wacky lesson combines math and reading practice with a Dr. Seuss classic and some fun online games.
Enhance your child's predictive abilities with this creative reading lesson. By imitating the styles of Eric Carle's Do You Want to Be My Friend?, students will create and share their own mini guessing games.
Your students have probably heard of both Mickey Mouse and Ironman, but have they ever compared and contrasted them? This lesson engages students in a fun double bubble map activity while helping them learn about internal character traits.
Who knew that sight words could be so handy? This super simple reading lesson is perfect for students who love arts and crafts. It combines a short project with fun sight word memorization activities.
Help your class understand the concept of graphs and charts by holding a scavenger hunt inside your classroom. During this lesson, students gather and create real-world data and graph it.
Your class will need to put their creativity caps on for this lesson where they will create their own creature and write a story about its life.
Look all around! We can find 2D shapes inside 3D shapes wherever we go! In this lesson, students will sort shapes and recognize the 2D components of common 3D shapes.
Introduce your students to 3-D solid geometric shapes and encourage them explore their everyday space for these shapes. In this lesson, they will learn to look at a ball as a sphere!
Give your students some early practice with shapes using this simple lesson. Young learners will have a great time creating shapes using pieces of string.
Let your students' creative juices flow with this lesson that teaches them about collage and symbolism. Students will create their own collage self portrait and learn about Romare Bearden.
Teach your preschoolers their home phone numbers, and reinforce the digits zero through nine! Learning phone numbers can also help your students if they have an emergency or get lost.
If you ask your students if they need ice cream, the answer may surprise you! In this lesson, your students will be able differentiate between wants and needs.
We've all heard not to judge a book or a person by its cover. This topic is poignantly covered in the Vietnamese myth of the Crystal Heart. In this lesson, students will read the myth and write similes in the style of the fisherman's song.
Settlers began arriving to build homes for themselves in America in the early bits of the 17th century. In this lesson, your students will learn a little about what it took to leave home and become a settler.
Give your students a great basis in mathematics with this lesson that has them use a number line to find differences for basic subtraction facts.
Help your students make sense of the commutative property of multiplication by relating it to arrangements of cars in parking lots.
Make multiplication a snap with this hands-on math lesson! Your students will learn how to easily multiply large numbers using base-ten blocks and the strategy of breaking apart by place value.
From teachers to farmers, many people and things together comprise a community. In this social studies lesson, students will identify and illustrate their dream community by making a pop-up card.
Make equivalent fractions matter in the real world with this hands-on math lesson! Students use measuring cups and spoons to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.
In this lesson, students use the visual of a blender to blend letters together to make smooth sounds they can identify independently.
Your students will be introduced to the concept of a main idea in this fun lesson using props to support their thinking.
This fun writing lesson will introduce students to different adverbs. Your little kids will be much more confident in their grammar after working through some comprehensive worksheets.
In this lesson, your students will listen for rhyming words in a beautiful children’s version of the song Goodnight Irene by Raffi.
Get your students ready for some grammar fun with this simple lesson on pronoun recognition.
Get your little mathematicians excited with this fun lesson about comparing decimals. It features helpful review activities and a game that's sure to keep students engaged.
Break the ice with this social lesson, designed to help you and your class get to know each other. This social studies lesson helps students develop a healthy sense of self, and ties in well with any "All About Me" theme or unit.
Help your students master decimals with this engaging math lesson. Your class will put their art skills to work creating a poster, and will practice mathematical explanations through peer collaboration.
Choo-choo! Your students will enjoy this matching game of different modes of transportation. They will learn to differentiate between air, water, and ground transportation vehicles.
Foots or feet? In this lesson, students will identify irregular plural nouns. They will learn that some plural nouns don't follow any spelling rules.
Have your students get energized while they learn about animal locomotion and move around like various animals!
In this lesson, your students will explore the properties of solids and learn to describe them in various ways.
Your students will enjoy this hands on lesson where they make simple solutions and mixtures. They will have an opportunity to predict and observe solids that dissolve in water.
10, 20, 30, and up! In this lesson, students learn strategies for multiplying one-digit numbers by multiples of ten (10 through 90) through practice problems and playing a fun, hands-on game.
I like to run, play, and dance! In this lesson, students will learn how to express themselves and write simple sentences. Your class will gain important social skills by interacting with their peers during these activities.
In this funny twist of the "Three Little Pigs," the wolf ends up rather confused! After reading this story, your students will have a great time acting out their versions of "Who's at the Door? A Split-Page Surprise Book" by Jonathan Allen.
What do you use to make what you need? Resources! Students will explore the three kinds of resources producers use to create the products the use and sell.
Your students will have fun working with numbers to 20 with this exciting and interactive lesson with music, movement, and hands-on experiences!
Students get hands-on practice playing this math multiplication game with their hands!
In this lesson, students take letter ingredients to cook up some digraphs.
On the road again! In this transportation-centered lesson, your class will learn how to identify common road signs.
The flying, crowing, strutting figure of Peter Pan is known to kids of all ages, but how much do we really know? In this lesson, your class will use the Peter Pan and Neverland workbook to take a closer look at Peter and his world.
Second to the right, and straight on 'til morning. In this lesson, your students will work on reading comprehensions while continuing to learn more about Peter Pan in their journey through the Peter Pan and Neverland workbook.
"You must be nice to him, Wendy impressed on her brothers." In this lesson, your class continues work in their Peter Pan and Neverland workbooks, focusing on comprehension of Wendy Darling's personality.
Up, up, and away! It's Peter Pan vs. Wendy vs. John in this reading comprehension lesson. Using the Peter Pan and Neverland workbook, students will use text excerpts and comprehension questions to write an essay comparing main characters.
Goodbye London, hello Neverland. In this lesson, students will complete the final pages of their Peter Pan and Neverland workbooks by taking a more in-depth look at Peter's full character and what possibilities Neverland might hold.
Scientists observe and classify the world around them! In this lesson, your students will practice their processing skills by observing a group of objects and grouping the objects based on their attributes.
Who is who in your school community? In this lesson, students will learn about the people who work at their school and how everyone helps each other to keep the school running safely.
Opinion writers need to establish credibility so that their audience will value their opinion. In this lesson, your students learn how to establish themselves as authorities on their chosen writing topics.
Roses are red, violets are blue, I love Valentine's Day, and you should too! In this lesson, students will take part in various Valentine's Day activities, incorporating simple writing exercises and math into the holiday fun.
It’s not a bird! It’s not a plane! It’s a Super Citizen! In this superhero lesson on citizenship, students will learn about the concepts of good citizenship while simultaneously getting a lesson on positive behavior!
Music to my ears! In this hands-on science lesson, your class becomes amateur musicians by learning about pitch and playing tunes on bottles.
Although they may need to wait before driving the real things, preschool students will love engaging with boats, trains, and buses as they learn more about different ways to get around. Honk, honk, choo-choo, and off to learn they’ll go!
Making flash cards is something done by students of all ages. Help your kids develop good study habits with this lesson plan, which will teach them how to use flash cards and a dictionary to learn new vocabulary.
Patriotism will abound as students learn more about the United States. After learning about its history, students will soon be seeing American flags everywhere with this lesson!
Skip, skip, skip counting made fun! With this lesson that uses dot-to-dot worksheets and singing, students will be eager to participate in learning to skip count by fives and tens.
Combine letter recognition and movement with this reading-focused lesson! In this lesson, students will reenact the story "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom" while learning to recognize lowercase letters.
Fantastic! Fun! Fabulous! In this phonics lesson, your class will learn all about the letter F through words, letter-sound correspondence, writing, and a fun frog song.
Anansi invites his friend Turtle to dinner at his house ... but does he treat him like a friend? In this reading comprehension lesson, your class practices questioning, retelling, and identifying the moral in "Anansi and the Turtle."
What sound does the letter E make? Your students will practice identifying pictures, reading, and making words with the short E sound in this fun-filled phonics lesson.
Ready, set, fractions! In this hands-on lesson, your students will familiarize themselves with common fractions using concrete materials to practice splitting items into halves, thirds, and quarters.
More or less? In this hands-on lesson, your students hone important fine motor skills and learn about how to compare quantities.
Delicious multiplication! In this sweet lesson, your students will learn how to relate multiplication to repeated addition using candy counters.
Let’s travel across the United States! In this city-themed lesson that integrates reading and social studies, students explore the culture and history of the cities in the United States.
In this lesson, students will learn how to add a one-digit number to a two-digit number. This will help students build upon the skills needed for regrouping larger numbers.
Would you like your students to understand some of the most iconic symbols in American culture? Well, you are in luck! This lesson will allow your students to explore important American symbols and their meanings.
Can your class name the Native American tribes? In this lesson that integrates social studies with language arts, students will research the tribes of Native Americans who lived in various regions of the United States!
Students will show off their patriotism as they put their research and oral advocacy skills to the test in this history lesson.
Take your students on a virtual shopping trip to allow them to explore the importance of spending money wisely.
Make maps relevant for your class! With an introduction to basic map skills, students will discover the nuts and bolts of how maps are designed. They will even have the chance to map out relevant places like their school and neighborhood!
In this lesson, students will gain and use knowledge of expanded fraction form to play a fun card game involving rounding.
In this lesson, students use cubes to build arrays to represent factor pairs of numbers within 100. They use this understanding to identify multiples as well.
Students will make a book of homographs using pictures as definitions in order to have a visual connection of the multiple meanings one word can have.
In this activity, students will make a step book with the definitions and examples for nouns, pronouns, adjectives, and adverbs. This information will be solidified with a fun hands-on game!
Have your students stretch their creativity with this lesson that teaches them about haikus and has them practice their syllable counting.
In this lesson, your students will go through the writing process to write about their perfect pets and then make a 3-D version of this pet, mount the final draft, and display it.
Use this lesson to teach your students about the characteristics of mammals and birds. Teach them about unique mammals and birds that do not have the characteristics of the average mammal and bird.
Use this lesson to teach your students about the types of rocks and how they are formed using objects that they are familiar with.
Use this lesson to show your students all of the red items around us. Your students will have a great time using red paint to create fingerprints on a class poster board!
It's time to take out the trash! Educate your students on the history of garbage in America, including the effects our pollution have had on the environment and what we can do to make it better.
In this lesson, students have a great time using their imaginations to collaborate and create their own story following the "how and why" style of common folktales.
Are your students ready to become detectives? This engaging lesson will have them searching for clues while improving their reading skills.
Young learners will love finding the main ideas in short informational texts. Featuring a bunch of fun worksheets, this lesson will help students learn about different topics while improving their reading skills.
Let your students' imaginations run wild with this fun language lesson, which will give them an opportunity to write and act out their own stories.
Improve your students' writing skills with this neat lesson on adjectives. From bright to dark, light to heavy, your little writers will be able to describe the world around them in no time.
Bing! Bam! Boom! In this bombastic lesson, students will learn about onomatopoeia and create word art to describe the sounds these words make.
This teacher-approved lesson is sure to get your kids ready for reading. Students will love learning about the letter R with a silly story and game.
In this lesson, students will learn about the marvelous letter M. They'll also have fun working on a hands-on arts and crafts project to form their own "M"s.
Teach your students how to write decimals in expanded decimal form with this fun game. Students will be writing and comparing decimals while not even realizing they are learning one of the most complicated 5th grade math standards.
In this lesson, students will have fun creating addition sentences by drawing and counting ladybug dots.
Help your students make sense of the greater than, less than and equal to in this interactive lesson! Your students will have opportunities to compere either two-digit or three-digit numbers.
Benjamin Franklin wasn't just a Founding Father of the United States of America—he was so much more. In this lesson, students will learn how Ben Franklin changed the shape of Philadelphia.
Root, stem, flower, leaf! In this hands-on science lesson, your students will create their own plants to help them identify and remember the parts of a plant.
After this lesson you will have a group of prospective farmers in your class. They plant seeds and learn what seeds need to grow.
This lesson will give students an opportunity to have fun while learning about and using similes.
Did Christopher Columbus really "discover" America? In this lesson, students read biographies to learn about the who, what, where, and when of the "birth" of the Americas.
Shape up your students' understanding of geometrical attributes with this hands-on math lesson. Students will gain a better understanding of how to describe a shape by the number of edges and vertices it has, rather than by its name.
What's so great about a tree? With this lesson, your students will be able to find out by exploring the benefits of trees through a beautiful story, catchy song and fun drawing activity.
Get your kids excited about social studies with this comprehensive lesson, which will allow them to make their own visual comparisons of the three branches of the United States government.
By combining world and personal events, students will understand how their lives fir together with major events. Your kids will love learning all kinds of new facts about themselves and seeing their history on display.
Teach your students about living and nonliving things with this interactive lesson that keeps your class engaged as they learn!
This quirky lesson will have young readers hungry to identify three and four letter words containing the digraph "th" in Eric Carle's classic The Hungry Caterpillar.
Get young students moving with this group activity! In this lesson, young learners will trace and match different letters.
This lesson will help your students write proper telling sentences. It features exercises for describing objects, writing descriptions, and fixing sentences.
In this teacher-approved lesson, students will make and play with oobleck (corn starch and water), then write about their experiments. Young scientists will have a blast seeing their oobleck mixtures seemingly come to life.
Bring theme to life with Chris Van Allsburg's *The Sweetest Fig*, a story with a great message for young readers to discover. This lesson pairs a wonderful read-aloud with activities and fun videos to keep your students engaged.
Great for an Earth Day unit or as part of your school's recycling awareness program, use this lesson to make your students aware of actions they can take to save the Earth!
Our community relies on different kinds of resources to operate successfully. In this lesson, your students will learn how capital, human, and natural resources are all important for the functioning of a productive society.
Help your students become shining stars with this lesson about metaphors. Your class will hone art skills and practice comparison using figurative language.
Use this lesson to show your students the differences and similarities between the various countries in terms of political, economic, cultural, and population regions.
