Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

4,999 reviewed resources

Lesson Planet

Hometown Heroes

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Transform studying about veterans in a textbook to personal interviews with veterans in the community. Four varying lesson plans make up an entire unit or individualized learning based on your class's needs. Exercises include researching...
Lesson Planet

Disaster Preparedness Activity Book

For Students K - 5th Standards
Join the American Red Cross as well as Mickey and friends as they help to prepare young scholars for natural disasters. After reading brief informational passages about earthquakes, floods, fires, storms, tornadoes, and hurricanes,...
Lesson Planet

Read Across America Classroom Activity Guide

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
Celebrate the legendary Dr. Seuss on Read Across America Day with a plethora of activities set to five stories—The Cat in the Hat, The Lorax, Horton Hears a Who, Oh, the Places You'll Go!, and Green Eggs and Ham. Activities include...
Lesson Planet

A Busy Bird

For Students K Standards
Kindergartners read a short passage and answer questions based on what they read. The question set involves circling pictures, writing words, and drawing pictures.
Lesson Planet

Lessons for Learning—Kindergarten

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergartners jump right into learning. Each lesson in this math unit is clearly outlined with materials, procedures, student outcomes, misconceptions, and solutions. All lessons and activities are aligned with Common Core math standards.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

I Can Read! Sight Words Set #16

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Now, there, of, and say are the sight words in focus in a printable packet in which you can use all, or some, of the activities to reinforce your early readers' sight word proficiency.
Lesson Planet

Apples Around Us

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Apple tasting launches an investigation of the story and travels of John Chapman, also known as Johnny Appleseed. After listening to his story, class members craft a summary of the tale, chart his journeys on a map, and sample different...
Lesson Planet

Sending Email

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Youngsters are introduced to the idea of communicating through e-mail, and gain important foundational knowledge for how to interact safely online.
Lesson Planet

Start with a Circle...

For Students K - 12th
The Golden Ratio. The Divine Proportion. Yup. It's math and art blended into one colorful activity. Young artists combine colored tissue paper circles and parts of circles to create geometric patterns. As a bonus, kids get to figure out...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Self-Control Meters for Volume, Space and Levels of Formality

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
If your pupils have difficulty producing the appropriate voice volume in various settings or respecting personal space, refer to this "control-o-meter" device. This resource includes materials to create three meters for you to clearly...
Lesson Planet

“Decalcomania” Glue Paint Symmetry Prints

For Teachers K - 12th
Who knew you could paint with glue? After first adding liquid water color paints to bottles of white Elmer's glue and applying them to paper, young scholars of all ages are then challenged to use their imagination and creativity to draw...
EngageNY

Seasons and Weather: Supplemental Guide

For Teachers K Standards
From warm summer days to cold winter nights, this 10-lesson unit takes children on an exploration of seasons. Using the included reading passages and images, a series of read-aloud lessons and vocabulary activities provide young children...
EngageNY

Seasons and Weather: Read-Aloud Anthology

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergartners explore the cycle of the seasons in a 10-lesson language arts unit. Through a series of picture-supported read-aloud activities, children are able to identify the sequence of seasons and the types of weather associated...
Lesson Planet

We’re a Family: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers K Standards
Pay special attention to onsets and rimes and initial consonants with this packet of activities designed to provide additional support to youngsters just learning to read and write.
Lesson Planet

We’re a Family: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers K Standards
Teach your English language learners how to talk about their families with three weeks of lessons. Over the course of the thematic unit, learners pick up new vocabulary so that they can talk about families and relationships, clothing,...
Lesson Planet

Look at Us!: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers K Standards
Support struggling learners and focus on the alphabet with the three weeks of activities and materials provided here. Each day, learners review some letters and practice others in depth. They work on rhyming, practice new words, and...
Lesson Planet

Look at Us!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers K Standards
Start off your young English language learners with this packet of materials, which covers three weeks of instructions. After completing the unit, kids will have practiced the letters K through Z, read several story books, talked with...
Lesson Planet

Base Ten Cards (tens and ones)

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Strengthen your class's understanding of place value with this series of base-ten flash cards. Including illustrations representing a variety of numbers from 13 to 94, this resource can be used in many different ways to build the numbers...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

May Daily Activities

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Five weeks of daily activities for the month of May! With a new activity for each day of the month, your youngsters will utilize a variety of skills and practice everything from sight words and spelling to counting by twos or coloring...
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

August Daily Activities

For Students K - 2nd Standards
You'll feel more than prepared for the start of the school year with this collection of daily activities for the month of August! From filling in numbers on a calendar or coloring patterns to solving addition and reading comprehension...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

June Daily Activities

For Students K - 1st Standards
This is an absolute must-have resource for early elementary teachers! Here you'll find a collection of activities and worksheets for each day of the month of June, with topics ranging from ordering numbers on a calendar or identifying...
Lesson Planet

The Little Red Hen — Handwriting and Spelling Practice

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Ease your pupils into some practice with printing using these resources related to the classic tale The Little Red Hen. Learners trace and write a set of vocabulary words from the story. 
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

Alphabet Mini Books

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Put together mini books for every letter of the alphabet! Provided here are printables for all 26 letters that each contain eight pages for kids to color in and write on. Directions are provided at the top of the first page of each...
Lesson Planet

Hidden Sight Word Coloring Worksheets

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
This coloring and sight words worksheet looks a bit like a puzzle and offers plenty of fun practice with spelling and fine motor skills. Similar to painting by numbers, kids must color in the spaces that include the target word. There...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Fun Fitness Activities For Kids

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
From shuttle run relays to ACTIVE Bingo, you'll be elated to have this PE resource packet in your tool belt for your next fitness lesson. After all, who wouldn't want to play a game called, "Elephants, Giraffes, and Palm Trees"?
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Making Math More Fun

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Trick young mathematicians into practicing their basic arithmetic with this extensive collection of fun math games. Whether you're teaching addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, place value, or even fractions, there is a game...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Pre-K Mathematics

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Kick-start children's education with this pre-school math unit. Offering 31 different hands-on learning activities that develop young mathematicians' pattern and shape recognition, basic number sense, and much more, this is a must-have...
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

7 Habits of Healthy Kids Classroom Posters

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Have a "can do" attitude. Begin with the end in mind. Put first things first. This absolutely fantastic set of posters helps youngsters develop some of the most important life skills they will carry with them throughout their lives....
Lesson Planet

Dolch Sight Words

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Bulletin boards, banners, ABC cards and worksheets using the 220 Dolch sight words are all available in this resource. The worksheets arrange the sight words by increasing difficulty.
Lesson Planet

Spelling Workbook: Phonics Patterns

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Set your pupils straight with spelling and sounds by using these materials for practice. Included here are three booklets and workbooks that cover just about any sound or blend you could think of!
Lesson Planet

Syllable Cards for Literacy Activities

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Add a new activity to your literacy arsenal with this collection of syllable cards. Offering colorful pictures representing simple one-, two-, and three-syllable words, this resource can be used in many ways to improve your children's...
Lesson Planet

Sensory Safari

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Brightest? Smelliest? Roughest? Sweetest? Parents, homeschoolers, and classroom teachers will enjoy sharing this juicy, sensory exploration activity with youngsters.
Lesson Planet

Train at School

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Here is a fantastic compilation of adaptive physical education lesson plans that cover the major concepts of physical fitness, including: aerobic endurance, balance, coordination, flexibility, power, speed and agility, and strength.   
Lesson Planet

Will He See His Shadow? Groundhog Day Activities

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
What a fantastic collection of activities for celebrating Groundhog Day! This resource includes a variety of holiday reading selections, groundhog facts, links to printables, story comprehension lessons, and much more!
Lesson Planet

Open Wide and Trek Inside

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Don't underestimate the value of a clean mouth! Here is a six-lesson unit that details everything a youngster needs to know about oral hygiene. It includes lessons on the purpose of a mouth and teeth, the nature of oral bacteria and the...
Lesson Planet

Student Center Activities: Fluency

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Teaching children to read is no simple task, but this collection of phonics resources will make the journey a little easier. From simple activities and games that improve young children's letter recognition, to a reader's theater script...
Lesson Planet

All About Money

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Few topics engage young mathematicians as much as learning about money. Through a series of shared readings and hands-on activities, children explore the US currency system, learning how to count money and calculate change as they create...
Lesson Planet

Christmas Worksheets for Santa's Little Helpers

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Just because children aren't in the classroom over winter break, doesn't mean that learning has to stop. Intended as a resource for parents, this eBook provides Christmas-themed worksheets and activities that engage children in...
Lesson Planet

Christmas Trees

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
'Tis the season for lights, tress, and ornaments! Use this comprehensive set of holiday-themed printables to work on shapes, color words, handwriting, matching, pattern recognition, graphing, and more! Learners will love the fun theme...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Letter-Sound Match Cut and Paste

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Develop beginning readers' understanding of letter-sound correspondence with this fun series of cut-and-paste worksheets. With each page focusing on four specific letters, children are able to practice isolating initial sounds as they...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Tangled Pre-K Pack

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Don't get tied up trying to teach your class basic math and fine motor skills! Let this packet of fun materials based on Disney's Tangled help you engage and instruct your class. Learners will practice cutting, counting, matching,...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Lego Movie Pre-K Pack

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Everything is awesome when you're learning basic math and fine motor skills! Prepare youngsters to read, write, and calculate with 30 pages of fun, colorful, Lego-themed exercises. Pupils who loved the Lego Movie will practice counting,...
Lesson Planet

Instruments to Trace Color and Label

For Students K - 8th
Handbells and castanets. Triangles and timpani. Trumpets and trombones. As part of their study of instruments, young musicians label, trace and color the parts of seven instruments. Also included in the resource packet are tracing...
Lesson Planet

Duplo/Lego Tower Pattern Busy Bag

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Turn young learners into pattern detectives with this fun hands-on activity. Using the included set of cards showing different block towers, children replicate each pattern with their own manipulatives while attempting identify...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Sight Words Bingo

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Engage emergent readers in learning their basic sight words with this fun game of bingo. With four simple 3x3 game boards including a total of 32 different sight words, this resource is a must-have for any primary grade teacher.
Lesson Planet

Fall into Healthy Shapes

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergartners identify geometric shapes by planting a fall garden. They start their seeds in containers that have different shapes, and keep track of their plants based on those shapes. This brilliantly designed and incredibly thorough...
Lesson Planet

Reading Success Mini Books: Word Families

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Engage children in learning about rhyming words with this printable book on the -ing word family. Including six words with supporting pictures, young learners practice reading and writing the words before adding their own word and...
Lesson Planet

TeachMe: 1st Grade

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Let your eager learners practice their basic arithmetic and spelling skills with this fun interactive resource! For any primary grade teacher with access to an Apple mobile device, this is a must-have application.
Lesson Planet

Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Nightingale

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Engage emergent readers in a literature unit on fairy tales with this printable version of "The Nightingale." Including dialogue, multisyllabic words, and up to five lines of text on a page, this book is ideal for developing the reading...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Princess and the Pea

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Enrich a primary grade unit on fairy tales with this printable version of the classic story "The Princess and the Pea." With a simple story structure and a blend of short and long sentences, this is a great resource for developing the...
Lesson Planet

Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Elves and the Shoemaker

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Engage young readers in a unit on fairy tales with their very own copy of the classic story "The Elves and the Shoemaker." Including dialogue, three-syllable words, and up to five lines of text on a page, this printable book is best...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The City Mouse and the Country Mouse

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Support the growth of your emergent readers with this printable version of the classic fable "The City Mouse and the Country Mouse." Including supporting illustrations and simple dialogue, this story is perfect for developing the fluency...
Lesson Planet

Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Spider and the Beehive

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Anansi the spider teaches young readers the importance of sharing with others in this fun African folktale. Offering clear illustrations and repetitive structure, this printable book is ideal for developing children's reading fluency.
Lesson Planet

Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Ugly Duckling

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Engage young readers to explore classic fairy tales with their very own copy of "The Ugly Duckling." With clear illustrations and an easy-to-follow repetitive structure, this printable book is perfect for developing the reading skills of...
Lesson Planet

Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
This printable version of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" is just right for developing the reading skills of young learners. Including a series of fun illustrations and an easy-to-follow repetitive structure, the story is sure to engage...
Lesson Planet

Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: Stone Soup

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Enhance your recipe for developing reading fluency with this printable version of the folk tale "Stone Soup". Supporting emergent readers with engaging illustrations, this mini-book is an excellent resource for advancing the reading...
Lesson Planet

Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Tortoise and the Hare

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Slow and steady wins the race to fluent reading with this printable version of "The Tortoise and the Hare". Presenting children with fun illustrations and a repetitive story structure, this resource is perfect for developing the...
Lesson Planet

Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Gingerbread Man

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Present young readers with the gift of literature by giving them this printable version of the classic fairy tale "The Gingerbread Man". Including clear illustrations and a repetitive structure, this story will engage and support...
Lesson Planet

Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Three Little Pigs

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Engage young learners in developing their reading fluency with their very own copy of The Three Little Pigs. Including a series fun illustrations, children will have a hard time putting this book down.
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

Penguin Man

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
These penguins are hungry and it's the job of your young mathematicians to feed them. Each of these large penguin templates has a number printed on it corresponding with the number of goldfish crackers students need to place on it. This...
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

Fishbowl Counting

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Young mathematicians demonstrate their understanding of cardinality with this simple math worksheet. Given a series of ten empty fishbowls, learners are asked to draw in the number of fish indicated on each bowl.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

How Tall is the Gingerbread Man?

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
The gingerbread man has finally been caught, now find out how tall he is with this measurement activity. Using Unifix® cubes, marshmallows, buttons, and Cheerios, young mathematicians measure and record the height of the gingerbread man...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

How Many Spots are on Each Ladybug?

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
The ever popular ladybug serves as a excellent tool for developing the number sense of young mathematicians on this math worksheet. Presented with a series of colorful pictures, children practice counting and writing the numbers 1-10 as...
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

Shape Dice

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Students roll their way to a better understanding of basic shapes with this printable dice template. Including colorful pictures of two-dimensional shapes on each of its six sides, this resource provides a fun learning experience for...
Lesson Planet

Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Little Red Hen

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Engage young learners in reading classic folk tales with this printable version of The Little Red Hen. The simple language and repetitive structure of the story make it perfect for children working on developing their fluency. Two...
Lesson Planet

Number Flash Cards 1 to 10

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Let a group of incredibly cute ladybugs help your youngsters learn and practice numbers one through ten. Each card features an image of ladybugs that matches the number on the card. Also included is a template for a wallet designed for...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

My Weather Station

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
A printable weather station that will blow you away, this includes tools that little meteorologists can use to display their observations of daily weather conditions. There is a gauge where they can slide a pointer to show the...
1 In 1 Collection
PD Learning Network

Bugs and Buttons 2

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Playing with bugs and buttons has never been so much fun! Offering a variety of different activities, this is a great resource for developing basic skills in preschool and kindergarten-aged children.
6 In 6 Collections
PD Learning Network

My Online Community

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
The Internet isn't a place, but it is made up of real people. As your students will find out, it is a way to connect people and ideas to build a larger and more global community. They'll draw, discuss, and explore vocabulary as they...
Lesson Planet

My First Biography: Christopher Columbus Storia Teaching Guide | Scholastic.com

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Sail with Christopher Columbus on a biographical reading adventure. Young explorers learn about the life of Sir Columbus as they hone their comprehension skills through guiding questions, shared reading, and fluency practice. Included in...
Lesson Planet

Circles of Life: Writing About Wildlife

For Teachers K Standards
Take little ones outside for a scientific observation and investigation. The class treks through the school yard to observe living things in the environment. When they return to class, they engage in a think aloud activity, are...
Lesson Planet

A Hundred Bales of Hay

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
This lesson combines math, visual arts, and language arts activities that all focus on the making, and baling of hay. The activities can be adjusted to address different age ranges. Most of the activities focus on gaining...
Lesson Planet

Grow a Musical Instrument

For Teachers K - 6th
Music, culture, social studies, and plant growth all in one! Kids explore the various type of traditional African instruments that are made out of gourds. They then grow their own gourds and use them to create a wide variety of African...
Lesson Planet

Lesson 6: Mittens, Socks, Mittens, Socks, Mittens!

For Teachers K - 8th
Mittens and socks, two of my favorite clothing items!  Young learners with special needs, explore clothing appropriate for cold weather. They identify both socks and mittens, discuss weather appropriate clothing, and listen to the story,...
Lesson Planet

Consonance and Dissonance Activities

For Teachers K - 12th
Hone those musical ears to identify consonance and dissonance in music being played live or on a recording. Learners will work through four activities where they will listen to consonant and dissonant notes being played first by the...
Lesson Planet

ABC, Easy as 123

For Teachers K
Kindergartners practice identifying the sight and sounds of vowels and consonants. They identify beginning consonants in single-syllable words and print the letters of the alphabet. This outstanding resource has many excellent...
Lesson Planet

Picture the Word

For Teachers K - 1st
This is an excellent way to make onset and rime visual for beginning readers. They examine CVC-word picture cards that are all missing the first letter. Using plastic letters (or whatever you have), they complete each word and record it...
Lesson Planet

Canned Sort

For Teachers K - 1st
Give your budding readers practice with vowel sounds using this sorting activity which will especially appeal to kinesthetic learners. They examine two cans, each with a header card attached. The header card words have the same vowel...
Lesson Planet

Onset and Rime Slide

For Teachers K - 1st
Discover onset and rime blends using this interactive activity which will appeal to your kinesthetic learners. Using the sliding templates provided, budding readers try different onsets with each rime. They practice reading skills by...
Lesson Planet

Word Steps

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Blending basic CVC letters to make words is one of the first steps to independent reading. Provided here are several images of stairs and several letters to cut and arrange. The learner rearranges the letters to form CVC patterns, sounds...
Lesson Planet

Phoneme Split and Say

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Little ones are provided with all the tools needed to begin segmenting phonemes. There are twenty Elkonin box picture cards, five blank Elkonin box cards, and full instructions on how to help pre-readers practice splitting and saying...
Lesson Planet

Syllable Hopscotch

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Let your little learners move while they practice breaking words into syllables or chunks. Place a hopscotch "board" on the floor (this can be done with tape). Your class takes turns choosing picture cards, and then they say the name of...
Lesson Planet

Sounds Sensible: Phonological Awareness and Beginning Phonics

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Teacher's guides are wonderful tools that provide us with basic information needed to construct effective lessons. This guide outlines five different activities that are intended to teach pre-readers word comparison, onset and rime,...
Lesson Planet

Rhyme Flip Book

For Teachers K - 1st
This rhyme book activity may look confusing at first, but it's really quite simple. Everything you'll need is right here and ready to use. Kids cut out and staple the pages of their own rhyme books. The only folds they will make are the...
Lesson Planet

Phoneme Challenge

For Teachers K - 1st
This phonemic awareness game is very similar to the classic card game war; partners divide picture cards, each taking half (included). They place one card face-up at a time and segment the phonemes aloud. Whoever has the most phonemes...
Lesson Planet

Treasure Chest

For Teachers K - 1st
Segmenting and blending phonemes helps budding readers understand words. Use this strategy in an engaging game where partners test each other's auditory processing using familiar words. Using picture cards and a chart (included),...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Letter Recognition: Poetry Pen

For Teachers K - 1st
It's always nice to have a great idea and all the tools to make it happen. The class can use these nursery rhyme and alphabet cards to teach each other letter recognition and letter sound correspondence. There is a full set of alphabet...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Letter-Sound Dominoes

For Teachers K - 1st
What do dominoes and phonemes have in common? Quite a bit in this engaging phonics game! Each domino has a letter on one side and an image on the other. Everything you need is here; partners place the starting domino on the table then...
Lesson Planet

Rhyming A-LOT-OH!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Rhymes are a great way to help your scholars with phonemic awareness and word relationships. Kids work with partners to match cards from a stack to their rhyming counterparts on a game board. There are six different boards, so this will...
Lesson Planet

What Size Is It Anyway?

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
A fabulous plan on teaching basic concepts of measurement to young learners. Pupils use nonstandard units to measure length, practice using a ruler and a yardstick, compare the length of two objects, and perform estimations of length....
Lesson Planet

Word Walls for Primary Grades

For Teachers K - 3rd
Every elementary classroom should have a word wall! It reinforces new vocabulary words and their correct spelling! The teacher is given a daily word wall routine that has learners read, chant, and write words. Rhyme and vocabulary...
Lesson Planet

Swat a Word!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Grab your fly swatter! Play a fun game to help readers find words and locate them on a chart using a fly swatter. They will identify sight words and practice reading them while participating in a game using a fly swatter, chart paper,...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Groupings and Counting

For Teachers K Standards
When math learners string beads on a pipe cleaner, they can represent their number of beads by separating them into 2 or 3 groups (10=1,9; 2,8; 3,7; 4,6; 5,5; 3,3 and 4; 2,5 and 3; etc.). They then draw some of the grouping...
Lesson Planet

Together in a Line: Collaborative Addition

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Partners solve addition equations using counters and number lines, each counting out the number of manipulatives for an addend and then combining their quantities on a single number line to ascertain the sum. They write equations...
Lesson Planet

Two Greedy Bears

For Teachers K - 2nd
Improving listening comprehension skills is the goal of this language arts activity. Young readers listen to the story Two Greedy Bears, stopping to have discussions with a partner. They predict outcomes and make inferences based on...
Lesson Planet

Guided Reading with Elizabeti's Doll

For Teachers K - 2nd
Practice reading strategies using Elizabeti's Doll by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen. Readers utilize decoding and comprehension strategies before, during, and after reading the story. A detailed list of text features, high frequency words,...
Lesson Planet

Ten by Ten

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Learners participate in hands-on activities using a hundreds chart and counting toes and fingers. They discover the patterns that are created when counting by ten. After a lecture/demo, students practice by using a worksheet embedded in...
Lesson Planet

Macaroni Math - Unit Overview

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
It's not just for lunch, mini mathematicians make use of macaroni to model addition and subtraction of numbers up to 10. They place macaroni pieces on their desk and take away to model subtraction, then write subtraction story problems....
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Dot Card and Ten Frame Activities

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What fun, simple number value activities these are! Using dot cards and ten frames, 34 educational games are briefly described to help diversify these great strategies. For example, in the game "I Wish I Had..." the teacher holds up a...
Lesson Planet

ABC It's as Easy as 1-2-3!

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Help readers explore initial letter sounds. They will choose a letter of the alphabet and create a page for a classroom "ABC" book. They will write down various words that begin with their assigned letter and draw a picture to go in the...
Lesson Planet

Q is for Quilt: Read and Create

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergarteners review the letter Q and create a beautiful quilt art project after reading the story The Quiltmaker's Gift. They are prompted by the teacher to identify the letter Q by its sound and its shape. They then listen to the...
Lesson Planet

Sensational Subtraction Centers

For Teachers K Standards
Engage your kindergarteners in a center-based lesson which provides experience and exposure to the connecting and symbolic levels of subtraction. This excellent lesson has many wonderful activities and handouts included for each of the...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Mouse Mess

For Teachers K
Scholars practice rhyming and phonemic awareness using trade books and poetry. They will listen to the book Mouse Mess several times throughout the week, identifying rhyming words, and matching words that begin with the same sound. Then...
Lesson Planet

What's in a Word?

For Teachers K - 1st
Explore compound words and their use in text with young readers. They locate, create, separate, and define compound words found in meaningful text and print. In addition, they create a compound word bank, create words using strips, and...
Lesson Planet

Gingerbread Stories

For Teachers K - 2nd
Help your readers explore the concept of comparing and contrasting. They will read/listen to three books that are similar in nature. Then they use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast these books. The topic suggested in the Gingerbread...
Lesson Planet

Our Picture and Word Book

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Create a fun song for your young learners! It should include each of their names and use rhyme to make it memorable. Then show the class a picture dictionary, and have learners make their own class dictionary! If you have time, consider...
Lesson Planet

Cross Patch

For Teachers K - 2nd
Leaners will recite "Cross Patch" and examine its related emotions and vocabulary. They chant "Cross Patch", participate in listening games and identify rhyming words. Afterward, they place the rhyme in their "My Very Own Nursery Rhyme...
Lesson Planet

The Queen of Hearts

For Teachers K - 1st
Youngsters examine a "The Queen of Hearts" poster and vocabulary. They identify the elements of the poster, listen to the rhyme, and play the listening game. Afterward, they add the rhyme card to their "My Very Own Nursery Rhyme...
Lesson Planet

They That Wash

For Teachers K - 1st
Scholars examine the "They That Wash" poster and listen to the rhymes. They match word cards to the words in the nursery rhyme, practice sounds, and create new words. Afterward, they add copies of the rhyme to their "My Very Own Nursery...
Lesson Planet

Vowel Mixing

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
New ReviewFollowing a brief review of vowels and consonants, scholars take part in an oral fill-in-the-blank activity in which they insert vowels into CVC words. Individually, learners circulate to locate and add vowels to CVC words hidden around...
Lesson Planet

Christmas Present Hunt

For Students K - 5th Standards
An interactive game of hidden pictures challenges scholars to locate hard-to-find gift boxes. The number of presents increases and becomes harder to find as levels progress. A joyful reindeer praises players for a job well done. 
Lesson Planet

Turkey Touchdown

For Students K - 5th Standards
Touchdown! A Thanksgiving Day, football-themed learning game challenges mathematicians to answer addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems. After five correct answers, players aim and kick a field goal before the next...
Lesson Planet

Hanukkah Gelt Hunt

For Students K - 5th Standards
A Hanukkah-themed learning game challenges players to find hidden gelt. Scholars examine festive pictures to locate hard-to-see gelt—chocolate coins— and click on them to earn points before the timer runs out. Levels become increasingly...
Lesson Planet

Gobble Squabble

For Students K - 5th Standards
A Thanksgiving-themed interactive boosts addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts. Using the keyboard's arrows, players navigate a turkey through a maze, gobbling up as many berries as possible without getting tagged by...
Lesson Planet

Speedy Alphabet Arc

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Twenty activities make up a unit designed to boost scholars' fluency. Learning experiences work with participants on speed and accuracy while recognizing letters and sounds—including initial sounds—as well as reading words, phrases,...
Lesson Planet

Feelings - Thematic Unit

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed Standards
Boost language skills with a unit all about feelings. Scholars from all grade levels take part in several lessons that incorporate specific vocabulary terms and adjectives while discussing their feelings with their peers. Reading...
Lesson Planet

My Little Seed House and Seed Book

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
After reading Eric Carle's The Tiny House, young gardeners build a seed house to plant several seeds and observe their growth. Findings are drawn in a mini seed book. Remaining seeds turn into paper and planted in a classroom garden or...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Elementary GoodWork Toolkit

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Excellence, ethics, and engagement are the three E's featured in a unit that promotes good work among elementary scholars. Through discussion, reflection, read-alouds, activity worksheets, and written responses, participants gain...
Lesson Planet

Global Water Supply Elementary School Curriculum

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Water is the focus of an interdisciplinary unit that brings awareness to its daily use around the world and the importance of conservation. Worksheets challenge scholars to match words and definitions, trace, complete a maze, and solve a...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Step Back and Breathe

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Create emotional superheroes with a unit equipped with several activities and lessons designed to establish coping skills and practice tools that boost healthy habits. Through discussion, chants, writing, and drawing, scholars learn to...
Lesson Planet

Celebrate 100 Days of Learning

For Students K - 8th Standards
A list of 50 activities celebrates the 100th day of school. Memorable experiences include Lego building, dancing, writing, and more! 
Lesson Planet

Mother's Day Graphing

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
A Mother's Day-themed math activity reinforces counting and graphing. Scholars count pictures and roll a festive die then graph their findings using a bar graph.
Lesson Planet

Mother's Day Coloring and Writing Pages

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Coloring pages and a fill-in-the-blank letter make up five printable sheets designed to celebrate Mom. Coloring pages feature pictures of flowers, hearts, and sweet treats. Scholars fill in the blanks using a word bank to compose a...
Lesson Planet

Writing Poetry with Rebus and Rhyme

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Young scholars write rhyming poems using rebus. With pictures instead of words, authors create original work about things they love. 
Lesson Planet

Poetry Portfolios: Using Poetry to Teach Reading

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Over the course of five periods, scholars create a poetry portfolio. They begin with a reading of the poem, Firefly. With a focus on vocabulary, learners reread the poem then look for sight words and other skills. 
Lesson Planet

Plurals: S or ES ?

For Students K - 2nd Standards
A worksheet made up of six words and kid-friendly pictures challenges scholars to turn singular words plural by adding s or es. 
Lesson Planet

Alphabet Collection: Nouns

For Students K - 3rd Standards
A practice page challenges scholars to think up and list 26 nouns each starting with a different letter of the alphabet. 
Lesson Planet

Color the Nouns: Kite

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Go fly a kite! Young grammarians find the nouns in a selection of words that make up an illustration of a kite. Once the nouns are colored red, the kite is easy to see!
Lesson Planet

Reading Comprehension

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Celebrate National Reading Month in March—or any month of the year—with a selection of versatile graphic organizers. The worksheets prompt readers to easily compare characters, predict what will happen next in a story, track their...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Women's History Month Activity Kit

For Students K - 4th Standards
Boost reading comprehension and shed light on famous women of history with books and learning activities, which include a board game, word search, crossword puzzle, and a quiz.
Lesson Planet

Color the Nouns: Turtle

For Students K - 2nd Standards
A joyful turtle comes to life when scholars take yellow crayon to paper as they color all shapes containing a noun the color yellow. 
Lesson Planet

Color the Nouns: Tulips

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Colorful tulips fill a worksheet designed to reinforce parts of speech. Scholars identify and color shapes that contain nouns pink. 
Lesson Planet

Color the Nouns: Octopus

For Students K - 2nd Standards
An octopus has eight arms—but how many nouns can your learners find on this activity? A color-by-grammar activity unveils a smiling octopus when scholars color all nouns green. 
Lesson Planet

Alphabet Collection: Adverbs

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Finish the assignment happily, quickly, and thoroughly! A one-page worksheet challenges young grammarians to list adverbs in alphabetical order. 
Lesson Planet

Find the Conjunction

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Without conjunctions, sentences just don't stick together! Practice identifying coordinating conjunctions with eight sentences that each have conjunction connecting clauses or individual nouns.
Lesson Planet

Conjunctions: Or

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Flower or tree? Rabbit or goat? Hamburger or hot dog? Young grammarians practice connecting nouns with conjunctions in a learning exercise that focuses on using the word or.
Lesson Planet

Conjunctions: And

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Math isn't the only subject where pupils get to add! Focus on conjunctions with a grammar lesson in which class members connect nouns with the word and.
Lesson Planet

Word Recognition Strategies Using Nursery Rhymes

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
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...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Part Four: Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
In the story, Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement by Doreen Rappaport, listeners become familiar with nonviolent protests of the Civil Rights Movement through music. Scholars then compose original...
Lesson Planet

Black History Month

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Enhance Black History Month with a twenty-page resource designed to boost scholars' knowledge of the great accomplishments made by African Americans. Learners take in fun facts about famous inventors such as George Washington Carver and...
Lesson Planet

The Lorax

For Students K - 6th Standards
Accompany a reading of Dr. Seuss' tale, The Lorax, with a five-item worksheet. Questions challenge scholars to list characters' names, use text details to answer inquiries, and describe the moral of the story. 
Lesson Planet

Plastic Sight Words

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Plastic math? Have young learners count and name the number of plastic items in their centers. Kindergartners match sight word cards to the number of plastics in a given group, while learning that plastics come in all different shapes,...
Lesson Planet

The Fox and the Stork

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Young readers take part in a meaningful discussion following a reading of Aesop's fable "The Fox and the Stork." Five questions focus on the characters' actions and offering apologies. 
Lesson Planet

Picture-Books in Winter

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Five questions challenge scholars to make inferences after reading a poem, "Picture-Books in Winter" by Robert Louis Stevenson. 
Lesson Planet

A Kid’s Life in Australia

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Use a lesson on slang to establish research and discussion skills among young scholars. As a class, or in small groups, learners use the scientific questioning process in order to research a question and draw a conclusion based on their...
Lesson Planet

Treasured Stories by Eric Carle

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Explore the works of Eric Carle with a set of four lessons focused around the stories, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Papa, Please Get the Moon For Me, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Young readers develop a storyboard,...
Lesson Planet

Veterans Day

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Teaching class members all about the importance and meaning behind Veterans Day with an informative resource. Pupils complete a classroom activity guide and individual research to learn more about the brave men and women who defend the...
Lesson Planet

Eric Carle: Animals and Friends

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Celebrate Eric Carle’s beloved children’s books, especially those about animals. Teachers and readers alike engage in Carle’s books as they explore the art and color in each of his stories, and how these elements support comprehension.
Lesson Planet

The Little Lost Wolf

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Oh no! Little Woof, the wolf pup, has gone missing in the woods. What happens next? Young writers practice narrative writing with an interesting prompt.
Lesson Planet

