Use this printable booklet to introduce children to the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a barrier-breaking NASA mathematician, while building their vocabulary and boosting reading and writing skills.
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.
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.
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.
Use this All About Misty Copeland Reader to help kindergarteners and first graders learn about Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal ballerina with the American Ballet Theater.