Popular fiction throughout the ages colors the way people speak. In this short lesson, students will read a myth and non-fiction paragraph in order to identify and define words that come from mythology.
This lesson is a great introduction to the concept of simple addition! After listening to a story, students will complete a sensory activity to try adding on their own!
The ability to read aloud well and with confidence is an important part of student development. In this lesson, students will use picture books and record videos of themselves reading aloud.
Using your acting skills and a great book by Chris Van Allsburg, you will lead your students on an adventure to compare characters and events throughout a book.
Help your students learn how the various parts of speech work together to lengthen and enrich simple sentences. In this lesson, young writers will enjoy constructing wacky sentences with different parts of speech.
Building a sense of community fosters dependability and citizenship. Help students become aware of people in the community who assist them daily.
Llama Llama's adventures are fun, interesting, and ready for your students' keen eyes. Explore the themes, setting, plots, and illustrations to discover hidden similarities and differences between these beloved picture books.
This hands-on lesson will get your students to investigate some mystery liquids, and they will have to use their observational skills to figure out what they are.
Your students will have fun identifying pictures, reading, and grouping words with the initial and medial short 'u' sound.
Students will use their artistic and directional skills as they practice drawing maps and giving directions. By the time it’s done, everyone will know which way is the right way to go!
Start Your Engines! It's time to teach your students how to summarize fiction text as you race down Summary Raceway.
Thanksgiving offers an opportunity to teach young students about early days in the original colonies. Students will discover the purpose and people involved in the first Thanksgiving and share their knowledge in the form of a pageant.
Explore a Native American legend with your students to discover the ways of life and beliefs of the Algonquin people.
If you are studying the different types of rocks then this is the lesson for your class. This lesson will take your students beyond the textbook and into the environment.
Don't you love when the leaves turn reddish orange and fall off the trees? This lesson provides a great way to clean up some of those leaves all while helping your students learn to classify different types of leaves.
Food and grocery shopping will take on a different perspective for students by the end of this activity. Students may even find themselves keeping a closer eye on their pennies!
Looking for a fun way to assess your students' knowledge of poetry? Try having a poetry harvest! With fun decorations, unexpected elements, and activity-based workstations, this fun test is sure to get your students excited.
Get your students to be builders and create structures with a variety of materials. Students will have the opportunity to be creative, cooperate in groups, and discuss their experience.
This early reading lesson involves identifying pictures and making words with the short 'a' sound. Your kids will learn words with the initial, medial, and final short 'a' sound while having fun!
In this lesson, students use descriptive adjectives to write interesting sentences and create pictures.
Use this lesson to teach your students about the various types of forests by drawing them on a box!
Use this lesson to teach your students about the major bodies of water by letting them create miniature versions of their own!
Use this lesson to teach your students how people survived in the New England colonies when they were first created.
Can your students call out the names of the continents? In this exciting lesson, students will learn the names of the major continents through an interactive process of word and map identification.
An interesting lesson about our very special community helpers. Teach your students how important each job is for our safety and health. Encourage them to think about what they would like to be when they grow up.
Society and classrooms both require special helpers to keep things running smoothly. In this lesson, students will explore the people that help their community operate and take on some special jobs of their own to help in their classroom.
Do you want an interactive lesson that puts all the decision making in the palm of your students' hands? Supply and demand is a fun, interactive, and hands on activity that will help your students understand economics on a smaller scale.
The science of matter becomes as fun as it is educational when George gets in the mix! After watching Curious George work with his 'floppafication' pot, students will learn about matter and force.
In this lesson, students will learn about the history of their town while improving their writing and research skills. No matter how big or small the town, there’s always something fun to uncover in this assignment!
In this lesson, students review AB patterning by learning about the flag! This lesson ties in well with both math and lessons for the Fourth of July.
Teach your kids about the different parts of a tree with this neat lesson plan. Young scientists will love examining trees and sharing their opinions about them.
In this lesson you will allow students to explore the inferences in the opening chapter of Bud, Not Buddy. Then they will have the opportunity to develop these skills further with high cognitive partner and individual activities.
Idioms will be a piece of cake when students finish this fun lesson! Students practice illustrating and explaining common idioms.
Eye love science! This lesson will help your students understand the parts of the eye that work together to make us visualize the different colors, shapes, and textures of objects around us.
Use this lesson to introduce your class to four kinds of sentences, and how understanding and using different types of sentences allows writers to control the tone of their sentences.
Without natural resources, our world would be a very different place. Help your class understand the importance of water, plants, and soil with this exploratory science lesson.
Energy is an essential part of our daily lives, but the resources that power the Earth are being threatened. In this lesson, students learn about renewable and non-renewable resources, including those that need protection.
Walk, sleep, run, eat! We're constantly using energy, whether we're moving or not. In this lesson, students learn how their bodies are constantly converting potential energy into kinetic energy and kinetic energy back to potential energy.
Quoting is a valuable skill in today's education. Lead your students on the right path with explicit instruction that will stick. Then, back it up with hands on practice on and experience in their own leveled chapter books.
In this lesson, students will learn about the importance of recycling! This is a great lesson to tie into Earth Day activities.
In this lesson, students will explore the wonders of wind. Through observation and a project, students will visualize the power of wind!
Heads up! Students become cloud experts before making custom clouds, complete with weather predictions!
Coral reef life comes alive in this fun label and match activity that challenges students’ deductive reasoning skills and allows for artistic expression.
Come on in, the water’s fun! In this activity, students see the water cycle in action with ordinary objects and learn the water the dinosaurs tasted is still around.
Holy cow! Did President George W. Bush really have a longhorn named Ofelia as a pet? Students learn about wacky White House pets in this fun research activity that includes “president interviews” and a pet choice writing page.
Make history come alive with this interactive lesson! Students will have a blast presenting a "living timeline" to help their classmates understand the events of the Revolutionary War.
Students put their knowledge of animal adaptations to the test when they create a new creature with its own unique set of adaptations!
Your students may know about Rosa Parks, but do they know about the Montgomery Bus Boycott that her famous action inspired? Enhance students' knowledge of this important part of the Civil Rights movement while teaching cause and effect.
Students will have the time of their lives, as they represent their school day on a timeline. From the moment they wake up to the end of school, students will enjoy communicating their day in chronological order.
This lesson will allow students to explore the backgrounds and contributions of the Founding Fathers by completing an online scavenger hunt and writing a basic biography.
What does it feel like to take 120 steps? In this lesson, students practice counting and completing word problems up to 120.
How does a bill become a law? Help your students figure out the answer with this engaging, hands-on social studies lesson.
In this lesson, students will practice sorting objects by playing matching games. They'll have a great time with these activities, which are designed to improve color recognition and fine motor skills.
Help your kids learn about prefixes with these hands-on activities. Young learners will have fun acting out different words and practicing their writing skills.
Let’s read about our rights! In this social studies and language arts lesson, students learn about the Bill of Rights and participate in some fun writing activities.
Help your students develop their creative writing skills with this lesson, which features the Adjective-Adjective-Noun strategy. Young writers will be inspired to show, not tell.
Step into the shoes of an explorer. Students will learn more about the lives and accomplishments of important explorers, and they'll demonstrate their knowledge through a creative writing assignment.
Your students will love learning about the life cycle of a seed with a classic story, simple video, and a cut and paste activity!
Students will take part in a scavenger hunt as they look around the school for common and proper nouns.
What’s on their minds? In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to creatively express their opinions in the context of a "letter to the editor." Students will make connections between real social issues and writing!
Through examples and non-examples, students will learn what qualifies as a region. Creativity and problem solving skills will be put to the test as students determine the necessary elements that make up a region.
Have you ever had to explain to someone where something is? Learning to create a map is a fun way to show where objects and places are.
What life events have made an impact on your own life? This activity allows students to make a timeline of their own life events!
Help your students see how much happens in a year with this lesson that has them place all of the holidays on a calendar.
This activity keeps your students moving and puts their reasoning skills to the test! An outside scavenger hunt will allow students to find different objects to classify into groups.
Do your students like to read or write crazy stories? Do they students need a refresher on the different parts of a sentence? Help them with both using this fun activity-based lesson.
What is recycling all about? What can and can't be recycled? What can I do to help others understand the importance of recycling? This activity helps students answer all of these questions as they learn about saving planet Earth.
From the compass rose to the map key, first grade students will learn about three characteristics that make up a map. Symbols are used on maps too, as students practice what they can do!
Give students an opportunity to show what they know! In this lesson, students will review key terms and construct a map of a familiar place. Whether it’s school or home, or a make believe place, students will enjoy mapping their world.
The Pledge of Allegiance has been recited for years, but how many truly know its meaning? This lesson allows our student citizens a chance to learn and appreciate the pledge, as they understand the meaning behind it.
Have your students experience the act of trading goods and services with bartering. In this activity, students will have the opportunity to make a deal, in order to get what they want. Better yet, make a deal without spending a cent!
A Lesson about the Great Depression doesn't have to depress your students! They will enjoy building background knowledge for Bud, Not Buddy with great interactive and cooperative learning tasks.
In this lesson, students will learn about how they are different from each other. They will then write about themselves! This lesson would fit in perfect with an "All About Me" theme.
Students connect dots to find stars used to navigate north and create a constellation of their own in this creative game format.
Kids will be thrilled to fill their short "i" vocabulary banks using this lesson plan. It includes worksheets and oral activities to keep young learners engaged.
Sugar skulls and fancy dress aren't all there is to the Day of the Dead. In this lesson students will learn about several societies that celebrate their dead, as well as some of the history behind the traditions of the Día de los Muertos.
This is a great lesson to use at the start of the school year. The focus is creating one happy classroom! Students will get to know themselves and their peers and describe how they will make the classroom a happy learning place.
Help your students learn about earth with this lesson that teaches them about the most basic component-dirt!
A classic story, simple game, and color mixing will help your students learn their primary and secondary colors.
Going on a bear hunt...through, over, and across landforms! Your students will learn about landforms as they participate in a story and play a game.
Where can we find United States symbols? In this lesson, students will not only learn about the familiar United States symbols, but also create a flag full of symbols that represents who they are and what they enjoy.
Fully adaptable, this lesson can be used to to highlight African American leaders, famous women, veterans, or any other group of individuals who have acted heroically and have positively influenced our nation!
Help your students understand rounding without rhymes or tricks. Students will use an open number line to round and then take part in a fun game that will get them moving around the room.
Use this lesson to see how animals can have very interesting relationships. Some help each other, some benefit from others, and some hurt others. Young scientists are sure to benefit from this eye-opening lesson.
In this hands on activity students will explore the advantages and disadvantages of specialization and interdependence through their creation of paper bugs.
Let's learn about the human body. Students will enjoy discovering different connective tissues in this comprehensive science lesson.
In this lesson, students will practice letter recognition with the story Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. Filled with coconut trees and ABC's, this fun activity is sure to please!
Students will have a blast as they engage in interactive projects to learn about the characteristics of urban, suburban, and rural communities. This lesson will help them develop both their writing and social-studies skills.
Make your students global citizens with this lesson that has them learn about the different cultures of the world.
The world is full or signs and symbols! This lesson will allow your students to explore and understand signs and symbols in their community.
Kids will enjoy hearing the story On Market Street as they become familiar with goods and services. From apples to zippers, students will understand how people buy goods, and how others provide services in our lives.
Your preschoolers' tactile abilities will be activated with this lesson as they explore their sense of touch.
Use this lesson to teach your students about facts and opinions. Teach them that a certain belief that they have about someone or something is not a fact!
Use this lesson to teach your students about their sense of touch. Have them close their eyes to touch various objects and guess the name of the object.
Through play and a project, students will learn how to create and extend patterns by using various objects.
In this literacy lesson, students have the chance to explore feelings using The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister. They will role-play, answer comprehension questions, and create a craft!
Can you hear me? In this lesson, your students will learn about their sense of hearing. Show them how frustrating it is to not understand sounds by lip-reading a paragraph.
Use this lesson to teach your students about their sense of smell. Teach them that food would not taste as good without their sense of smell. Have them imagine their favorite food and think if they like the taste or the smell of that food.
Can cartoon bears talk? Can fish sing? Engage your students by teaching the difference between real and make believe.
Help your students become global citizens with this lesson that teaches the about culture. Students will explore their culture and the cultures of their classmates in this engaging, hands-on activity.
Use hands-on activities involving play dough to show your students the layers of the Earth!
This lesson will make solving subtraction word problems fun for students. It includes music and interaction to grab your students' attention.
Help! The numbers in our equations have run away and left their answers alone! In this lesson, students will review their math facts and knowledge to solve Ken Ken like puzzles and bring the numbers back to their places.
This lesson will make your students aware of their sense of sight. They will learn to not just look but to actually see the things around them.
There will be no question that students will know all about the letter Q after this engaging lesson. Teach your students this letter Q lesson so they can practice identifying, saying, and forming the letter.
Use this lesson to teach your students about the various tastes by tasting yummy foods! Make them imagine how boring it would be if food didn't have a taste.
Your students will learn all about the water cycle with a simple video, lively song and cut and paste activity!
In this cooperative economics activity, students learn about the division of labor in a real way. Students will be able to see first hand the advantages and disadvantages of the division of labor.
What's the difference? In this lesson, your students will learn to describe what living in an urban, rural, and a suburban area is like.
In this lesson, students will learn about what plants needs to survive. They will then have a chance to grow their own plant!
Use this lesson to teach your students about the planets that are the farthest away from the sun! Teach them about the planets with rings and the materials inside the rings.
In this lesson, students will begin getting ready to write by practicing their prewriting skills. They will work on building fine motor strength, practicing hand-eye coordination, and take part in sensory activities as well!
Get your young scientists out of the classroom and into nature with this interactive science lesson.
Use this lesson to show your students that dreams can become reality with dedication and determination. This lesson will teach them about a man who made his dream come true by standing firm in front of the most challenging obstacles.
Show your students how combining two objects can create a new object! Show your students that an object that is broken down into two objects still has the same mass as the two objects created from it.