Compose Your Own Music

For Students K - 12th
Channel the masters with an interactive music composition activity! Learners use the online tool to create their own masterpieces one measure at a time.
Lesson Planet

Instruments Have a Family

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Are the instruments in Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in the same family as those in George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue? Elementary musicians work on their music theory and their instrumental ear as they listen to clips of famous...
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

Women's History Month

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Honor famous women with a Women's History Month lesson plan. Readers answer questions using a text about many famous women in history, using a combination of independent and collaborative learning strategies.
Lesson Planet

Presidents' Day

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
How many United States presidents have monuments built to honor them? Learners explore these monuments before picking another president to research. They then design a new monument dedicated to him.
Lesson Planet

Presidents' Day Lined Journal Page

For Students K - 6th Standards
Make the fathers of our country proud with a writing assignment for Presidents' Day! An image of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln accompanies a writing template page.
Lesson Planet

Valentine’s Counting and Color Sorting Activity

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Reinforce the concept of one-to-one correspondence with a Valentine's Day-themed counting and color sorting activity. Scholars sort foam hearts by color—red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple—then count and place them on a number...
Lesson Planet

Counting Valentines

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
This Valentine's Day, add a touch of festive flair to your math lesson with a booklet that combines counting, reading, and a sweet treat. Young mathematicians read a poem, count candy hearts, and record the amount of each color found. 
Lesson Planet

Valentine's Day Sight Word Matching Cards

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Use a cute Valentine's Day sight word matching activity to enhance vocabulary and sentence building skills.
Lesson Planet

Flashcards

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Everyone knows k is for kite and u is for umbrella, but a set of flash cards make the kite kicky and the umbrella unique! Review the alphabet with a variety of alliterative animals and objects for every letter.
Lesson Planet

Amazing Birds

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
What's so amazing about birds? Find out just how amazing birds are with a physics of animal behavior unit created by Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Have learners explore and tap into their observational skills and notice how birds fly, what...
Lesson Planet

Greetings

For Students K - 4th
How do you say hello? In a set of nine greetings practice worksheets, English learners practice saying and writing various phrases in English. Lastly, partners engage in a speaking activity that allows them to practice saying and...
Lesson Planet

Telling Time

For Students K - 8th Standards
It's grammar time! Class members practice telling time in English with a series of clock illustrations. They then use the prompts to discuss the time of day, including English colloquialisms, with partners or group members.
Lesson Planet

Days of the Week

For Students K - 8th Standards
What do you usually do on Saturdays? What will you do on Thursday? Class members practice the simple future tense and the days of the week with a series of activities and questions. They then share their answers with a partner.
Lesson Planet

Shopping for Clothing

For Students K - 8th Standards
Let's go shopping! A series of activities focus on vocabulary words related to articles of clothing and shopping for clothes. Additionally, learners complete sentences using how much and how many.
Lesson Planet

My Pumpkin Story

For Teachers K - 5th
Have young pumpkin carvers use technology to create a unique pumpkin face and write a short story about the special characteristics of their pumpkin.
Lesson Planet

Dictionary

For Students K - 4th Standards
Brush up on those dictionary skills with a simple worksheet that has pupils looking up words in a dictionary, writing the definition, and using the words in a sentence.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

16 Fall Themed Math and Literacy Centers for Kindergarteners

For Students K Standards
Look no further because your fall literacy and math centers are here. Cards allow learners to practice counting, writing, tracing, finding missing numbers and letters, skip count, and match letters to their sounds. 
Lesson Planet

Verbs: Regular, Irregular, Simple Past Tense

For Students K - 8th Standards
Adding -ed to the ends of most verbs can change a sentence to the past tense—but what about verbs like think or draw? Provide class members with practice activities that focus on both regular and irregular verbs in the simple past tense.
Lesson Planet

Learn the Alphabet

For Students K - 1st Standards
Carefully trace each letter of the alphabet in upper- and lowercase. Using traceable letters, young writers practice their handwriting skills. 
Lesson Planet

Phonological Awareness

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Kindergarteners and first graders alike are engaged as they learn the initial sounds of objects by taking turns flipping cards to form a long train. This complete and ready to print activity helps young ones build the basic foundations...
Lesson Planet

Jan Brett Author Study

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Expose young children to the wonderful works of author and illustrator Jan Brett using a few of her stories such as Armadillo Rodeo, The Mitten, or Daisy Comes Home through a unit study. 
Lesson Planet

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activity Booklet

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Enter the colorful world of The Very Hungry Caterpillar with a booklet filled with activities to celebrate Eric Carle.
Lesson Planet

Introduction to Music: Symphony

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Expose young elementary students to the works of one of the greatest musical composers, Ludwig van Beethoven. Using three progressive lesson plans to complete the unit, class members are able to distinguish low and high sounds, count the...
Lesson Planet

Back to School Math and Literacy Centers

For Students K - 1st Standards
From filling in the missing number to filling in the missing letter; to writing fluency sentences to skip counting and matching, a complete set of back to school math a literacy centers will not disappoint. Use these activities during...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Meet the Teacher Night

For Students K
Use a packet of colorful chalkboard-themed Meet the Teacher Night sign-in and information sheets as part of your back-to-school activities. The packet is complete with welcome signs, classroom labels, methods of transportation labels,...
Lesson Planet

Sun Safe Summer Activity Pack

For Students K - 5th Standards
Eight activities make up a packet all about sun safety. Scholars mix and match how animals stay sun safe, dress paper dolls in appropriate summer clothing, make a cootie catcher, solve word puzzles, grow sunflowers, examine pictures,...
Lesson Planet

