Mindfulness 101! Students focus on the present moment using their senses to observe what is happening right now. They are introduced to the idea that mindfulness is about paying attention to the present.
This lesson will help students map out their argument essay after they have identified a topic. Students will learn the three basic components of constructing an argument: stating a claim, listing reasons, and providing evidence.
Students will have fun engaging in activities that develop their ability to write sequential step-by-step directions. This lesson helps young learners with being detailed and using transition words in their writing.
How did westward expansion impact people living in the United States? Use this history lesson to give students an overview of the people and events involved. Then help them reflect on multiple perspectives in an informational paragraph.
Use this lesson to give your students an opportunity to share about their family traditions. Prior to the lesson, they'll complete a worksheet to gather information about the way their family honors their culture and beliefs with traditions. They'll bring their information back to the classroom to share with their peers.
Use this lesson to give your students an opportunity to learn about winter holidays that are celebrated all over the world. Learners will utilize a graphic organizer to guide their research of their chosen or assigned holiday. Then, they will share what they learned with their peers. Your students will hone their research skills by using the internet, books, or other available research materials, and they will practice their speaking and listening skills when they share the interesting facts and details they found. Designed for a second through fifth grade reading and writing curriculum, your learners will enjoy learning about some of the many holidays that are celebrated around the world.
How can you *see* what your students are thinking while they read? Try reading response letters in your class. Students will practice formatting letters and learn to discuss their thinking about literature in writing.
Help show your students' growth with a time capsule. Use the lesson plan Classroom Time Capsule to have students prepare any academic work they want to include in the capsule. They will also add a completed worksheet about their goals for 2020.
The flying, crowing, strutting figure of Peter Pan is known to kids of all ages, but how much do we really know? In this lesson, your class will use the Peter Pan and Neverland workbook to take a closer look at Peter and his world.
This experiment is a fun lesson that captures the ears, eyes, and minds of students! It combines writing, reasoning, predictions, and teamwork with candies and soda to produce a memorable lesson on chemical reactions and energy.
Show your Halloween spirit by creating funny, creepy or trick-or-treating themed Diamante poems. Following the poem template, students will review parts of speech while creating festive masterpieces to share with the class.