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.
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.
Use this fun games-inspired lesson plan to review or preview sight words with your ELs as they practice reading and spelling high frequency words. This can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the Sight Word Bingo lesson plan.
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!
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.
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.
How familiar are your fourth graders with the fictional genres available in their class or school libraries? This lesson introduces them to many genres of fictional books so they can get off to a terrific start of fourth grade reading.
In this social skills lesson plan, students will get to practice identifying how to be a friend. Friendship is an important social skill for kindergarten students to master as they begin to form a new community of peers at school.
This fun, fast-paced lesson will get your students excited about learning each others’ names while practicing phonological awareness skills! A great beginning-of-the-school-year lesson to remind students how to segment words into syllables.
In this social skills lesson, students will get to practice identifying their feelings while thinking about what makes them feel happy. Identifying feelings is an important social skill for kindergarten students to master as they begin to navigate a new social structure, school!
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.
Good writers begin with a knowledge of who their audience is. They shape their piece knowing that there will be a certain kind of reader on the other side. This lesson will help young writers cultivate an awareness of their audience.