Mae Jemison was the first African American female astronaut to enter space. Use the Get to Know Mae Jemison lesson plan to learn more about this famous scientist. Children will then read and write about her, and create their own paper rocket.
Give your class the "write" tools they need to become excellent authors. In this literary lesson, students use their knowledge of author's purpose to successfully write pieces that persuade, inform, and entertain.
Marie Curie’s monumental achievements in chemistry and physics are remarkable. In this lesson, your students will read two accounts of her life, integrate the details, and assess the importance of having more than one source of information.
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was a 17th century writer and philosopher who today is considered one of the first documented feminists and advocates for women’s education. In this lesson, students will read two nonfiction texts about Sor Juana and discuss her life and accomplishments before writing an opinion piece about her.
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.
Improve your students' comprehension of non-fictional reading through this lesson that teaches them about text features. Students will find their own text features and explain why they aid in the reading process.
Students will have a blast as they engage in interactive projects to learn about the characteristics of urban, suburban, and rural communities. This lesson will help them develop both their writing and social-studies skills.
Respect, honesty, compassion, and following the rules and laws are all ways to be a good citizen. Use this civics lesson with your students to explore the ways in which children can be good citizens now and in the future.
Sub plans just got a whole lot easier! In this second grade, week-long sub packet, subs can supercharge learning with "All About Me" themed lessons and activities. The “All About Me” theme is the perfect opportunity to reinforce foundational skills like understanding character traits, taking and interpreting meaningful data, and writing from the heart.
I like to run, play, and dance! In this lesson, students will learn how to express themselves and write simple sentences. Your class will gain important social skills by interacting with their peers during these activities.
A Deeper Look into the Preamble to the Constitution
Understanding the Constitution is an important civic duty. This lesson gives your students a chance to break down the Preamble to the Constitution into manageable chunks, and translate it into student-friendly language.
Where can we find United States symbols? In this lesson, students will not only learn about the familiar United States symbols, but also create a flag full of symbols that represents who they are and what they enjoy.