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."
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.
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.
What adventures can a reindeer, candy cane, and a snowman embark on? Let’s find out! In this writing lesson, students will write a Christmas-themed narrative incorporating characters, setting, problem, and solution.
Students love comic books! Channel their excitement for this fun genre and get their creative writing juices flowing. By writing their own comic strips, students will be practicing composing, sequencing, and using dialogue.
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.
Help show your students' growth with a time capsule. Use the lesson plan Classroom Time Capsule to have students prepare any academic work they want to include in the capsule. They will also add a completed worksheet about their goals for 2020.
It's never to early to start dreaming about the future! In this lesson, engage your students in thinking about how their lives will be, all while practicing persuasive writing and using future tense verbs!
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.
Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
What do like to groove to? Bebop or hip-hop? In this Black History Month lesson plan, students will listen to and learn about two music genres heavily influenced by African-Americans. Then they will write about which genre they prefer.
Planning for a substitute teacher has never been easier than with this daily sub plan! Your substitute will appreciate the support in helping your students learn. In your absence the substitute can use these practical lessons, worksheets, and activities.
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.
Get ready to learn all about animals! In this week, students will learn about animals that live in different habitats. They will connect to literacy through classic stories like the *Three Little Pigs* and *The Very Hungry Caterpillar.*