Students will go wild for this hands-on habitat lesson. Who can help the animals find their homes?
This lesson will make your students realize that even though they take their heart for granted, the heart is working hard to pump blood to different parts of the body to keep them healthy and running!
This lesson combines students' knowledge of US geography and their creative writing skills in one fun activity!
In this lesson, students will explore the different clouds and use their imagination at the same time!
In this lesson, students will use their schema and make inferences to find the owners of some mystery belongings!
Students will become environmental activists as they think of ways to help our Earth!
Use this lesson to show your students how food travels from the mouth to the stomach. Additionally, show them how the digestive system delivers important nutrients to other parts of the body and also excretes wastes from the body.
Teach your students about the location of the first thirteen states on the United States map. Use this lesson plan to let them sing and move their bodies to learn about the thirteen colonies.
Use this lesson to teach your students how the different parts of a brain are responsible for any act they do. This lesson will teach your students how a 3.5 pound organ controls a grown human being!
Teach your students about the people who decide which laws to pass. Activate the critical thinking skills of your students by having them decide the laws that they would like to modify!
Show your students the parts that work together to make a person breath! Have them compare the lungs of a healthy person, the lungs of a smoker, the lungs of a city resident, and the lungs of a miner.
This is a lesson about the immigration procedures at Ellis Island. Students will learn about the process and creatively write about what it was like for immigrants to pass through Ellis Island.
In this lesson, students get practice with finding the beginning, middle, and end of the story. Have your students help you fix a mixed up story while they learn the parts of a story.
Is that big or small? Help your students learn to sort big and small items with this hands-on lesson.
From skyscrapers to ants, comparing sizes with your class can be endlessly fun! This lesson will help your students compare short and tall sizes.
In this lesson, students will be learning all about dinosaurs! They will have the chance to explore dinosaurs and learn which are herbivores and which are carnivores!
Introduce your students to the rights guaranteed to them by the Constitution, and have them come up with the rights that they wish they would have!
In this lesson, students will practice their rhyming skills with a focus on the all time favorite nursery rhyme Humpty Dumpty.
In this lesson, students will practice counting to 10. Using manipulatives, they will learn to pair numbers with the correct amount of objects.
Who doesn't love a cold glass of lemonade on a hot day? In this lesson students will learn about the letter L, work together to make a pitcher of lemonade, and use the language experience approach to create a class story.
Use this lesson to teach your students the similarities and differences between Earth and the inner planets. They will be amazed by facts about our solar system!
Students journey on a scavenger hunt around the school to put their knowledge of the Five Themes of Geography to the test!
Use this lesson to teach your students about the different types of species and how to categorize them! Your students will learn characteristics about vertebrates and invertebrates.
Social studies, reading comprehension, and writing come together in this high-engagement lesson about Native American legends!
Take your students to a magical place by having them read stories such as "The Ugly Duckling" and "Rumpelstiltskin." They can read these magical stories and figure out the main idea and details in them!
Let your students find out that the sentences they speak so easily are formed of many different parts. Have them break down sentences to learn the various parts that form a sentence!
Let your students learn how to find the area of rectangular objects by doing hands-on activities. Your students will love finding the area of various rectangular objects around the classroom!
This lesson on perimeter will let your students walk around the class to see the border, use a measuring tape to measure the walls in their classroom, and enable them to understand how math is related to real life!
Use this lesson to teach your students about the appropriate wardrobe for the different seasons. Also, teach them about the wonderful holidays of each season!
Use this lesson to have your students research about a planet of their choice and present it to the class! This lesson will also give the creative students of your class an opportunity to make their own planets!
Use this lesson to show your students the different types of solids, liquids, and gases. Show them how a solid turns into a liquid and how a liquid turns into a gas by using real life examples.
Encourage your preschoolers to categorize animals based on their outer coverings. Your students will have fun differentiating between fur, scales, and feathers.
In this lesson, students will explore the life cycle of a pumpkin plant. Then they will have the chance to grown their own!
Preschoolers will be head over heels about animals and their offspring in this lesson! Teach them animal names and the sounds they make.
In this lesson, students will learn about the history of Thanksgiving. They will identify things they are thankful for and then write about it!
Get your students excited to talk about animals in this lesson! Your students will choose an animal, research and write a report, and then create a poster and conduct a presentation for the class!
In this lesson plan, students explore the wonders of fall by going on a leaf hunt! After, they will create their own character to go on an adventure and then they will write about it!
Have your students seeing the rainbow with this lesson that has them explore the basic colors and practice their color identification.
Show your students how coordinate planes can be useful in seeing the distance between various locations! Have them draw shapes on a coordinate plane and determine the location of corners.
Do you have students who are constantly asking what, who, where, why, how, and when? It's your turn to ask now! Have them read various stories and ask them to answer these questions in this lesson.
In this lesson, students will listen to a story and answer literacy questions throughout. They will then complete a math activity to go along with the story!
Aid your students in becoming the best citizens they can be with this lesson that teaches students how to be, and what makes, a good citizen.
Who doesn't love peanut butter and jelly? This lesson has the potential to get a little messy as you reinforce the letter S!
We're going down under! While you won't take your students to Australia, they will have some fun with the sight word "under" in this lesson.
In this lesson, students will have the chance to discuss community helpers! They will explore people who help them everyday and then complete an expressive activity.
Help your kids learn about landmarks with this lesson that takes them on a field trip around the school and has them record their findings in writing.
Mixing Colors is a lesson plan that gives students a chance to explore the exciting process of combining primary colors to make secondary colors! This lesson is hands-on and filled with learning opportunities for students.
In this lesson, your students will use their auditory, visual, and kinetic skills to learn about angles. Students will use their artistic and linguistic abilities to learn about angles and lines.
In this lesson, your students will break down composite figures to identify 2-D shapes that make them. Students will put together 2-D shapes to create a composite shape.
In this lesson, students will learn about why dentists are community helpers. They will also get a chance to see why it is so important to keep their teeth clean!
Preschool students love to observe their environment. Invite them to discover how seeds grow and develop into plants with this class project-based lesson.
Who where those two kids who went up that hill again? This lesson plan includes role playing with a familiar nursery rhyme.
In this lesson, students will listen to a story and begin learning the concept of cause and effect. They will make predictions and conduct an experiment of their own!
Up, Up, and Away! Let your students' creativity soar with this lesson plan that has them catch the beauty of hot air balloons in multimedia craft projects.
In this lesson, your students will practice naming nouns and verbs. They will relate these parts of speech to themselves and actions they perform!
In this lesson, your students will become familiar with shapes by identifying them in real life. Your students will love identifying how many sides shapes have by drawing and counting them!
In this lesson, your students will get hands-on practice comparing quantities! Students will compare using buttons, blocks, and their classmates.
Through this lesson, students will practice writing the letters of the alphabet! They will listen to a story, take part in a sensory activity, and finish with a fun game.
In this lesson, students will explore the wonders of winter. They will learn about winter weather, winter clothing, and winter activities!
Your students will learn when to use less than and greater than and how to differentiate the two symbols in this lesson. They will have fun playing the role of the Less Than and Greater Than alligators!
In this lesson, your students will have the opportunity to learn more about the season of fall! This lesson focuses on what people wear in the fall, the weather, and how the trees change!
Mapping just took on a bold new look! With the help of Sara Fanelli’s My Map Book, students will see maps in a whole new way!
In this lesson, your students will have the chance to see how rain falls from clouds by creating their own miniature rainy day! This hands-on lesson gets students excited about science!
Your students will love learning about America's national bird as they watch a video, listen to a story, and play a fun game! Get your students excited to learn social studies with this lesson.
In this lesson, your students will be taken into wonderland by reading familiar stories such as The Ugly Duckling. Your students will identify characters, setting, and main events in these stories.
In this fun, enticing, and educational lesson students will have the chance to explore Halloween through a variety of different centers.
Your students will love this lesson that teaches them about the life cycle of a chicken. It gives students the chance to visualize the steps that occur from a chick's birth to when it becomes a chicken!
Soft or loud, sweet or bitter, happy or sad? How do your senses help you describe things around you? In this lesson, your students will use words that relate to their five senses.
In this lesson, students will learn to identify the letter P, create the sound the letter P makes, and complete activities to go along with it! This lesson reinforces letter recognition, phonemic awareness, and writing skills.
In this lesson, your students will think about what attracts them to a book. They will learn about the types of people involved in getting a book published.
In this lesson, students will learn how to make healthy choices! They will sort food into healthy and unhealthy categories, and describe their color. They will then have the chance to get a little messy!
It is important for students to gain a better understanding of different ways to write numbers. In this lesson, your students will practice seeing numbers in various ways to help them comprehend the meaning of numbers.
Help your students recognize when they are writing simple, boring sentences. This lesson will teach them to combine similar elements and improve the flow of sentences.
While doing an ocean theme or learning about the letter O, your students will learn about a slippery sea creature and utilize their fine motor skills. They will conduct an experiment to demonstrate a real life phenomenon.
How are quadrilaterals connected? In this lesson, your students will learn about the relationship between quadrilaterals by drawing, defining, and labeling different ones.
A simple story with a fun art activity will help your students learn about the American flag! In this lesson, your students will practice the Pledge of Allegiance as well.
Children need to understand the differences between goods and services and why both of them are important. Children will learn that and more with this lesson that teaches them about everyone's roles in the economy.
In this lesson, your students will collect and organize data to make a beautiful bar graph! They will also practice analyzing the graphs with the information they have.
In this lesson, your students will create their own math facts and practice them! They will understand that multiplication and division are opposites.
Teach your students about symmetry with real life objects! Have them draw lines of symmetry for various shapes, food items, and objects.
Students will learn about the different kinds of houses people live in around the world and how they relate to a culture, environment, and country.
In this lesson, your students will collect and use real data to create a simple bar graph. They will read a story and visually represent data before finding information on their own.
In this lesson, your students will make healthy choices by sorting healthy and unhealthy foods that they eat daily! Students will learn to sort data by color and many more categories!
This lesson plan integrates art and reading to create a character by personifying a pumpkin. Your students will enjoy writing a story about a character that they have created!
In this cheerio counting lesson, students will listen to a story about cheerio counting and then participate in hands on activities using the cheerios! They will work on counting to 10.
Get your preschoolers moving with this small group activity! This kinesthetic lesson, designed for 2-4 students, combines reviewing letters of the alphabet with gross motor skills.
10 is an important number in math! In this lesson, your students will build an understanding of what 10 really means and the many ways to make 10.
Cats are the best! Pizza is better! My teacher rules! In Fact or Opinion: Part 1, your students will combine reading and writing to learn about the differences between facts and opinions and how those differences are communicated.
My dog is better! In this lesson, your students will combine reading, writing, and movement to practice distinguishing and supporting facts and opinions.
In Fact or Opinion: Part 3, your students will take what they learned from the previous lessons and apply it by writing their own personal opinion essays.
Help your students learn uppercase and lowercase letters while teaching them about environmental responsibility with an Earth Day letter scavenger hunt.
Your students will be mesmerized with models after this engaging and hands on lesson that gets students up and moving as they explore their community!
Make a math mystery! In this lesson, help your students understand the relationship between addition and subtraction and how a missing addend word problem is represented with a number sentence.
In this lesson, your students will use the background knowledge that they have about counting and sorting to graph data. They will practice answering questions about the graph!
Yum, yum, yum! In this sweet lesson, students will explore concepts of addition, including how to begin with a number and count on to find a sum.
F is for fire safety! In this lesson plan, introduce the letter F and teach about fire safety at the same time. This engaging lesson is filled with movement and a lot of learning fun!
Collect and graph! In this lesson, your students will practice collecting, organizing, and interpreting data by using real life examples.
This experiment is a fun lesson that captures the ears, eyes, and minds of students! It combines writing, reasoning, predictions, and teamwork with candies and soda to produce a memorable lesson on chemical reactions and energy.
Pick up the phoneme and practice! In this lesson, your students will practice their sense of sound-symbol relationship to develop solid spelling and reading skills.
Chomp along to "The Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark" as students focus on high frequency words and final consonant sounds. This lesson is sure to be an ocean-themed favorite!
This lesson integrates phonemic awareness and phonics. Using a number of exciting activities, your students will learn about two consonants that come together to make a digraph.
Get your hands dirty with some beach matching! Use this hands-on activity to help your students match upper- and lowercase letters with sea creatures and bubbles.
Build words with this fun lesson for emergent readers. Using beads and pipe cleaners, your students will enjoy working with manipulatives to create three and four letter words!
Discovery is exciting! In this hands-on lesson, your students will discover for themselves the rule behind the commutative property of addition.
Sometimes students struggle with comprehension, and it can be difficult to pinpoint where the breakdown occurs. Help your students make visual summaries on sticky notes in this lesson!
In this lesson, your students will practice their reading comprehension and vocabulary with the Pledge of Allegiance. They will reflect on the meaning of the pledge.
Give students many opportunities to see how visuals can influence a story's meaning. Show off your acting skills and read a great book to help them learn!
This lesson will help your students focus on learning to identify the letter E as well as the sound E makes. It also incorporates a story that focuses on teaching students about how everyone is different.
Subjects and verbs agree! This grammar lesson includes a fun interactive segment that students will love, and they will practice matching subjects to their verbs.
Motivate your students by engaging them in a competition! In this lesson, your students will review and practice multiplication strategies.
Make some noise by counting! Help your preschoolers count from one to 10 while strengthening their fine motor and interpersonal skills.
Drawing on various problem solving techniques, students will challenge themselves to solve word problems involving three whole numbers. Problem solving, critical thinking, and real life applications? This lesson has it all.
Students will learn their place in our solar system with this lesson that teaches them about different celestial bodies and their movement within the solar system.
In this lesson, students will explore the trait of responsibility through the characters in a famous Dr. Seuss book. By the end, students’ character and knowledge about literacy will have grown.
