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In this backpack checklist learning exercise, students check off 4 items to have in their backpack: pencil, folder, notebook and lunch bag. A website reference for additional resources is given.
Learners trace dotted examples of upper and lower case Zaner-Bloser letter Bb. They use the blank primary lines to practice forming their own letters. A great activity which provides good, basic practice.
In this addition and subtraction learning exercise, learners draw a tic-tac-toe grid and play the game using numbers 0-9 instead of x's and o's, respond to 1 short answer questions, and play the game once more this time using the numbers...
Transition young English language learners back to school with this set of vocabulary cards. Addressing common classroom vocabulary like teacher, backpack, and crayons, this set of cards is perfect for developing the language children...
Students receive activity bags to bring home and share with their families. They are excited to have "homework" and they accomplish several skills by completing the activities within the bags. This is great for special needs students.
There are 20 kids on a bus, 60% of them have blue backpacks. How many is this? The teacher shows how to solve a percentage word problem using proportion ratios.
Crash Course Kids
What exactly can we tell about an unknown substance by its properties? is the driving question of this physical science video focusing on matter. Here, scholars find the answer to the big question via investigation of what lies at the...
Learning Games Lab
How does water activity play a role in food spoilage? First, the learners think about which types of foods would be best to take on a backpacking trip based on the water activity of different foods. It then walks through why water...
Create a little harmony with Amani Project! Young musicians create their instruments using found or recycled objects. As an introduction, class members first experiment with sounds they can make with their bodies (clapping, stomping...
In this back to school worksheet, students color a detailed picture of a backpack with school supplies. The words on the backpack say "Back to Homeschool".
In this poetry worksheet, students listen to the poem "An Ordinary Day," read aloud, talk about and respond to 1 short answer questions about rhyme scheme in their favorite poem.
In this schedule reading worksheet, students map a trip from their home to a national park, ask a family member to show them a bus, train, and plane schedule for the destination, learn how to read a schedule, discuss with a family member...
To generate interest in and enable readers to connect to The Things They Carried, class members write about what they carry—both tangible and intangible things. The class then makes a list of these things and compares the list to...
Province of Manitoba
Equip young campers with the tips and strategies for a safe trip to the outdoors with a series of lessons. They learn how to start fires with and without firewood, keep warm in snowy weather, and purify water to make it safe for drinking.
Student complete a month-long unit on the symbolic and practical reasons for American Indian artwork. They explore websites, discuss elements of design, create an Indian backpack, Kachina Doll, weaving, sand painting, and totem pole.
Middle schoolers practice using the map and compass to find a location. In this geography lesson series, students identify basic requirements needed when traveling in the wilderness. They plan a healthy menu for a backpacking trip.
Students discuss the items needed to camp outside. They identify objects in a backpack and tell what the item could be used for. They hide the objects throughout the room and they are to find them.
Students explain the relationship of hiking/backpacking and caloric consumption as well as to develop an understanding of diet, nutrition, cooking and planning skills.
Students practice estimating distance traveled while walking. Also can be used to introduce backpacking/hiking or as a daily warm-up. Measure the blacktop/cafeteria/playground, then determine how many times around make a mile.
Do the kids in your class have a problem with leaving items behind? Hang a sign with a whistling police officer on the door to remind kids to check that they have what they need.
What are some of the essential items and words students need to know for going to class? Designed for special education students but with a variety of applications, here you'll find a set of 12 picture cards that include images and terms...