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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Activity
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Craft a paper rocket in this hands-on activity inspired by the life of Mae Jemison!
Preschool
Social studies
Activity
Have Fun Reading: Choice Board
Have Fun Reading: Choice Board
Worksheet
Have Fun Reading: Choice Board
With this Have Fun Reading Choice Board, budding bookworms can choose from a variety of engaging reading-based activities, from reading in a cozy blanket fort to drawing or acting out their favorite part of a story.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Stories, Fables, and Comprehension
Stories, Fables, and Comprehension
Workbook
Stories, Fables, and Comprehension
Revisit some of your favorite stories and fables in this reading workbook. Colorful illustrations and considered writing and drawing prompts encourage thoughtful reading and reflection.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
Worksheet
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Get to Know Mae Jemison
Get to Know Mae Jemison
Lesson Plan
Get to Know Mae Jemison
Mae Jemison was the first African American female astronaut to enter space. Use the Get to Know Mae Jemison lesson plan to learn more about this famous scientist. Children will then read and write about her, and create their own paper rocket.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
All About Sharks!
All About Sharks!
Lesson Plan
All About Sharks!
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!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Artist Spotlight: Frida Kahlo
Artist Spotlight: Frida Kahlo
Lesson Plan
Artist Spotlight: Frida Kahlo
This lesson plan teaches students about Frida Kahlo and her legacy as an activist and artist who continues to inspire people all over the world. Students will listen to a story about Frida Kahlo and reflect on what it means to be an artist.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Amazon Rainforest Printable Leaf Template
Amazon Rainforest Printable Leaf Template
Worksheet
Amazon Rainforest Printable Leaf Template
These leaves can be used for a variety of science lessons and classroom art projects!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Why Do We Vote?
Why Do We Vote?
Worksheet
Why Do We Vote?
This social studies worksheet is a great way to encourage the next generation to understand the value and impact of voting while helping learners practice reading comprehension strategies.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Writing About Maria Montessori
Writing About Maria Montessori
Lesson Plan
Writing About Maria Montessori
In this lesson, students will learn all about Maria Montessori, a pioneering researcher and teacher, and create their own biographical books about this inspiring woman.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
All About Leafcutter Ants
All About Leafcutter Ants
Worksheet
All About Leafcutter Ants
Help your students practice their informational reading skills as they learn about leafcutter ants!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Black Artists: Basquiat
Black Artists: Basquiat
Lesson Plan
Black Artists: Basquiat
This lesson plan teaches students about Jean-Michel Basquiat and his life as a child. First, students will listen to a story and figure out the main topic and details. Next, students will be asked to think deeply about what it means to be an artist and some of the types of art they like to create. Perfect for first graders and second graders, the lesson Black Artists: Basquiat highlights reading informational texts and building vocabulary.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Learning About Maria Tallchief
Learning About Maria Tallchief
Lesson Plan
Learning About Maria Tallchief
This engaging lesson plan provides students with an opportunity to learn all about America's prima ballerina, Maria Tallchief.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
The Tortoise and the Ducks
The Tortoise and the Ducks
Worksheet
The Tortoise and the Ducks
In this classic fable by Aesop, the tortoise learns an important lesson when he catches a ride into the sky with a duck. Exposing kids to classic texts like "The Tortoise and the Duck" is a great way to give them important reading practice.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What Does an Activist Do?
What Does an Activist Do?
Lesson Plan
What Does an Activist Do?
Ask an important question this month: What does an activist do? This engaging lesson can be used leading up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day (and year-round). It supports students in understanding what it means to be an activist and how Martin Luther King Jr. used collaborative action to change the world and speak out against oppression. Perfect for first graders and second graders, this activity explores word meaning and other reading and writing skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Winter Dance
Winter Dance
Lesson Plan
Winter Dance
What do books and dances have in common? They can both be used to tell stories and express emotions. In this lesson, students will learn to represent scenes from a story through dance.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Read the Pictures
Read the Pictures
Worksheet
Read the Pictures
This worksheet helps students learn from pictures and captions in nonfiction texts while also answering comprehension questions.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Television Show Comprehension Questions
Television Show Comprehension Questions
Worksheet
Television Show Comprehension Questions
Encourage thoughtful media consumption with this set of television show comprehension questions.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Interesting Animals: Bats
Interesting Animals: Bats
Worksheet
Interesting Animals: Bats
Learn all about the interesting world of bats while practicing fluency and reading comprehension skills using this helpful nonfiction reading worksheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Most Likely to Happen
Most Likely to Happen
Worksheet
Most Likely to Happen
Engage kids in reading before they even start! This fun worksheet encourages students to make predictions about what books will be about just by glancing at the cover and contents.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Researching Black Inventors
Researching Black Inventors
Lesson Plan
Researching Black Inventors
Inventors and their novel inventions are always a thrilling topic! In the lesson Researching Black Inventors, first graders and second graders are encouraged to research the rich history of African American inventors. This engaging lesson plan provides students with an opportunity to learn all about inventors they find interesting and the impact those inventors have on the world. Perfect for Black History Month, this learning activity highlights informational writing skills and helps build students' vocabulary.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Prediction Power!
Prediction Power!
Worksheet
Prediction Power!
It’s time to put your prediction power to work! However, no one prediction is guaranteed to be correct. In this worksheet, students come up with three possible things that might happen in the book they select.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Question Tracker
Question Tracker
Worksheet
Question Tracker
Have students record questions on sticky notes as they are reading, then they'll compile them all on this helpful worksheet before tracking down and recording their answers.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Caterpillar
Caterpillar
Worksheet
Caterpillar
Familiarity with different types of texts is an important part of the first grade reading curriculum. In this worksheet, kids read Christina Rossetti's famous poem, "Caterpillar" and then answer questions about what they read.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Learning About Black Visionaries
Learning About Black Visionaries
Lesson Plan
Learning About Black Visionaries
Use this lesson plan as an introductory activity to kick-off a short, project-based learning unit where students will research black visionaries and share what they learned.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan