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Defining Depictions

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
A picture is worth a thousand words! Using the included templates, young learners demonstrate their understanding of target vocabulary by creating pictures that depict their meaning. This activity can be used to address vocabulary in any...
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Activity Guide: Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Enhance a reading of the Caldecott Medal-winning children's book Joseph had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this collection of learning activities. Starting with general background information about the book and author, this...
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Symmetry of the Addition Table

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Help your class discover the commutative property of addition with this exploration of the addition table. By folding and coloring the table, a symmetry is found that directs students to an understanding of this crucial mathematical...
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What A Pair! A Cross Grade Writing Activity

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
What a pair! Older pupils interview younger ones and use what they learn to write a short, illustrated storybook that features the youngster as the main character. The youngster responds with a thank-you note in which they identify their...
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How Can We Write A Story Using Dr. Seuss' Writing and Illustration Style?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars write a story.  In this writing style and illustration lesson plan, students review elements of Dr. Seuss' writing and illustration style and read a few more books written by him, examining the writing style.  Young...
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Pictures on a Page

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Illustrators have a big job! Youngsters actively listen to a story and analyze the images as they relate to the text. With modelling and guidance, they listen for words that match with the picture they are seeing. Using think-pair-share,...
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Can You Find It?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Plan a Parts of a Book scavenger hunt. Begin by giving your young adventurers a book, and asking them to find the title, author, illustrator, and table of contents. After a discussion of the purpose of each of these items, class members...
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Activity Guide for Snow

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Create a cross-curricular learning experience around a shared reading of Cynthia Rylant's book Snow. From writing poetry and a singing a song about snow, to creating paper snowflakes and solving math story problems, this resource uses...
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We Are All Authors: Create a Book

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Every child is an author with this engaging reading activity. First the class reviews the various parts of a book such as the title, author, dedication, and author-biography. Then each individual will choose a story of their own to...
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Sayings and Phrases

For Students 2nd - 8th
What do different idioms mean? The class illustrates two quotes, discusses their meanings, and then draws a picture of what is being said. They then interpret and use their own words to explain what each of the given sayings means. The...
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Action Through Art

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How can we make the world a better place? Help your class members become world citizens, active in philanthropy and the community around them. Use a comic book (included) to discuss the idea of philanthropy. Then, using the superhero...
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Pride and Prejudice: ABC book (Vocabulary Activity)

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Master Jane Austen's language from A to Z with an activity based on Pride and Prejudice. As kids read the novel, they find (or are assigned) words that begin with each letter of the alphabet, and create one-page documents that show the...
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NUMB3RS Activity: A Group of Symmetries

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners investigate the symmetries of an equilateral triangle. In this geometry lesson, students explore and visualize the reflection and rotational symmetries of an equilateral triangle. The activity relates the geometry of the...
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The World of Amelia Bedelia

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Get ready to laugh with your class by reading the book Amelia Bedelia's First Day of School. After they read the book and do activities comparing their first day of school with Amelia' they will then have conversations around the story....
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Shapes on the Farm

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Whether you live in the city, the suburbs, or out on the farm, shapes are everywhere in the world around us. Presented with an illustration of a farm, youngsters are tasked with coloring in all of the triangles, rectangles, squares, and...
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Happy 40th Birthday Brown Bear

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What do you see? Wish a happy birthday to Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle's Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? The lesson includes six extension activities for the books and its companion stories, including a maze and animal...
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Literature Study Guide - The Jungle

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Guide readers through Upton Sinclair's The Jungle with a packet that provides templates for a reading schedule, a literature question page, and a supplementary list of literary activities. 
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A Raisin in the Sun: Literature Study Guide

For Students 9th - 11th
Augment a unit on Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun with a thorough study guide. Pupils set up a reading schedule, summarize what they have read, keep a vocabulary list, create and respond to questions, and select activities from...
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Garden Sketching Activities

For Teachers K - 1st
How big is that carrot? Why one hand span, of course. As an exercise in measurement, individuals trace their hand in their science journal and search the school garden for one object the same size as the span between their thumb and...
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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. 
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Measuring Circadian Activity in Drosophila

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How many hours should be in a day? One species of drosophila naturally prefers a 24.5 hour day, while another strongly prefers a 19-hour day. An animation and graph share data from each of these species when exposed to the typical light...
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The African Savanna

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Are you thinking about taking your class to the local zoo? Kids of all ages love visiting exotic animals in order to learn about biodiversity, habitat, and animal adaptations. Here is a 44-page activity guide that provides educators with...
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Map Activity - Japan’s Warrior Government

For Teachers 6th - 10th
A discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of living on a island launches a mapping activity that reveals how Japan's military and cultural history were influenced by the nation's geographic location and topography.
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Creating Scrolls Based on the Illustrated Tale of Genji

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Now these are learning activities full of fun, art, and cultural exploration. Kids consider the art of storytelling through comic book images. They then look at the Tale of Genji as it was written in the 11th century. They discuss...