Integrate reading, writing, and social studies in this lesson about famous jazz musicians! This lesson would fit perfectly in a unit about biographies or Black History Month.
Make some plot nachos in this engaging lesson! Your students will practice reading comprehension when they separate a story into plot, setting, characters, spicy actions, and more.
All about the "B"utiful butterfly! Use this kinesthetic and creative lesson about the butterfly to focus on the letter B. Your students will also love learning about the butterfly life cycle.
Use this great lesson to get your students interested in learning about basic shapes! This lesson integrates a sensory activity with learning and lets students to get a little messy.
Opposites attract! In this lesson, your students will practice matching antonyms. They will expand their vocabulary by knowing more words to use!
Every student can be a magician after this lesson in mentally adding and subtracting by 10. No previous magic training required!
Let your students show off what they've learned about time, money, and temperature with this lesson that combines all three in one word story.
Will one be left out? Students will practice creative problem solving as they strive to answer this question and determine whether a group is even or odd.
Students will learn to structure their written arguments as they create their own class paper full of opinion editorial pieces in this fun, real-world driven lesson. Step right up and write all about it!
This is a lesson to introduce the students to an end of the sentence punctuation: the exclamation mark. The emphasis will be correlated to a sentence type, in particular, the exclamatory sentence.
Your class will love this number comparison lesson that allows them to be hands on in their classroom. Students will use blocks to understand the difference in numbers and what they represent.
Merging art, creativity, and literature, this lesson is sure to be a crowd favorite. Students will practice their puppetry as they create plays to retell stories in this drama-filled lesson.
Sorting takes on a new challenge for students in this activity which engages their critical thinking skills. As students determine defining attributes, they’ll figure out what makes a shape a shape!
Science can be sticky! This interactive lesson with an ooey-gooey ending will solidify your students' understanding of the states of matter!
Play with pumpkins! In this lesson, students will make representations of real objects. They will get a chance to be the authors and illustrators of their own stories about pumpkins.
Help your class “jump” into number recognition with confidence! In this lesson, students will write numbers on sticky notes, place them in sequential order, and “jump” on the numbers while counting.
Take a walk together! In this lesson, your students will practice their listening and comprehension skills while walking in different ways.
In this lesson, students will roll with numbers and identify what comes before and after a number. They will roll dice, add numbers, and practice counting forward and backward from the sum.
Your students will feel confident in their rounding abilities after this lesson that has them learn how to round numbers to the nearest ten both individually and with a group.
In this lesson, your students will practice counting by putting the correct number of worms into an "apple." They will practice identifying quantity without having to count the numbers one by one.
In this lesson, students will use their creativity, a graphic organizer, and a fun story to learn about character analysis.
Help your class conquer division with this lesson that has them find the unknown factor using multiplication!
In this lesson, students will explore fractions with the same denominators and work as mathematicians to figure out patterns. Your students will gain a lot of practice in comparing fractions!
Are your students hooking their readers? Use this creative and imaginative writing exercise that will bring student beginnings to life.
In this lesson, you will teach your students how to count money to buy small items! Show students which coins they can use to buy their lunch and other small items in the classroom.
Give your students the skills they need to remember key events and actions in a story with this lesson that has them practice with a simple nursery rhyme.
Strong place value recognition is a necessity to order, estimate, round, and check for the accuracy of numbers. In this lesson, students will compare and order numbers using what they know about place value.
Rhythm and writing make a perfect pair in poetry. Let your young writers practice this skill with the -at word family and CVC words.
Excite your students with knowledge of the past by showing them a film and pretending to live in the past! In this lesson, your students will learn about the Stone Age.
Help your students put their best foot forward when it comes to this lesson that allows them to solve problems both in a group setting and individually.
It's all about me! In this lesson, students will identify character traits in a story and decide if they have the same traits. This lesson incorporates literature, writing, comparison skills, and social skills.
In this lesson, students will fill their barns with farm animals by matching, identifying, and connecting the sounds of letters with their symbols.
Allow students to make sense of the world through hands-on activities and play. This movement-centered lesson will let your students explore parts of nature that make up our great Earth.
In this lesson, students will use an informational text passage to ask and answer questions. Using biographies, your students will learn about two famous figures in history.
Your students will be experts in subtraction with regrouping after this lesson that has them work as a class and individually to perfect their skills.
After reading *The Giving Tree* by Shel Silverstein, students will use a graphic organizer to identify story elements and develop a deeper understanding of the story.
Explore the world of words! In this lesson, play an amazing game to introduce action words to your students.
Students will get a chance to use multiple methods to compare three-digit numbers. They will also get practice using greater than and less than symbols to show their answers.
Change is inevitable, even for story characters! In this lesson, your students will determine how a character changes throughout a story by focusing on the character’s dialogue and actions.
Do your students live for Shark Week? Help them prepare with this lesson that teaches them about all the different kinds of sharks and has them color and create their own sea!
Get your students excited and test their knowledge of comparing decimals with this fun decimal "war" game!
A line, an arrow, and a simple rule are all that separate students from rounding success. This lesson will give young mathematicians an engaging overview of place values and rounding.
In this lesson, your students will play "I Spy" to identify 3-D shapes. They will use language to describe the shapes and be able to compare them easily.
This lesson provides a fun way to combine learning and entertainment. Your kids will have a great time listening to stories and learning about mice.
Help your students master reasoning skills with this fun lesson! Students will use their knowledge to match tables to chairs and apples to apple trees.
In this lesson, your students will use guiding questions as a way to organize their thoughts about non-fiction reading. They will also gain an understanding of some of the factors that led to the colonization of the Middle Atlantic States.
This lesson allows students to explore the concept of multiplication hands on. Kids will also come to understand why multiplication is important as well as how to solve multiplication problems using array models.
Help your students learn how long a minute is with this lesson that shows them how the length of a minute can appear to change depending on the activity, all while putting their time estimation skills to the test.
Give your students the extra motivation they need to master consonant blends. Hook them in with this exciting lesson on the L blend. Expose them to beginning blends such as FL, SL, CL, GL, and BL.
Make reading as fun as A-B-C and 1-2-3! Introduce your first grade students to ending blends such as NK, LK, NT, MP, and ND.
Pop into place! This lessons builds your students' knowledge of numbers, their place value, and how to write them correctly.
Order up! Get your students excited about counting with this teacher-approved math lesson. Kids will have a blast making booklets and participating in counting activities.
Martin Luther King Jr. played a big role in shaping America into the country that it is today. This lesson plan will help your students understand how important he was and help them dream as he did.
Name that hero! In this lesson, your students will practice adding two digit numbers together. They will get more comfortable adding bigger numbers together, making it easier to add three digit numbers later on.
Get your preschoolers engaged in recognizing and writing the letter H with tracing, coloring, cutting, and pasting.
Comparing numbers is sweet with this yummy lesson. Students use cereal as a hands on manipulative to compare numbers 0-10. A sweet treat remains for a job well done!
Tasty subtraction! Your students will have a delicious time learning to subtract with a treat they can eat when they are finished.
Students will play the card game War to learn about place value and comparing numbers using the terms "less than", "greater than", and "equal to".
Collecting and graphing data can be a fantastic tool for getting to know your students and for your students to get to know one another! In this lesson, students will poll their classmates to gather data and then graph the results!
Before they begin writing letters, evaluate your students' fine motor and pre-writing skills! Vertical lines will give students practice for forming letters such as F, L, E, and H.
Who doesn't enjoy collecting objects from outside? Use your students' natural curiosity to spur interest in math. Your students will have fun outdoors collecting natural objects to practice addition!
Have a blast engaging your students with word families. This lesson will focus on -ig words that your students can see visually.
Students can use their play skills to demonstrate subtraction. In this lesson, your students will use a familiar rhyme to practice subtraction.
In this hands-on lesson, students will learn and use two methods of dividing whole numbers. They will roll dice to create their own unique equations for solving!
This lesson helps students review rounding to the nearest hundred. Your students will practice rounding using manipulatives.
This comprehensive overview of story elements will definitely leave students with a better understanding of author's purpose, character traits, sequence, and main idea. It features the acclaimed Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus.
By sorting and categorizing different objects, young learners will build important foundational skills. Your students will greatly enjoy playing with different toys and competing some fun worksheets.
Catalina Magdalena Hoopensteiner Wallendiner Hogan Logan Bogan Was Her Name, and students will have a blast writing persuasive sentences about her. This quirky lesson is sure to please young, creative minds.
Help build your students subtraction skills by finding the unknown! This lesson will help your students understand the relationship between addition and subtraction, as students build towers to find unknown addends.
In this lesson, music, games, and a tricky maze help your students recognize uppercase and lowercase letters. All these activities are sure to keep kids both engaged and learning.
This lesson incorporates everyday reading material into a fun creative writing activity. Students will learn new vocabulary and incorporate it into an original story.
Double-digit trouble? No problem! Your students will practice their decomposing and regrouping skills in this lesson.
Tie into what they already know! Use money to teach fractions in this engaging lesson.
Do your students struggle with similes and metaphors? Do they have trouble identifying the two different types of analogies? This lesson will help simplify the two and put an end to the confusion.
Your students will consider this lesson the "Super Bowl" of all lessons as they learn to use hyperbole to enhance their own writing.
Help your students get the hang of homophones with this vibrant language lesson. Your little learners will have a blast watching interesting videos and showcasing their knowledge by completing worksheets.
Once in a blue moon, you will have students who completely understand clichés but they can be few and far between. In this lesson, your students will explore how clichés are popular, but overused.
Do your students have trouble understanding the main types of figurative language? This lesson will teach them about I SHAMPOO C, an acronym used to to remember nine of the main types with ease.
Get your students excited about possessive pronouns with this fun lost-and-found inspired lesson. By talking about items that belong to themselves and their classmates, kids be gain a better understanding of denoting possession.
Students will love this lesson where they learn about homophones while playing a card game! Students will also get the chance to use their new found knowledge in a fun story setting.
Don't throw away all of those extra copies of your book order forms! They make great springboards for math lessons. This lesson integrates them into activities designed to help young learners with money math.
In this lesson, your students will use hands-on visuals to learn about fractions! Your students will love using manipulatives to practice placing fractions on a number line.
In this lesson, your students will strengthen their basic fact fluency and determine whether or not number sentences are true. Engage your students by giving them worksheets at their level.
Have your students been begging for a class pet? Combine opinion letter writing with science as your students try to convince you to get the PERFECT class pet.
This lesson helps students learn about asking and answering questions about a text. It also exposes them to valuable lessons about trying to figure out their dreams and not giving up along the way.
This hands-on lesson is sure get your students excited about ocean life. Your little marine biologists will have a great time listening to clues and finding different ocean animals.
This lesson gives young explorers a chance to find plural nouns around the classroom and use them to build sentences. It nourishes students' creative sides while helping them learn.
What's your favorite fruit? In this lesson, your students will practice important skills by learning to interpret and present data in a visual form.
First, get your students ready to learn. This lesson will keep students engaged as they learn about using the correct transition words when writing personal narratives.
Understanding how words translate into equations is a critical everyday math skill. Take your students step-by-step through this process in this lesson.
Teach your students a vital life skill with this lesson on telling time to the nearest minute! Students will be hands on changing the times on their own clocks and get plenty of practice reading times both with the class and individually.
Students will get a chance to see and interact with solving tens multiplication facts in real world scenarios. They will finish this lesson confident in knowing how to solve 10s multiplication facts.
Learning to quickly identify groups of 10 will be very helpful when your students begin working with multiple digit numbers. In this lesson, your students will work with manipulatives to make number pairs.
Students will have a blast reproducing colorful patterns in this creativity-filled preschool lesson. Featuring both worksheets and craft activities, it's sure to help kids learn while having fun.
Ace the letter A with this lesson! Your students will love completing these colorful activities to get to know uppercase and lowercase A.
What's the unknown? In this lesson, your students will become familiar with strategies that can help them solve for the unknown factor in multiplication problems.
This lesson introduces young learners to prefixes. It also gives them hands-on experience with building words using prefix and root word cards.
Using their imaginations, your students will build houses for pretend mice and tell you all about them. This lesson is perfect for young, creative learners.
Everyone has experienced special occasions in their lives! Get your students excited to write about a special occasion they have experienced in this fun lesson plan.
This lesson helps students understand the difference between polygons. It focuses on the root words of these terms to help students make connections to their prior knowledge, making it especially beneficial for ESLs.
Get your students excited about art with this cute fingerprinting activity. It utilizes color to help kids learn about the different fingers on a hand.
Students will have a blast turning a reading passage into a Reader's Theater skit. This lesson teaches them to use dialogue to help readers understand the experiences of different characters.
Identifying shapes and colors will come easily to students after listening to songs, playing bingo, and coloring a worksheet!
Phonological awareness is essential for reading success. This lesson puts the student in control of creating, reading, and sorting CVC words in interactive ways.
Family first! This lesson encourages students to think about families and how diverse families can be.
Hop to the circles! This lesson helps your students experience circles in a fun and informal way using crafts, songs, and games. Your students will also develop perceptual, fine, and gross motor skills at the same time.
Every season comes with different celebrations! In this lesson, your students will learn about the seasons while exploring different ways that people celebrate events in each season.
Your young scientists will have tons of fun visiting measurement stations and using tools to measure various objects. They'll even be able to create posters at the end of the activity.
Fractions can be tricky, but looking at them visually can help your students understand them. This lesson will help students with equivalent fractions, number lines, and making real world connections.
Help students learn the crucial reading strategy of visualizing. Visualizing is a key component of learning to infer from a text. Kids will love using their imaginations to draw pictures of their visualizations.
Get your preschoolers engaged in learning the letters of the alphabet through different mediums. Your kids will have fun with chalk, shaving cream, and even play dough as they discover the letter E.
Use your students' fascination with sharks to create a math feeding frenzy! Students will match numerals to quantity using "shark teeth" in this sensory rich math lesson.
Get your students excited about adding by introducing them to word problems with three addends!
