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Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have A Dream
Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have A Dream
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Martin Luther King, Jr.: I Have A Dream
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.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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What is Recycling?
What is Recycling?
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What is Recycling?
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.
2nd grade
Science
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Natural Resources
Natural Resources
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Natural Resources
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.
1st grade
Science
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Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
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Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
Use hands-on activities involving play dough to show your students the layers of the Earth!
1st grade
Science
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Easter Language Search
Easter Language Search
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Easter Language Search
Getting students excited for Easter can also make them better readers! By the time Easter comes, students will be familiar with lots of useful words after completing this lesson.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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The Earth's Water Cycle
The Earth's Water Cycle
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The Earth's Water Cycle
Your students will learn all about the water cycle with a simple video, lively song and cut and paste activity!
Kindergarten
Science
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Here Comes the Easter...?
Here Comes the Easter...?
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Here Comes the Easter...?
In this fun Easter-themed lesson, students will get to practice identifying characters, setting, and events, all while learning about a very silly cat!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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I Can Make the Earth Happy
I Can Make the Earth Happy
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I Can Make the Earth Happy
Your students will help the world go round with this activity that teaches them how to be green! Use this activity to wrap up a week of learning about helping our Earth, or as a stand alone lesson.
Preschool
Math
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Easter Egg Patterns
Easter Egg Patterns
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Easter Egg Patterns
Kindergarten students will love becoming the Easter Bunny’s assistant as they design their very own Easter egg patterns!
Kindergarten
Math
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Counting Money for Red Envelopes: A Chinese New Year Tradition
Counting Money for Red Envelopes: A Chinese New Year Tradition
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Counting Money for Red Envelopes: A Chinese New Year Tradition
“Gong Xi Fa Cai, Hong Bao Na Lai!” This means "Happy New Year, Give me my red envelope!" Students will count coins and write the value all while learning about the Chinese New Year tradition of handing out red envelopes filled with money.
1st grade
Math
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Give the Planet a Hand!
Give the Planet a Hand!
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Give the Planet a Hand!
This lesson, perfect for first and second grade learners, will help kids become environmental activists as they think of ways to help the Earth! First, students will brainstorm examples of what it means to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Next, students will partake in a creative art project where they trace their hands and think of way ways they can give the planet a hand. This engaging activity integrates creative writing skills and Earth science.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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A Day in the Life of the Easter Bunny
A Day in the Life of the Easter Bunny
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A Day in the Life of the Easter Bunny
In this fun lesson, students will get to imagine what a day in the life of the Easter Bunny might look like! All the while practicing their narrative writing skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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So You Want to Be the Easter Bunny?
So You Want to Be the Easter Bunny?
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So You Want to Be the Easter Bunny?
Have you ever wanted to be that magical rabbit who delivers chocolate eggs to children all over the world? In this fun Easter lesson plan, students will get to do just that, all while practicing their persuasive writing skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Easter Word Problems
Easter Word Problems
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Easter Word Problems
It’s time to start adding and subtracting with word problems! In this Easter-themed lesson, students will get to practice their reading and math skills as they figure out how to write equations and solve addition and subtraction word problems.
1st grade
Math
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Save The Earth: Recycle
Save The Earth: Recycle
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Save The Earth: Recycle
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!
1st grade
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We Love the Earth
We Love the Earth
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We Love the Earth
It’s time to celebrate Earth Day! This music and literature-inspired lesson plan will get your students thinking about how they can help our planet stay healthy.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Ringing in Letters
Ringing in Letters
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Ringing in Letters
Bells are a musical instrument, symbol of the holiday season, and way to practice letter knowledge in this yummy interactive activity! Students will love identifying upper and lowercase letters in this delicious matching game.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Recycle or Throw Away?
Recycle or Throw Away?
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Recycle or Throw Away?
Young students need to organize and sort information in order to help their brains form connections. In this lesson, students will practice sorting in a way that will keep planet Earth clean for years to come!
Preschool
Math
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Learning About Family Traditions
Learning About Family Traditions
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Learning About Family Traditions
Use this lesson to give your students an opportunity to share about their family traditions. Prior to the lesson, they'll complete a worksheet to gather information about the way their family honors their culture and beliefs with traditions. They'll bring their information back to the classroom to share with their peers.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Celebrating Earth Day
Celebrating Earth Day
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Celebrating Earth Day
It’s time to celebrate Earth Day! Use this fun art and writing lesson to help your students deepen their appreciation for all that the earth provides.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr.
I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr.
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I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.
1st grade
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Everybunny’s Easter Puns
Everybunny’s Easter Puns
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Everybunny’s Easter Puns
The energizer bunny went to jail. He was charged with battery. Get it? Your students will understand after this lesson! Use this lesson to give your students tools to understand and create Easter puns.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Easter Bunny Sequencing
Easter Bunny Sequencing
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Easter Bunny Sequencing
Young children's imaginations can run wild! In this lesson, they'll get to put their creativity to good use (and test their sequencing skills!) as they think about all the things the Easter Bunny might do during his day.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Tangrams: An Ancient Chinese Puzzle
Tangrams: An Ancient Chinese Puzzle
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Tangrams: An Ancient Chinese Puzzle
How do you build spatial reasoning, critical thinking, and problem solving skills while doing something that is fun? With tangrams! In honor of Chinese New Year, this lesson introduces your students to the Chinese puzzle of tangrams.
Kindergarten
Math
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A Classroom of Flags
A Classroom of Flags
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A Classroom of Flags
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!
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Holidays Lesson Plans

There’s always a holiday around the corner during the school year! These lesson plans explore the history and traditions of different holidays on the calendar. From Earth Day to Valentine’s Day and beyond, these educational lesson plans are a great way to cater your learner's activities to some upcoming holidays.