My Favorite Activity (Grades K-2)

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Scholars discuss the many ways they use persuasion in their everyday lives and brainstorm specific ideas for encouraging someone to do something. With the list of persuasive techniques they made, young writers complete a graphic...
3 In 3 Collections
Lesson Planet

Creative Writing Prompts For Every Season and Month

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Winter, spring, summer, and fall! Every season is covered in a 14-page list of writing prompts. Included are story starters, reflection questions, poetry topics, and more.
Lesson Planet

Math Baseball

For Students K - 5th Standards
Hey batter, batter, swing! Reinforce math concepts with a baseball-themed interactive. Scholars add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers with an interactive math resource. Custom-tailored to their proficiency level, the activity is...
Lesson Planet

Baseball Player Subtracting With 4

For Students K Standards
Subtracting can be fun, especially when it involves baseball! Beginning subtracters practice taking away four from a number to find their answers. Each square has an answer of a number 1–10 and should be colored based on the color key....
Lesson Planet

How Tiger Got His Stripes: A Folktale from Vietnam (Kindergarten)

For Teachers K Standards
Differentiate English language arts instruction with a lesson that features the Vietnamese folktale How Tiger Got His Stripes. Scholars examine words that begin with the letter t, recall a folktale's details, write a self-reflection, and...
Lesson Planet

Let the Wild Rumpus Start!

For Students K - 2nd
Accompany a reading of the story, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, with an activity booklet featuring five worksheets created to continue to the learning experience. Scholars solve a maze, draw a picture, search for Max,...
Lesson Planet

Bugs and Flowers Math and Literacy Centers

For Students K - 1st Standards
The sun shines, flowers bloom, and bugs fly—it must be Spring! Add a cheerful theme of bugs and flowers to math and literacy centers. Scholars take part in an assortment of activities designed to reinforce concepts such as identifying...
Lesson Planet

Summer Build-a-Word Puzzles

For Students K - 1st Standards
Help beginning students build words from sounds right before summer with a set of build-a-word puzzles. The 17-page packet comes with 45 beach-themed word puzzles.
Lesson Planet

Weather 1

For Students K - 4th
Match weather words with pictures in a weather vocabulary learning exercise. Beginning readers look at pictures of various weather patterns and choose/write the word that describes the weather. They create a map and write about the...
Lesson Planet

Phonological Awareness: A Sound Beginning

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Choose from a variety of phonological activities to complement a reading lesson. The guide goes through the basic components of good phonics instruction focusing on sound types, levels of phonological awareness, assessment methods, and...
Lesson Planet

Buddy or Bully?

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Reinforce kind behavior with a worksheet that challenges scholars to read 10 scenarios and decide whether a behavior is buddy-like or bully-like by coloring a happy or sad face.  
Lesson Planet

The Video Camera Game

For Teachers K - 5th
Implement a fun game at the start of your next physical education class to warm-up the class' bodies. Call out video-editing terms to signal a particular tasks such as walking, running, jumping and more!   
Lesson Planet

Compare and Contrast deciduous and evergreen tree leaves to aid in tree identification

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Boost observational skills and get to know the difference between deciduous, coniferous, and evergreen trees with a lesson that challenges scholars to compare, contrast, identify, sort, and draw their findings.   
Lesson Planet

Riddle Cards

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
What better way to introduce making inferences than with riddle cards? Young readers practice making inferences through riddle cards and other types of reading, while filling out graphic organizers. The resource even comes with blank...
Lesson Planet

Staying on Topic

For Teachers K - 12th
Get from the beginning of a conversation to a successful end with a communication activity. Learners practice staying on topic with a worksheet that prompts them to ask questions and make comments related to the subject of the conversation.
Lesson Planet

Waiting Your Turn to Speak

For Teachers K - 12th
Have you ever been so excited to talk that you interrupted another person? Help young conversationalists wait their turn to speak with a social skills activity. 
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Reciprocal Conversation

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Keep the conversation going with a social skills activity. Designed for learners with autism, the lesson guides peers through the back-and-forth of a conversation, encouraging them to wait their turn before responding.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Starting a Conversation

For Teachers K - 12th
What words are appropriate to begin a conversation with another person? Use an activity that helps class members decide appropriate ways to approach individuals with conversation.
Lesson Planet

Know Your Planets

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Does your class know their planets? Implement an activity that has them describing the solar system, identifying properties of the planets, and placing them in order from their distance from the sun.
Lesson Planet

Top 8 Exercises for Autism Fitness

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Create an inclusive physical education program with help from eight exercises designed to met of the needs of children with autism. Activities include ball work, hurdles, bear crawls, resistance bands, star jumps, and the Scramble. 
Lesson Planet

What Is Happiness

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Explore the feeling of happiness with a learning exercise created to boost emotional intelligence. Scholars detail what makes them happy then draw a happy face. 
Lesson Planet

What Makes Me Afraid

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Encourage scholars to be brave about feeling afraid with worksheet designed to enhance emotional intelligence. Learners share what makes them feel afraid then draw a face that appears scared.  
Lesson Planet

What is Sadness

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Encourage emotional intelligence with a activity examining the feeling of sadness. Scholars answer the question, "What makes you sad?" and draw a what their face looks like when they are sad. 
Lesson Planet

What Is Anger

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Enhance emotional intelligence with a worksheet that allows scholars to explore the feeling of anger. Learners detail what makes them feel angry and draw an angry face. 
Lesson Planet

Theme Poems

For Students K - 5th Standards
Continue celebrating Poetry Month with an interactive whose focus is writing shape, or theme, poems. Young poets choose from nature, school, shapes, sports, and celebration themes. Then, they brainstorm words that have to do with the...