Teach your class to develop strong inferencing skills by focusing on clues and hard evidence. In this lesson, students will play a game of “What’s for Breakfast?” to help them link context clues with word meaning.
Help your students understand place values with this lesson that catches their interest using a story book. Students will go one to play a riddle game both in a group and individually.
Exciting E! This short vowel sound lesson will help your students identify and learn words with the letter E.
Your students will jump into math concepts like measurement and comparison with this delightful investigative activity! How far do kangaroos jump? Pretend to be a kangaroo and find out!
Rhyming, movement, coloring, cutting, and gluing will help your students learn about the letter M! In this lesson, your students will become familiar with the uppercase and lowercase versions of the letter.
"Orange" your students excited about color? Quickly teach your students about the color orange with this simple lesson.
This is an interactive, fun lesson based on the story of the Three Little Pigs. Kids will have a great time acting out the story themselves as they learn some new vocabulary.
With some help from The Little Red Hen, young readers will have fun enhancing their reading skills while learning about the value of hard work.
Help improve your class' reading comprehension and language development with this lesson that has them retell a familiar story in groups.
How? In this lesson, your students will become familiar with using this question word to investigate how things work.
Mix and match your way to understanding colors! This lesson will give your students the opportunity to sort objects into color categories.
Double dominoes! Get your students excited to add with dominoes and playing cards. This lesson is a fun way to help your students continue to learn to add.
Challenge your students to make their personal narratives come to life with strong action words, feelings, and thoughts. This lesson will help young learners develop their creativity and writing skills.
Students will get to explore three-digit numbers through base ten blocks and written form. Students will get plenty of practice identifying the place values of a number both individually and with the class.
Ready to move your feet? Get your students moving with a graphing activity that will knock their socks off! Using a bit of “sole” searching, your students will collect, graph, and interpret data on shoes.
Get your students excited about science! In this lesson, you will read a book to your students about performing an experiment and being a scientist. Then, your students will perform their own experiments.
Yummy fractions! This lesson will introduce fractions to your students and help them identify and make fractions of their own.
Adding and subtracting doesn't need to be boring! Learning to add and subtract can be done with a shoelace or while playing hopscotch.
This sweet, comprehensive lesson allows your students to count candy pieces and identify who has more, less, or an equal share. Young learners will have a great time while improving their math skills.
Just a roll of the dice, and your students will be learning how to count money! In this lesson, they will be become familiar with the value of money.
With some help from Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who, your kids will go on a fun scavenger hunt and discover different sounds.
Who can resist popping bubble wrap? Students will love producing rhymes while jumping on or popping bubble wrap!
Give your students a head start on 3D shapes with this lesson that has them use their observational skills to identify what differentiates the shapes.
This lesson, which features The Eye Book by Theo Lesieg, will keep young learners engaged with scavenger hunt activities that test their observational skills.
This bear-y fun lesson will help your students understand addition and subtraction and reward their efforts with a sweet treat!
Sink or float? This simple lesson has students guess the densities of different objects and place them into water to test their predictions.
Music, hands-on practice, and coloring by number will make this cool addition lesson a favorite! In this lesson, your students will practice adding numbers to five.
This lesson challenges young learners to add dialogue to their writing. Students will love using their creativity to write personal narratives.
Help your students find their fraction families with this lesson that sends them searching for their equal fraction pieces!
In this lesson, your students will use illustrations as they read a classic story to a partner. They will engage their fine motor skills as they complete a simple cut and paste matching activity.
What does it mean to expand a number? Use this lesson plan to help your students understand how to write the expanded form of two-digit numbers.
In this lesson, your students will practice writing about places important to them through poetry. By the time they are done, students will have become better writers and taken a walk down memory lane!
Whoa, weather! Using technology as an aid, students will put their research skills to the test while learning about hurricanes.
Natural landmarks are a source of wonder and fascination, and they encourage people’s imaginations. Students will get a chance to use those dreams in this lesson where social studies and writing combine.
Making inferences from texts about the Plains States, your students will learn how to read with a purpose! In this lesson, your students will practice important skills while developing knowledge of various states.
Young mathematicians will enjoy demonstrating their skills with this lesson on finding area. It addresses the concepts of length, width, and square units.
Your kids will love learning about setting, characters, and events as they listen to a classic tale and play a simple game. This lesson helps students improve their reading comprehension skills while having fun.
Introduce your students to the Distributive Property of Multiplication with this lesson that allows them to learn with their peers and then get some individual practice in.
Let your students learn more about books with this lesson that helps them learn to identify key parts of a physical book. This information will have them well prepared for research projects later on.
In this scavenger hunt lesson, students will look for rectangular arrays within their school environment. Whether it is a set of cubbies or windows, students will see that arrays are all around us.
Give your students a head start in math with this lesson that teaches them how to add single-digit numbers together using manipulatives.
In this lesson, students will learn how to understand that a fraction is a number that describes the relationship between a part and a whole.
Get your preschoolers ready for reading by practicing story sequencing. Testing their knowledge of how things are ordered will help them improve their reading comprehension skills.
Let your students spread their wings with this lesson that teaches them about the life cycle of a butterfly. A fun song will get your class moving and a variety of different worksheets will suit any class.
Mad scientists! In this lesson, your students will explore electrical circuits and engage in a hands-on activity to create them. They will identify the differences between parallel and series circuits.
Make counting fun with colorful counting bears. Students will learn that skip counting is faster than counting by ones. They will also come away from the lesson with ideas of when skip counting can be used.
High order thinking skills are critical skills for students of all ages. In this lesson, your students will create word problems about money.
Get your students up and moving as they learn the basics of geometry. Your competitive students will love this game and put their new skills to the test with a worksheet.
Fishing for new ways to review letters? Let your preschoolers cast a line to catch an uppercase fish and return it to the corresponding lowercase fishbowl.
Through visual and auditory activities, students will get to learn about characteristics of living and nonliving things and be able to classify them on their own.
Kids love to count. Help your students gain a greater understanding of what each number represents numerically, and make counting from 0-10 a breeze.
This lesson includes a bunch of activities to help students learn about compound words. Your second-graders will love guessing and illustrating compound words in this colorful lesson plan!
Help your kids write their own book by giving them an introduction to some new sight words. Students will increase their confidence while building their vocabulary.
Adding big numbers can be tricky, but this lesson introduces your students to a strategy that makes it less intimidating! Using the place value strategy will make the task less daunting.
Your class will love this outdoor activity that teaches them how to compare the capacity of different containers.
Start your students on subtracting three-digit numbers with this lesson that breaks the problems down by place values!
Your students will get a kick out of using their emergent reading skills to partake in a scavenger hunt for opposites. They'll use pictures as clues to find objects that are opposites.
Help your students learn to count money with this teacher-approved lesson. They'll love learning how much their favorite things are worth.
Students will work together as well as individually to add up coins to a desired amount. This real life skill will be made fun when students get to physically count out their cents!
This simple lesson plan will help your students gain a basic understanding of different body parts.
This simple review helps first-graders familiarize themselves with common words. By building their vocabulary, they'll simultaneously improve their reading skills.
Your students will go bonkers for bingo as they play this baffling multiplication game! Who will get five in a row first?
It’s the beginning of the school year and your class needs supplies! Can your students successfully shop for everything they need and stay on budget? Find out in this real-world application of multiplying whole numbers by decimals.
Help your students flex their vocabulary muscles with this lesson on using context clues. By deciphering the meanings of different nonsense words, young readers will greatly improve their comprehension skills.
Celebrate your students’ sight word success with a sight word celebration lesson! Customizable for use with any sight words, this lesson can be implemented after teaching a group of sight words or at the end of the year.
Swift as a coursing river, your students will get the hang of similes with this creativity-fueled writing lesson. Featuring a bunch of fun worksheets, these activities are sure to keep young learners engaged.
Animals and spots are used to make multiplication interesting! In this lesson, students will practice multiplying one digit numbers.
Don't knock the dominoes over! In this lesson, your students will practice multiplying by 2's with dominoes.
Teach your students how to tell time to the half hour with this lesson where students play a memory matching game and receive plenty of practice to help them understand the concept.
Help students solve fraction word problems with a graphic organizer! This lesson addresses Common Core standards while teaching useful skills for standardized test taking.
Have students “cook” the right blends to make a fantastic word dish with beginning, middle, and ending letter sounds. In this lesson, your students will practice recognizing common CVC words.
Help students add and subtract decimals in this visual, hands-on, and delicious lesson! This lesson also reinforces place value concepts with decimals.
Your students will become junior math detectives as they hunt down the missing side of a rectangle by applying the area formula for rectangles. The only clues they have are the rectangle’s area and the measure of one side.
In this fun, fast-paced multiplication review lesson, students will play a musical game practicing their facts while applying different techniques to their problem solving skills.
Real people and characters in stories show who they are by their words and actions. Help students make the connection between a character trait and the words or actions that support it by using Character Cards.
Word problems getting you down? Then, spread the word on a lesson that will help students decide when to add or subtract, as they identify clue words that aid in solving word problems.
With some help from Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown and fish-themed templates, students will be able to learn about rhyming while having fun making pretend fishbowls.
Make math fun with this lesson that has students work together to solve subtraction sentences. Students will also get a chance to practice their skills individually with a worksheet.
In this teddy bear themed lesson, students will practice recognizing, ordering, and counting the numbers one through 20. Adaptable for any number range from 1-20, this lesson can be customized to target your students’ specific needs!
Let’s eat! In this food-themed lesson, students will explore categorizing foods such as fruits and vegetables. This lesson can easily be integrated into a unit on food and can be extended to include other types of food.
Get your students up and moving with this lesson about telling time to the nearest hour. With a twist on Duck, Duck, Goose, your students will be able to have fun while learning.
Your students will learn about words in the -op family as they help two naughty cats solve a problem. This reading lesson is perfect for little kids with big imaginations.
Students will learn how to find problems and solutions in stories by filling out a graphic organizer. Solidify their understanding by having them create illustrations to show major plot points that they find themselves!
Your students will “eat up” this salad of sight words! In this lesson, your students will practice recognizing words that are tricky to spell.
Students will practice coming up with equivalent fractions in a fast paced challenge! This is an introductory lesson to equivalent fractions.
Improve your students' comprehension of non-fictional reading through this lesson that teaches them about text features. Students will find their own text features and explain why they aid in the reading process.
Finding the least common multiple is an essential skill for comparing, adding, and subtracting fractions! This lesson introduces students to this concept in an interactive way.
Give students an opportunity to practice subtraction and analyze their peers' work with this fun lesson. Young mathematicians will have a great time playing a judging game and completing quirky worksheets.
Students will get hands-on experience manipulating shapes in this preschool-friendly activity. With the help of shape blocks and worksheets, little learners will get the hang of squares, triangles, and rectangles in no time.
In this lesson, your students will play with cards to practice giving fractions a new decimal name. They will be able to convert fractions to decimals by the end of this lesson.
A silly rhyme and group activity will help your students read and write words that begin with the letter H. This lesson is great for students who are building early writing skills.
Encourage your students to get creative by having them create self-portraits and write down adjectives that describe them. The artistic element of this writing lesson makes learning about adjectives fun.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream bar graphs! Students will get the basics of bar graphs down with this lesson that shows how data collection and graph composition works in a classroom setting.
Now that your first graders are able to count consecutively, introduce them to the tens and ones place values. Using tens and ones blocks will make math easy and fun for everyone!
The number ten has lots of friends, and they often come in pairs! Your students will sing a song, enjoy a video, play a game, and work on matching number pairs that make ten!
Numbers are blooming! In this flower-themed lesson, students will create a piece of math artwork that will help them practice recognition of numbers through ten.
Children love animals! Use this lesson plan to teach your students about subtraction. Show them how the numbers go down as they cross out the animals. Their action makes the numbers reduce!
Don't put students in a sticky situation by not having them practice their subtraction facts! This lesson will give them plenty of practice, both in a group setting and individually to help them succeed later on.
It's time-telling time with this fun lesson featuring Trudy Harris' The Clock Struck One. Students will learning about time with a short story and hands-on practice with analog clocks.
Give your students a chance to create contractions and play with macaroni with this fun-filled reading lesson. Early learners will have a blast using flash cards to identify ways word combinations.
Shapes, shapes everywhere! In this lesson, your students will identify shapes and differentiate between the geometrical figures. They will also learn about sides and angles in every shape.
In this lesson, students engage in interesting hands-on activities that help them discover the properties of parallel, perpendicular, and intersecting lines. Your little mathematicians will have a blast as they learn about geometry.
In this lesson, students engage in a fun activity that involves pulling out words from a brown lunch bag. Give your kids a fun way to prove that they've have mastered the rules of capitalization.
In this lesson, students will use a multi-sensory approach by engaging in a hands on activity with toothpicks to create, explore, and learn about the properties of four different types of angles.
Your students will love classifying shapes into groups with this simple coloring and graphing lesson. It includes a bunch of fun worksheets and a song to keep young mathematicians engaged.
Students will explore how parentheses change the meaning of a number sentence. They will be challenged with a set of playing cards to make a certain number.
Students will have a blast creating their own cartoons and comics. This lesson provides an engaging method to help students demonstrate the use of quotation marks when writing.
Let your students seek the winning prize in this word and letter recognition activity. Part scavenger hunt and part language practice, this lesson is sure to please young readers.
This lesson includes a bunch of hands-on activities to get little writers excited about complete sentences. After learning about subjects and predicates, students will tackle the challenge of writing their own sentences and fragments.
Have your students jump into this fun reading lesson. It features an engaging game of hopscotch and lots of sight word practice.
Where do they fit? In this lesson, students will discover how shapes, numbers, and letters can be grouped into categories. With adaptable content, students can also be challenged to consider attributes such as size and color!
Put your students to the test with this lesson that helps them learn the tens and ones places with a memory game and worksheet!
Let's clip some letter sounds. Have your students "pin" these common sight words into their memories with this letter sound recognition and sound blending lesson.
