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How Do We Know about Colonial Life?
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewYoung history sleuths examine an inventory of the belongings of a Virginia colonist and use deductive reasoning to determine what the document reveals about colonial life. They then use a Venn diagram to compare the inventory with a...
Life of a Private Lesson Plan
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIn order to understand the challenges the Continental Army faced during the American Revolution, class members analyze primary source materials including a soldier's journal and an officer's letter, and watch a short reenactment video.
Sports Word Work Literacy Pack
1st - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHockey, home runs, and helmets: your next sports-themed reading unit is here! Twelve tasks invite young readers to match unscramble sports words, create categories, count vowels and consonants, mark syllables, alphabetize words in the...
Ellis Island Simulation
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewYoung historians step into the shoes of immigrants coming to Ellis Island. A simulation creates an experience in which participants visit several rooms, go through an interview process, and receive a stamp in their passport—either making...
What Was Everyday Life like in Colonial Virginia?
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat was everyday life like in Colonial Virginia? To find the answer cooperative groups work collaboratively to read an informational handout and complete a graphic organizer. The speaker of the group then shares their new-found...
The Right to a Clean Environment: Right to a Clean Environment Role-Play
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewA lesson challenges scholars to think critically about the world in which they live. Learners begin by role-playing a character, answering questions, and taking part in a whole-class discussion. They then brainstorm ways they can help...
Tales of Hans Christian Andersen
K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewFairy tales seem like quick, fun children's stories, but asking compelling questions about characters, plot elements, and literary themes can transform them into rich and complex tales. Use a series of eight lessons on Hans Christian...
Facts vs. Opinions vs. Informed Opinions and Their Role in Journalism
3rd - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewLearning about journalism is exciting ... is that a fact or an opinion? With an engaging lesson plan, scholars learn how to differentiate between the two. Pupils also complete worksheets, watch a news story, and evaluate online news...
Sight Word Lists and Activities
Pre-K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewScholars examine newspaper articles and highlight two sight words to discover which appears more frequently. They then glue sight words onto paper to make flashcards before composing, writing, and creating picture representations of...
Folklore and Fairytales: A Guide to Using Traditional Tales and Reimagined Classics
K - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewEvery culture has its own stories to tell. An interesting educator's guide shares a large collection of fairytales and folktales, some from different cultures and some re-creations of classics. A summary and brief teaching ideas...
Word Recognition Strategies Using Nursery Rhymes
K - 2nd CCSS: Designed
As a class, scholars read the poems, Humpty Dumpty, Peter, Peter, Pumpkin Eater, and Jack and Jill, in order to identify words with the same ending sound. Using their rhyming skills, learners brainstorm additional words from word...