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Human Growth and Development

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
A variety of activities spark discussion and encourage creative and critical thinking in a unit designed to inform kindergarten through fifth grade scholars about human growth and development. Each grade level is presented with five...
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Nature Walk: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 2)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Walking in nature is the theme of a unit designed to support English language development lessons. Scholars look, write, speak, and move to explore topics such as camping, woodland animals, instruments, bodies of water, things found at a...
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Nature Walk: Challenge Activities (Theme 2)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
A three-story unit offers an assortment of challenge activities. Scholars complete a variety of activities, including writing their own campfire song, crafting an opinion paragraph, creating their own club, working on a picture book, and...
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Weather Patterns and Seasonal Changes

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Get your class outside to observe their surroundings with a lesson highlighting weather patterns and seasonal changes. First, learners take a weather walk to survey how the weather affects animals, people, plants, and trees during...
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Creative Adventures with Literature - Whoever You Are

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Celebrate our similarities and differences through multiple readings of Whoever you Are by Mem Fox. Readings are accompanied by a grand discussion, charts, creative art, dramatic, and music play to reinforce the uniqueness that is found...
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Learning Life Lessons through Fables

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Explore a variety of fables to learn life's lessons through engaging stories. Add rigor to the learning process with activities that include matching a a fable to the story's moral, short answer exit slips, and a three-column graphic...
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Authors Tell Different Stories

For Students 2nd Standards
The story of Cinderella is a popular one! So much so, there are multiple versions of the story being told around the world. With this collection of activities your young readers receive background information about two versions...
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The World's Greatest Mom

For Students K - 3rd Standards
What makes a mom great? That is the driving question of this writing assignment in which pupils write what makes a mom the world's greatest mom. 
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The Five W's and How

For Students 2nd - 7th Standards
Here is a great graphic organizer for ensuring that young researchers and writers cover all their bases when brainstorming a topic by considering the five W's (who, what, where, when, and why) and how.
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Ten Things I Learned This Year

For Students 1st - 4th Standards
As you approach the end of the school year or New Years Eve, encourage reflection amongst your class members and gain a quick glimpse into the content and ideas that they remember the most.
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A Planet in the Solar System

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Take young scientists on an exploration of the cosmos with this cross-curricular writing exercise. Tasked with producing an expository composition describing a planet of their choosing, students perform research and present their...
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Rocks and Minerals in Our Lives

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Young geologists discover the important role that rocks and minerals play in our everyday lives through this series of hands-on activities. Starting off with a lesson that defines the difference between plants, animals, and minerals,...
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Make a Plan. Build a Kit. Stay Informed.

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Help prepare your youngsters for an emergency or natural disaster by discussing important topics as where to meet, how to remain in contact, and what belongs in an emergency kit. 
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Life Cycle of a Sunflower

For Teachers 2nd Standards
From a tiny seed needing water and warmth to the bud that will blossom into a flower, elementary pupils illustrate the stages of the sunflower life cycle through dance and drawing.
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Polar Bear Patrol Lapbook

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
How do Arctic animals stay warm? How did polar bears get their name? Your youngsters will discover all about the interesting world of polar bears with this great set of fun and colorful worksheets and printables.
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Elementary Keyboarding Activities

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Listen to the sound of children's fingers flying across their keyboards as they perform these fun typing lessons. From creating alphabet books and multimedia presentations to researching presidents and writing class newsletters, numerous...
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Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the...
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Meet a Naturalist: Researching, Writing, Interviewing

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Young scholars reach out into the community and learn about different environmental science careers in this inquiry-based instructional activity. Beginning with a short research assignment, children gain background knowledge about...
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Massive Migrations

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Turn your students into flocks of migratory birds for this fun lesson on animal migration. Prior to the activity, the teacher creates four different migration routes in the classroom or any available open space, labeling nesting...
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Animal Adaptations: Migration and Hibernation

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
When winter comes, animals are faced with two choices: migrate to a warmer climate or hibernate until spring arrives. Explore these interesting animal behaviors with the learning activities in this elementary life science instructional...
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“I Can” Common Core! 2nd Grade Writing

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Monitor the growth of young writers with this Common Core writing standards checklist. Written as I can statements, this resource provides second graders with clear goals for developing their writing skills.
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Mealworms

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Crawl into the world of the darkling beetle with this scientific investigation. Watch as the insects move through the larval, pupal, and adult stages of life, recording observations along the way. Discuss the necessities of life as young...
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Parts of an Antelope

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
There are so many wonderful parts to an animal: fur, antlers, tails, and legs, to name a few. A large diagram of an antelope is used to start a matching game, where the class matches body parts made of the same material. They discuss...
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Marvelous Measurement in the Outdoor Classroom

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Here is a lesson that isn't just about making scientific observations, it's also about determining which tool is needed to collect accurate data. After reviewing what it means to be safe when working outdoors, the class hikes around the...