A colorful and fun way to teach your students about subtraction. Cute creepy crawly bugs will entice your students to learn subtraction action. Added bonus is an opportunity to color bugs at the end of the worksheet.
Introduce hundreds place value to your students. Increase their knowledge of place value while they enjoy working with ones, tens and hundreds blocks.
Play a fun and interesting game with your students in this lesson! Your students will copy words that you write to become more familiar with new vocabulary!
By creating an interactive notebook template, kids will help themselves remember the correct ways to use the commonly confused words to, too, two, there, and their. Young writers will love improving their writing skills with this lesson.
Students will feel more confident with their division than ever with this lesson that helps them practice dividing multi-digit numbers.
Increase your students' knowledge of fractions with this lesson that has them compare fractions with different denominators.
What time is it? Give your students an overview of time with this colorful lesson. They'll have a great time manipulating clock hands and completing a variety of worksheets.
In this leafy, plant-themed lesson, students will use leaves as they practice recognizing various numbers from 1 to 15. This lesson can be easily adapted for use with specific ranges of numbers.
Teach your students the power of persuasion by preparing them to write persuasive letters. This lesson, complete with brainstorming activities, allows young writers to unlock their inner rhetoricians.
This is a fun lesson for your students to learn shapes while playing an engaging matching game. Your students will also get to practice their fine motor skills in this lesson.
This hands-on lesson covers fractions and percentages. Children will have a great time interacting with their fellow classmates and completing surveys as they learn to represent parts of a whole.
Your students will enjoy using the perimeter formula to find the perimeter of their initials! In this lesson, they will write their initials in block letters on graph paper to include an element of art.
In this lesson, students complete worksheets and engage in peer discussions to learn more about metaphors. Young writers will love making their own creative metaphors.
Does the confusion of learning idioms “add fuel to the fire” for your students? Your students will “go back to the drawing board” in this lesson, as they consider the literal and figurative meaning of common idioms.
Consonants rule when it comes to alliteration. In this lesson, students will complete a variety of worksheets to enhance their understanding of beginning sounds and alliteration.
Does onomatopoeia BANG your students up or cause them to want to BARF? Help them out with this comical lesson on the well-known figurative device. Students will have a fun time completing worksheets and using onomatopoeias themselves.
Is it fairly accurate there is a 100% chance that trying to teach your students about oxymora is controlled chaos? Your students will find their lack of knowledge growing smaller after this teacher-approved figurative language lesson.
Help your students perfect their use of the order of operations with this lesson that has them create a flippable to aid as they practice using GEMDAS to solve muli-operational problems.
Get your students excited about basic math with this quirky addition lesson. It contains a bug-themed selection of games and worksheets.
Buzz, buzz! Can you count the five busy little bees? In this bee-themed lesson on counting and number recognition, students will use bees to learn how to count the numbers one through five.
Which bugs go on the rug? In this bug-themed lesson, students will look for words that are similar and fit into the -ug word family! By the end of the lesson they will create their own bugs for their uniquely designed rugs!
Help your students go through a writing skill metamorphosis with this teacher-approved lesson plan. By searching for words to create statements, questions, and exclamations, students will improve their own language skills.
Get students out of their seats with this lesson that teaches them about PIE in regards to author's purpose. Students will learn the importance of an author's purpose with this lesson that takes them on a gallery walk.
Students will have fun engaging in activities that develop their ability to write sequential step-by-step directions. This lesson helps young learners with being detailed and using transition words in their writing.
Explore time by introducing time on the half hour. Using the example of a whole pizza verses half a pizza, this lesson will make your students hungry to learn more.
Dizzily divide! This exciting spin on Duck, Duck, Goose will surely have students daringly “dizzy” as they solve division problems.
Your class will have so much fun reading books about the zoo and sharing reactions about the story that your they will be itching for a class field trip to the zoo!
Introduce students to the quarter in this hands-on lesson. This is a great way to reinforce double digit addition.
Fishy numbers! This lesson will have your students counting to one hundred in multiples of 10 in no time flat! Your students will love using flash cards to practice.
Teach students that order matters with this lesson about PEMDAS. Students will practice both in a group and individually to ensure their understanding.
Do your students feel defeated when it comes to division? In this lesson students will learn how to “divide and conquer” simple division problems.
If your students understand PEMDAS and its role in the order of operations, GEMDAS will be a breeze. The “P” is replaced with a “G” to represent a wider range of grouping symbols.
Trace that letter! Choose a letter of the day, and have your students practice tracing the letter. Your students will practice identifying and writing the letters in this fun lesson.
This lesson helps kindergartners express their emotions about moving to first grade. Featuring The Night Before First Grade by Natasha Wing, it gives young students ample time to introspect, write, and draw.
This literature-based lesson teaches students about answering key questions and understanding a character's point of view. It'll have young readers roaring, thumping, and having tons of fun as they imitate story characters.
Students participate in a classroom scavenger hunt with a partner to measure common classroom objects using a ruler.
This lesson will take the fear out of writing by allowing your students to write about what makes them happy. It provides a simple way to give young writers creative freedom.
Help your second graders hone their comparing and contrasting skills with this reading lesson using The Rough Face Girl by Rafe Martin. This version on the Cinderella story is a Common Core recommended text.
This lesson provides a concrete introduction to similes. Students will get a confidence boost after working together and completing some fun and colorful worksheets.
Practicing subtraction using a thermometer for a number line makes math fun! In this lesson, your students will get more comfortable with subtracting two digit numbers.
Math can be made into short stories! Inspire your students to get creative with this lesson plan that will help them practice making and solving word problems.
Your students will have loads of fun discovering new words and using them describe the feelings of different characters. Featuring No, David! by David Shannon, this lesson will help kids practice reading and writing.
This literary lesson has students delving into Emily Dickinson's "The Moon" to find different types of figurative language. Your developing writers will love sharpening their reading comprehension skills with this poetry analysis activity.
Give first graders a sense of time by introducing them to telling time by the hour. Students who have mastered the numbers 1 to 12 will be eager to keep the class on a time schedule.
Get students familiar with money by counting the lowest denomination of currency: the penny! This is a great way to reinforce consecutive numbers and addition lessons.
Let's bake a cake and take it to Jake. Kids will have fun discovering the -ake word family in this teacher-approved lesson on rhyming and vocabulary building.
This lesson will surely stick after students take part in an activity where they determine fractions of a set using colorful craft sticks.
Your students will be at the top of the pack with this lesson that has them identify important information within a word problem.
Teach your students about keeping on budget with this fun holiday based lesson. Students will add decimals in a real life application as they choose gifts for friends and family without breaking the bank.
In this lesson, students learn about Chantal Petit-Clerc, a Paralympian who lost her legs at the young age of 13. After reading about her struggles and perseverance, your writers will develop biographies of other heroes they know.
In this lesson, students pair up to play an educational dice game. By finding words and sorting them based on their vowel sounds, young learners will have fun while practicing their reading skills.
Subtraction can be learned and practiced through a pictograph! In this lesson, your students will become more comfortable with subtracting numbers.
Teach your students about the shapes that make up the world around them with this lesson that has them identify shapes in the classroom and in drawn scenes.
Shape up! Your students will develop spatial and coordination skills while using accurate terms to name and describe two-dimensional shapes.
I see a long E! In this lesson, your students will explore and find three different spellings for the long E sound. By the end of the lesson, they will be able to tell and read three different types of long E words!
Where's the other half? In this lesson, young mathematicians learn the relationship between halves and symmetry through a fun scavenger hunt. Your students will have a blast figuring out what makes a shape symmetrical.
Give your students a good basis in interpreting data with this lesson that teaches them about mean, median, and mode with plenty of practice and cute videos to keep them interested.
Help your students win gold with this lesson that gives them plenty of practice with mode, median, and mean.
Your students will be rounding decimals like pros after this fun lesson that teaches how to round numbers with decimals to a given place.
Your students will love learning to count to ten with this lesson that has them make a book! Students will be on top after reading a fun book that directly relates to their own arts and crafts activity.
Subtraction will be practiced through the use of a number chart, creation of subtraction problems, and a worksheet.
It's time to zoom in on the space between 0 and 1 on the number line! In this lesson, your students will get practice labeling different fractions on the number line.
Line up the -og words on a log! In this lesson, students explore similarities between words in the "-og" family. Using a combination of blending and rhyme recognition, young readers will discover a bunch of words that rhyme with "log"!
In this lesson, your students will learn all about the perfect recipe for a story! Your students will practice their knowledge by rolling a story element die and sharing with the class.
It's rounding time. Help young mathematicians learn to round to the nearest ten and hundred with this teacher-approved lesson.
Help your students get familiar with creating models for unit fractions with this hands-on activity. Students will get into a frenzy creating many unit fraction models to reference as they learn more about fractions!
Give your students practice creating models with fractions from recipes! Your students will build an appetite for learning all about fractions, while “filling” measuring cup models with different ingredients to represent fractions.
This colorful lesson combines reading comprehension with cultural awareness. Students will certainly have a blast comparing and contrasting Cinderella stories from two different countries.
Help your students learn the difference between a.m. and p.m. while getting them comfortable with the idea of telling time with this lesson that has them identify whether they would do a given activity in the morning or evening.
Students will master multiplication with this inventive robot challenge! Your students will practice their math-fact fluency in this lesson plan.
Help students learn the sight word "am" through music, movement, and color. This quirky language lesson is guaranteed to nourish your kindergartner's vocabulary skills.
Detective time! In this lesson, your students will become shape detectives and go on a shape hunt to find the missing shapes on a grid.
Hone your students' close reading skills by using this interesting and fun lesson that teaches your class survival skills in an informational text.
Knowing what to do is half the battle of any task. This lesson teaches kids about following directions. After playing Simon Says and completing some fun worksheets, your students will certainly become better at understanding instructions.
Slice those pieces and mix it up! In this lesson that follows “Slice It Up! Part One,” students will begin recognizing different ways to create equal shares in whole shapes, creating a fraction poster by the end of the lesson.
This lesson combines three essential skills in one entertaining game! Students will need to add, subtract, and understand place value with decimals.
What's in the bag? This fun math lesson involves using defining attributes as clues to draw conclusions. Young learners will have a great time making guesses about different objects and creating their own shape riddles.
Sweet fractions! Teach your students to compare fractions with this sweet lesson using slices of cake.
Let's divide! In this hands-on lesson, your students will get in on some fraction action when they pair up to create and compare fraction models with the same denominator.
Get your students excited to learn about fractions with this hands on lesson. Working in groups will help students learn from each other and share ideas.
Teach your youngsters the art of savvy shopping with this neat lesson on calculating price per item. After doing some division problems to compare the values of different products, students put their skills to the test with fun worksheets.
Students will learn how to find the actual value of three-digit numbers with this activity that has them use manipulatives to create the expanded form of a number.
Through fun activities, your students will get to repeatedly see, hear, and say letters. This can be adapted and used to teach or review all the letters in the alphabet.
Read and roll! This interactive game can be used as an engaging activity or an assessment tool that allows you to easily monitor your students’ ability to blend phonemes together to create words.
Let your students decorate their own room with this lesson that has them use area to place furniture in a room.
Students learn how to fairly split the bill with this lesson that has them race to find out the amount they owe on a check! Students will apply their knowledge of dividing decimals to real world situations of dining out!
Students will be introduced to the tenths place value while converting fractions during this fun and interactive lesson.
Have your students explore the writing process by imagining the life of a seashell. This neat writing lesson features The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, seashells, and tons of creative storytelling fun.
Are your students ready to learn about questions and statements? Well, this lesson is definitely ready to provide some help. Through playing a fun game, young readers will improve their language abilities.
This lesson will inspire your students to focus on the people, pets, things, places, and ideas that mean the most to them! Your students will practice writing in this heartfelt lesson.
Learning the five senses helps children better explore the world around them. This fun-filled lesson helps students gain a better understanding of sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell.
Being able to distinguish between fact and opinion is really important for young students. Help your third-graders understand the difference between them with this worksheet-enriched reading lesson.
This flowery lesson has students filling in daisy-shaped graphic organizers with story details. Your young readers will love improving their comprehension skills with this lesson's creative activities.
A good writer doesn't leave his readers waiting. Help your young authors pen some descriptive sentences and narrative paragraphs right now with this teacher-approved lesson.
Good readers ask questions before, during, and after reading. This lesson, which incorporates two wonderful activities and some practice with the 5 Ws, is sure to get your first-graders ready to dive into literature.
Meet the “-at family” with music, movement, and simple worksheet activities! In this lesson, your students will practice their reading skills with rhymes.
Students will have no trouble at all using their w-, -it, wit to learn about the -it family in this lesson. It contains a bunch of songs and colorful worksheets to keep your youngsters engaged and entertained.
Cakes, candles, and concepts! Celebrate one-to-one correspondence with this number and quantity party.
Roll some dice to introduce the early concepts of associative and commutative properties in addition by composing and decomposing 10. Worksheets and a quiz are included!
This lesson features the beloved story of Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss. After working through some rhyming challenges and completing Venn diagrams, your students are sure to improve their reading comprehension skills.
Featuring a unique story and some sight word practice activities, this reading and writing lesson will definitely help young students get the hang of the word "was."
Writing is a hugely important life skill. Before your kids begin expressing their ideas, however, they'll need to work on penmanship. This simple lesson helps students with the basics of writing the letters of the alphabet.
Do your students understand the power of 10? This lesson will allow your students to see the utility of the power of 10 in mathematics and come to a concrete conclusion of how 10 impacts the value of mathematical equations.
Give your students a chance to share some interesting anecdotes with this simple lesson. By brainstorming ideas about past experiences, young writers will learn to develop their own personal narratives.
Informational texts isn't just found in textbooks. In this reading lesson, kids will examine the writing of a middle school student and use it to learn more about main ideas and supporting details.
Use this lesson to introduce, review, and teach pronouns! Your students will get to practice using these words and build their reading and language skills.
Let students stretch their problem solving skills in this lesson that teaches them how to solve problems where one-digit numbers are multiplied by multiples of 10.
In this hands on lesson, students create squares with different fraction pieces while building their knowledge of adding fractions with different denominators.
Students will have fun as they explore the world of probability using dice in this introductory math lesson.
In this hands-on reading lesson, students learn about active verbs by acting them out in a fun game of charades. Your kids will love guessing their peers' actions and discovering new verbs.
Rhyming, moving, coloring and silliness...How can your class resist? Your students will love reading and moving with a poem, writing the letter S, and designing their own socks!
Help your students get comfortable with reading with this lesson that makes reading sight words into a game!
Help your students unscramble the numbers using their knowledge of place value up to thousands! In this lesson, students will be able to see how numbers within a larger number have different values.
Bingo! Short vowel word recognition turns into a fun and engaging game in this teacher-approved reading lesson. Your students will have a blast identifying vowel sounds and using their knowledge to fill in bingo spaces.
We all know how tricky telling time can be for our students. This terrific time lesson will have your students understanding analog clocks in no time!
Becoming fluent in reading analog and digital clocks can be very “time” consuming. This interactive lesson will engage young learners while reinforcing an important skill.
Make subtraction delicious with this fun "fishing" game! Learning to take away will be delightful when your students fish for goldfish crackers.
Learning about shapes isn't "square" with this lesson! Students will learn what makes up a shape and learn to draw them themselves which will turn into a fun hands-on clay molding activity.
In this fruity lesson students will learn how to count from one to ten! The lesson ends with a fruity snack and the opportunity to practice counting.
Students will have a ball with this data collection lesson plan where they learn about collecting and plotting data on a chart and line plot.
Crack the “VC-silent E” code to track down sneaky E syllables with this fun cut and paste game for second graders. Your students will be able to identify common words after identifying this pattern.
This second-grade lesson teaches students the basics of capitalization. Little readers will have a great time checking sentences for proper capitalization and listening to a story by Justin McCory Martin.
What do the letters A, E, I, O, and U have in common? They're all featured in this engaging reading lesson. Give your young learners a chance to play a version of Red Light, Green Light that doubles as a vowel review.
This lesson incorporates different learning styles to help students get a firm grasp of what a noun is and its function. It even highlights the important tie between grammar and writing.
This comprehensive multiplication lesson gives your students an overview of three different methods for finding products. It features a colorful slideshow and is sure to keep young learners engaged.
The world is their measuring stick! In this lesson, students will practice measuring objects using the world around them for units of measurement.
Students will love talking about what they've been reading when the story comes to life. This tea time activity nourishes students' confidence in addition to improving their reading comprehension skills.
Help your students understand PEMDAS and its importance with this lesson that gives them practice with parentheses, braces, and brackets.
Oink! Bark! Crash! Onomatopoeia help students write in richer, more descriptive ways. This lesson teaches students how to incorporate sound words into their vocabulary.
Knowing when to capitalize can be confusing. This lesson serves as a review on which types of nouns require a capital letter. Students will love designing their own towns while learning about the distinction between common and proper nouns.
Everyone has a story to tell. Give your young writers a chance to tell the stories of their lives with this immersive lesson on biographies and autobiographies.
Every storyteller needs to understand beginning, middle, and end. The same goes for young readers. Help your students grasp the concept of story sections with this hands-on sequencing lesson.
This reading and writing lesson also helps students develop empathy. After paying attention to the main character's responses in Victoria and Elizabeth Kann's *Purplelicious*, students will relate her experiences to their own.
Do your students have strong opinions? This lesson, which features a bunch of fun essay-building exercises, provides an outlet for young writers to express their opinions.
Young detectives will have a blast as they find context clues and solve a mystery in this fun-filled lesson plan. By paying close attention to a story, students will figure out missing letters to decipher a hidden message.
Ready to cut out some snippets of grammar fun? This quirky writing lesson serves as both a neat arts and crafts project and a great review of nouns and verbs.
When did letter writing become a thing of the past? Bring back this tried and true method of communication with a lesson that's both fun and teacher-approved. Students will love writing their own letters to their friends.
Count those coins and order those numbers! As students count with coins, they will make connections between real life experiences and the value of numbers.
Who knew math and reading could create Thanksgiving turkeys? Your students will "read" directions to draw shapely turkeys in this independent art activity.
It’s magic! In this lesson, students will “magically” move shapes together to form new shapes. Clay and toothpicks equal hands-on fun! Tangram challenges are provided for those students who need that little extra challenge.
Spell and say those words with an A! Students will become familiar with common A sight words. It all starts with a fun “sight word hunt” around the classroom to introduce the lesson and ends with a word game that incorporates movement!
Your students will get right to the point with this small group activity! Your students will use large push pins to punch out shapes, all while improving fine motor skills and creating class books to read when the activity is finished.
This lesson introduces students to the punctuation mark at the end of the sentence, the question mark. Your students will study sentences to determine whether or not to use a question mark.
In this tactile lesson, students will understand how decimals relate to a whole number by using base 10 blocks in a whole new way!
Students will learn long vowel tricks to expose impostor vowels who “say” their name in this fun game that teaches the long vowel rule.
In this lesson, your students will learn how to buy items and use money to purchase items in the real world. You will set up a store for the students to learn about money.
Adaptations are often used to retell old stories in new mediums. However, not all adaptations are exactly like their originals. This lesson helps students understand how inclusions and omissions can change a story.
Let your students know that learning about homophones is no huge challenge. Featuring some quirky videos and a bunch of interesting worksheets, this reading lesson is almost too good to be true.
Introduce your preschoolers to circles with this fun lesson. Your students will enjoy identifying circles hidden in everyday objects around the classroom.
In this lesson, you will use “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” to teach students about the butterfly life cycle. After listening to the story read aloud, students will use their knowledge to create their own butterfly life cycles!
This is an easy and fun way to help students learn and remember letter sounds. This lesson can be done with minimal resources. Students will love brainstorming words and will be singing even after the lesson.
Help your class understand what makes AEIO and U so special with this lesson that helps them differentiate between vowels and consonants.
Introduce your class to the concept of sorting with this interactive lesson that encourages participation from your whole class!
Allow your adorable academics to ascertain alliteration with this lively lesson. Featuring tongue twisters and worksheets galore, this series of activities is sure to please young learners.
In Full Bloom is an exciting math activity that will get your students out of the classroom and into nature. They will be practicing their math skills while enjoying the great outdoors!
Teach your students about sequencing with this creative language arts lesson. After putting events in order and drawing their own stories, kids will be pros at using the words "first," "next," "then," and "last."
Let's write some simple sentences. This creative lesson has students pairing subjects and predicates to create their own expressive statements.
Help your students create a basis for future math classes with this lesson that teaches children about math expressions and how they can interpret them.
Expand on your students' knowledge of base ten numbers with this lesson that introduces the students to the place and value of digits within a number.
Students will get comfortable ordering numbers while having fun using familiar, everyday objects to "map the room".
This vocabulary boosting lesson is sure to excite young readers. By working in pairs, students will teach each other about a bunch of different sight words.
It's about time to learn about time! Your students will interact with a class made clock and roll the dice to 'make up' a time. But they better know their hour and minute hands apart to find success in this lesson!
Perfect for a unit on the family, this lesson uses “houses” to teach the concept of how rhyming words fit together in similar “families.” This lesson uses the -at rhyme but can be adapted for use with other three-letter rhyming words!
Pop! Pop! Pop! Blending is fun when it includes balloons! In this lesson filled with balloons, students will learn how to substitute letters to create new words that are in the -op word family.
Want to strengthen your student’s multiplication and division skills? This lesson uses fact families to help students practice those skills.
Get students moving in this fun lesson that involves a relay race style game! This lesson focuses on dividing decimals by whole numbers.
Multiplying with fractions may seem easy to your students, but challenge them with this engaging lesson that requires them to write their own word problems!
Your students will “hop their way” into understanding place value with this fun and active game! In this lesson, they will learn that changing the order of the digits in a number changes its value.
Look out! Measurement is all around us! In this lesson, students will learn about measuring tools and how to use them. Students will work cooperatively on a fun measurement hunt, exploring and applying concepts of measurement using inches.
It’s pizza time! Students will be introduced to the concept of partitioning shapes to create fractions that demonstrate halves, fourths, and eighths. This lesson is the first of two lessons that address second grade fraction concepts.
Short vowels can be found just about anywhere. One great place to look is inside your own classroom. In this lesson, students will enjoy going through the class list to sort the names of their peers based on short vowel sounds.
Help your students develop their motor skills and learn about structures with this lesson that has them build structures out of pipes and connectors. This activity will also encourage team work and let students use their imagination.
This lesson introduces students to measuring and estimating liquid volume, using liters (l) as the standard unit of measurement.
Your students are probably used to answering questions. Give them a chance to ask their own with this imaginative lesson on reading comprehension and the ways one can use who, what, when, where, and why.
Students are sure to love this sweet lesson that teaches them fractions and probability with candy!
Get your students moving while practicing their multiplication facts! Bring an old favorite to the classroom as students move about and work problems out. This is a fun way to incorporate movement and learning with a twist.
Does your class enjoy watching movies? In this action-packed lesson, students will state their opinion on G vs. PG-rated movies in schools, and share three reasons to support it. No silent films here, as students will have a lot to say.
What makes a character special? Their traits, of course. With help from The Wretched Stone by Chris Van Allsburg, students will enjoy completing character maps and learning about different character traits.
Help your first graders learn word formation with this lesson that has them create a new word and write a story about it.
This fun combination of scavenger hunt and bingo is sure to please young learners. Not only will your students increase their knowledge of text features, they'll also enjoy a selection of engaging games.
Introduce your kids to the concept of a prefix. This lesson contains a bunch of activities designed to nourish your students' affix identification abilities.
This introductory lesson on suffixes is sure to get your young scholars excited about root word modification. Students will work both independently and in pairs as they work on a bunch of fun worksheets.
What's the difference between regular and irregular plural nouns? Your students will enjoy finding out via some fun writing exercises in this comprehensive lesson.
Let your class act out! Students will reenact Goldilocks and the Three Bears while learning about narratives and story plots.
It's a grand old flag, it's a high-flying flag, and students can learn about it in this nifty history lesson.
This creative parts-of-speech lesson will have your students laughing out loud as they master making silly phrases using adjectives and nouns.
Le's learn about natural disasters. After reading through some informational texts, students will use their close reading skills to answer questions about different types of disasters.
Do you feel like your students are on a merry-go-round when it comes to rounding? This lesson will give your student control of the “ride” and give them tools to use when rounding.
Comparing and contrasting are essential comprehension tools for all age levels. Using fairy tales, this lesson guides students in comparing and contrasting characters in a fun way!
Familiarize your young scholars with declarative and imperative sentences using this simple English lesson. Students will love learning about periods through a series of sentence-writing exercises.
Create your own doctor's office that encourages literacy! In this lesson, your students will be developing their speaking and writing skills.
Money makes the world go 'round, but do your students know why money is important? In this lesson, students will learn the real world applications of money, as well as how to make a dollar with various coins.
Are you ready for a classroom adventure? This quick and easy safari simulation will get students excited about refreshing their grammar knowledge. They'll be able to walk around, explore, and show off their ability to identify nouns.
Your little detectives will love stretching their observation muscles in this lesson on sleuthing and finding clues. After paying close attention to their classmates, they'll make lists of clues and use them in a fun-filled guessing game.
Help your students' reasoning skills grow with this activity that has them make educated guesses on whether or not an item will be attracted to a magnet.
A fun twist to charades. Students act out and guess different words while identifying the long and short vowel sounds inside each of them.
Help your class' creativity blossom with this lesson that has them make unique animals out of leaves and write a story about them.
Get your students moving with this activity that helps them practice their addition skills while having fun hunting for their next problem.
Students will be jumping with joy after this lesson that helps them practice their subtraction skills with physical activity.
How do your students measure up when it comes to metrics? This lesson introduces young mathematicians to grams and kilograms and allows them to explore the units' real world applications.
Do your kids know all about alliteration? This lesson allows students to nourish their inner writers and artists by creating catchy sentences and decorating alphabet letters.
In this lesson, students will practice identifying and modeling equivalent fractions by using number lines.
Help, help! Some sentences are missing an end mark! Throughout this lesson, your students will solve the "mystery" of missing punctuation marks and learn the difference between a period, question mark, and exclamation point.
Your students will enjoy reading the classic story “The Ugly Duckling,” written about a very lovable duck! This reading lesson also includes a fun partner activity to help your students practice comprehension.
Arts and crafts, venn diagrams, and literature all come together as students compare and contrast stories. Opportunities for student creativity are endless!
Practice subtraction with art! Help early learners grasp the concept of "taking away" using drawings. This lesson helps students work toward subtraction with numerals, and the mastery of simple shapes.
Encourage your students to take part in some friendly competition with this game that has students practice their addition skills with flashcards.
Are you ready to bring nursery rhymes to life? If so, this is the lesson for you. Your kids will love learning about nursery rhymes and putting their creative visualizations down on paper.
Your students have probably heard of The Ugly Duckling, but have they ever tried to put the events of the story in order? In this simple sequencing lesson, young readers match illustrations to text and put them into the proper order.
Get your students ready to read by practicing rhyming words. Engage your class by introducing families of easily identifiable rhyming words.
Shapes don't have to be puzzling. With this lesson your students will learn shape names and shape identification as they put these simple puzzles together.
Get your students excited about rounding with this activity that let's them plan a party while they learn!
Your little poets will love how their creative writing abilities will grow with this lesson about similes and metaphors. Students engage in fun activities to learn about similes and metaphors and write comparisons as directed.
Teach your students the secrets behind reading an analog clock with this lesson that has students make their own practice clock and complete a worksheet to put their new skills to the test.
Raindrops are falling in this weather-themed math lesson! Students will manipulate raindrops and discover that raindrops can be counted in the same order, even when they are arranged in different ways.
Every experiment begins with a hypothesis. In this hands-on science lesson, young botanists will learn about making educated guesses by planting and observing the growth of their very own lima bean seeds.
This writing lesson allows young authors to take random objects on exciting adventures. Students will enjoy telling stories from their objects' points of views, from exposition to resolution.
Help your students with their letter recognition skills with this lesson that has them make their own Autumn Alphabet Tree. This hands-on activity is great even for the most restless students, as they will constantly have something to do.
Improve your students' sentence variation with this lesson that teaches them how to use conjunctions to improve the flow of their writing.
Help your students' understand the English language with this lesson that teaches them that there are word "twins" that look and sound the same but have different meanings.
Sentences can be surprisingly complex. Enhance your students' reading and writing skills with this comprehensive lesson on diagramming sentences and identifying parts of speech.
Help your students' favorite characters come to life in new adventures as student writers draft new endings to their favorite stories.
Young readers will love this story-filled reading comprehension lesson. It's packed with engaging exercises designed to help students become better at looking for details and annotating passages of text.
Put your students' imaginations to the test with this lesson on storytelling and creative writing. After reading some classic fairy tales, students will create their own using printed figures.
Story sequencing is a fundamental reading comprehension skill that helps students better understand texts. In this lesson, your class will read "The Three Little Pigs" and identify the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
Want your students to/too/two use the right/write words when/win writing? This lesson will teach them about homophones and the different ways/weighs they are used.
Are your students having trouble taming run-on sentences into a more manageable length? In this lesson, your students will learn to not only recognize a run-on sentence, but also how to stop it in its tracks.
Every name has a story behind it. This lesson allows students to share the story of their name with their classmates. Not only is it fun, it's ideal for establishing a respectful classroom community.
Allow your students to explore how stories may change depending on the perspectives from which they're told. Interesting texts and a creative writing assignment make this quite the engaging lesson.
Students will practice counting, number recognition, and matching numerals and quantities in this self-checking game.
Who will win the race? Help your class build essential pre-reading skills with a friendly competition. Your students will race to identify the author, illustrator, and all the parts of a book in this engaging lesson.
What's your "it"? This lesson incorporates Tony Dungy's You Can Do It! into some hands-on activities that help students learn about different character traits.
Keep students engaged and help them practice their counting fluency with this fun, game-based lesson. Students count and work with each other to create the classroom’s longest number snake. Who will be the winner?
Teach your students the early concepts of measuring with a ruler and comparing lengths with this hands-on lesson. Students use popsicle sticks to measure magazine cutouts using comparative adjectives such as big, bigger, and biggest.
This nifty lesson helps kinesthetic learners reinforce their knowledge of the commutative property. Students will love the challenge of matching equations with their fact families.
Are your students ready to see narratives from a different perspective? This reading lesson will get students excited about discovering first and third person points of view.
Satisfy your students' hunger for learning in this quick and fun letter recognition activity.
Help build your students' confidence in number recognition and one-to-one correspondence with their favorite plastic building pieces.
Roll up your sleeves and get out the magnifying glasses! In this lesson, your students will practice finding supportive details and examples in informational texts.
Do you students know their place? Place values, that is. With activities covering the range of thousandths to ten millions, this comprehensive math lesson is sure to please young mathematicians.
This lesson introduces students to a variety of resources that they can use when doing research. It will also help them differentiate between print and digital sources and how to use each.
Your class will feel like royalty with this shape identification lesson. Help students find the runaway creature while they learn the names of shapes and practice their color identification.
Encourage your students to explore the color wheel with this hands-on activity that has the primary colors transform in front of their eyes.
Help your students avoid the dreaded sentence fragment with this lesson that gives young writers the building blocks they need to succeed in English class.
Teach your students the importance of text features with informational readings about endangered species around the world. This lesson on wildlife doubles as a great way for young learners to hone their reading comprehension skills.
Nourish your child's inner writer with this lesson on three different forms of literature: poetry, prose, and drama. After going through some examples of each, students will demonstrate their knowledge by filling out bubble maps.
Introduce your students to multiplying multi-digit numbers with this lesson that gives them plenty of practice and has them play a game with a partner that makes the lesson fun!
Encourage your students to learn about letters and develop early literacy skills that will help them become great readers. This lesson helps students learn and review any chosen letter in the alphabet.
One million is a hard number for young children to grasp. This lesson will help students understand how large of a number one million is and what is represents.
Help ease your students into the school year with this lesson that helps them share their feelings about the first day of school.
Let your students practice their letter recognition skills with this hands-on activity that teaches them the difference between upper and lower case letter.
Bram Stoker's Dracula has inspired feelings of fear and morbid curiosity for over a century. With this lesson plan, your students will get a taste of the literary work while learning about the myth behind vampires.
Help your students learn new vocabulary in this hands-on lesson. Your class will learn new words by adding a silent e on the end of familiar CVC words.
"Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr. Seuss is a favorite for children and grown-ups alike. In this lesson, your students will focus on Dr. Seuss's use of rhyming words in the story.
Show your students how long one minute is. Use a story and activities to help them gain a better understanding of time.
In this lesson, each student will create a unique insect graph! Discuss how many insects are on each line and which lines have the most, least, or equal amounts.
Your students will create their own edible Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Trees! In this lesson, your students will practice both math and literacy skills.
This lesson introduces students to the differences between facts and opinions in an interactive way. Education.com worksheets are used to reinforce the concepts taught in this lesson.
Help your students with their color identification skills with this lesson that has them match the color to a written name.
Need a promotion? Then have your students participate in a writing lesson that will have them voting for you! Give students the opportunity to place teachers in the spotlight, as they persuade others why teachers make the best presidents.
In this literary lesson, students use fairy tales to practice identifying character traits. Students are challenged to justify their reasoning using text based support.
Help your students understand place value with this hands-on lesson. Using place value cards and interlocking cubes, they'll represent different numbers in a fun, social manner.
Baby, you're a firework! In this musical lesson, your students will use context clues to determine the meaning of similes and metaphors in popular music. They will then use this knowledge to write their own metaphors and similes.
Connect compound words through a variety of hands-on and interactive activities. Students will explore what makes a compound word through playing a fun game called “Peas in a Pod.”
Come one, come all! In this lesson, reading and writing are intertwined as students determine a character's traits from the character's actions. Reading extends into creative writing as students imagine what a character might do next.
It’s easy as 1, 2, 3! In this lesson, students will explore the long vowels A, I, and O and learn how a silent E turns short vowels into long vowels. Students will use technology, music, and body movement to learn all about silent E.
Your students will love to see rhyming trees! They will manipulate letters to form different words that have the same rhyme. This lesson also integrates science and could be used to discuss parts of a plant or a tree.
Squirm with worms! In this interactive lesson, students will work with live worms to learn about measurement and living things.
This math lesson is filled with fun hands-on non-standard measurement activities! The lesson begins with an interactive story then has students explore measurement using several different objects as their tools!
Every student is unique. This lesson emphasizes that uniqueness by having young learners use similes to share some of the traits that make them special. It features Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood and a fantastic storyboard exercise.
This lesson combines historical facts and creative writing to engage students in exercises that enhance both vocabulary and social studies knowledge.
In this lesson, your students will explore reading with technology with "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." Students will use a graphic organizer to reflect on this story.
Catch those fish before they get away! In this lesson, students will be challenged to order and count the total number of fish. This lesson focuses on the crucial skills of ordering numbers and recognizing one-to-one correspondence.
Are your students struggling with multiplication when it comes to word problems? In this lesson, students will see multiplication problems as a comparison and use word problems to create multiplication equations.
Encourage your kids to describe the world around them with this vibrant lesson on adjectives. Using various images and their own vocabularies, students will write descriptions for a multitude of different things.
Prepositions are all around us. This teacher-approved lesson plan will help students identify prepositional phrases through a number of engaging reading exercises.
The students are coming! The students are coming! Debunk common myths and teach your students about Paul Revere's ride with this lesson plan that lets students finish their own graphic novels.
Help students learn how to read passages with multiple main ideas and differentiate between main ideas and supporting details by creating a graphic organizer with proof from the text.
Being able to express and support opinions is greatly beneficial for young learners. This lesson plan includes fun exercises to help students learn about opinions and write supporting statements for their own opinions.
Give students a chance to experience a different point of view! This fANTastic lesson on narrative style turns young readers into characters of Chris Van Allsburg's Two Bad Ants.
Introduce the concept of a main idea to your little scholars using stories about the zoo! Students will help find the main idea and draw a picture to solidify their understanding.
Help your students practice place value with this fun, hands-on base ten block game. Neighborhood block teams compete to win points as they work together to show expanded numbers.
Students will "bee" happy that they got to practice their size differentiation skills with this fun collage activity. In this lesson, students will size sort rectangles from longest to shortest to create a bright beehive.
It's time to learn about time. In this hands-on lesson, students manipulate clock hands and jump across timelines in order to calculate the "distance" between different times and events.
Kids will love learning some fun facts about elephants while developing their reading comprehension skills. Using T-charts and Venn diagrams, they'll analyze stories and explore different characteristics of fiction and nonfiction.
Students are often taught that written pieces should be long and detailed, but this isn't the case when it comes to summaries. This lesson gives students the chance to practice keeping summaries concise in a fun and engaging way.
It's time to rhyme with this lesson on matching rhyming pairs. Your students will love creating their own classroom *I Spy* book based on rhyming pairs.
This fun flip book will help your students name the first letter and the beginning sound of zoo animals.
Have fun rhyming in the rain with this lesson that teaches students the -og word family as they sing songs and glue rhyming rain drops onto a word family umbrella.
Review halves, thirds, and quarters with this activity that gives hands-on students a way to learn about fractions actively.
What has cheese, toppings, and an engaging story time? This lesson, that's what! Young pizza fans will love this reading and re-enacting exercise.
"Like" is a fundamental word for beginning readers and writers. Help your students learn to spell and write sentences with this popular sight word in this collaborative class lesson.
Use a sweet treat to help students do hands-on math! Students will practice their addition skills in this yummy activity.
Looking for a fun way to learn about measurement? Inch on over to this engaging lesson. Students will love using their own feet to determine the lengths of different objects.
Help your students become shining stars with this lesson that uses "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" to teach them about rhyming pairs. Students will make the connection between spoken and printed words while making a dazzling star.
Familiarize your preschoolers with syllables by taking them under the sea with this interactive lesson about creatures of the sea.
Teach young authors how to "hook" readers with this hands-on lesson. By examining novels and developing their own introductions, students will be able to hone their writing skills.
Have a class that can't sit still long enough to practice their addition? This activity puts math and PE together to help your kids add up to 20 while being active!
Students will have oceans of fun as they use manipulatives to create math stories about subtraction.
Introduce your class to the way words are formed using individual letters with this hands-on activity. Students will practice important prereading skills, while having fun making silly new words.
Introduce your students to the scientific concept of sink or float. This hands-on experiment allows them to see which objects sink and which float. The concepts taught will be solidified with the completion of worksheets.
Your students will go bananas for this activity that has them read a fun story about monkeys and create their own whimsical monkeys while learning about size sequencing and color words.
Teach your class about the relationship between numbers and quantities with this lesson that has students use their counting skills to match a number of objects with their written value.
Have your students heard about participles and tenses? This fun lesson teaches students about conjugating verbs and forming sentences.
Mix-ups of "there," "they're," and "their" happen way too often. There is no better time than now to help your students get their homophones down. They're sure to have fun with this interactive English lesson!
Zebras aren't always black and white! Your students will have fun with patterns as they make and describe their own color pattern on a zebra.
Help your students' story telling abilities grow with this lesson that helps them recount what happened in a story and has them point out key details.
This interactive lesson features The Mitten by Jan Brett. Students will have a great time acting out the story and developing their reading skills.
Have students bring their “A” game! In this lesson, young learners must distinguish between uppercase and lowercase letters in order to properly shoot balls into the right baskets.
It's time to have fun learning about frogs! Students will have a blast exploring a model habitat and learning about the frog life cycle.
Students will be buzzing as they write and illustrate information about bees.
It's time to go green! Explore the wonders of greenhouses by building your own. This simple science project is a surefire way to get your students excited about plant growth.
Advance your students from relative measurements to learning about standardized units with this lesson that teaches them about inches and feet by using common classroom objects.
A fun spin on a classic game! This sight word game will help your students with their reading fluency and reinforce foundational reading skills. Students should be fairly fluent in reading Pre-Primer Dolch sight words prior to the lesson.
Zoom into some grammar development action. In this lively lesson on onomatopoeia, students sound out and identify the sources of words like "boom" and "hiss."
It's no crime to learn how to rhyme on a dime. This delightful reading lesson teaches kids about rhyming words and where they can be found.
Make your students into storytellers with this lesson where they will learn how to make complete stories of their own.
Symmetry is everywhere, but it's often hard to notice. This lesson explores a few ways to identify it. By folding and making mirror images for different shapes, students will discover a new world of symmetrical figures.
Suffixes can do some amazing things. They can turn "power" into "powerful," "big" into "bigger," and "fear" into "fearless." This hands-on lesson allows young writers to build their own words using different root words and suffixes.
Help your students make the connection between what they're learning in the classroom and why they need it in the real world with this lesson on word problems.
Introduce your class to composite shapes with this lesson that reviews geometric shapes and makes use of tangram puzzles. This lesson will give your students a strong base for learning geometry later on in their school careers.
Embark on a classroom safari! In this hands-on lesson, students will create a scrapbook using their own observations of animal behavior during a field trip to the zoo.
Happy Halloween! Celebrate the spookiest day of the year with this fun-filled lesson on colors and the difference between real and pretend.
Give your young forest rangers a chance to see all the things a tree can be in this hands-on science lesson. Your class will learn about the parts of a tree and the science of decay.
Write right with homophones! This interactive lesson will help students with their understanding of homophones by differentiating homophones through motion and how they are used in sentences.