Break the ice with this social lesson, designed to help you and your class get to know each other. This social studies lesson helps students develop a healthy sense of self, and ties in well with any "All About Me" theme or unit.
This lesson plan is a great way to introduce or review the concept of identifying letter sounds within CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) words. You can use this as a stand-alone lesson or a as a support lesson for the Read with Beads lesson plan.
Writing is a hugely important life skill. Before your kids begin expressing their ideas, however, they'll need to work on penmanship. This simple lesson helps students with the basics of writing the letters of the alphabet.
Are your students emerging readers? Use this literacy-focused lesson plan to set summer reading goals and help your students express their opinions about books. Can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the **Summer Reads** lesson plan.
Let’s get reading and writing! In this lesson, students learn to form and recognize regular plural nouns. But the fun doesn’t stop there. Students will work with counting collections to write sentences about the objects they count.
I am me, and there's no one else I'd rather be! Your students will love sharing about their lives as they write a report all about them. Young writers will practice using their very best handwriting as they fill out colorful worksheets.
Who will win the race? Help your class build essential pre-reading skills with a friendly competition. Your students will race to identify the author, illustrator, and understand all the parts of a book in this engaging lesson.
Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
What do like to groove to? Bebop or hip-hop? In this Black History Month lesson plan, students will listen to and learn about two music genres heavily influenced by African-Americans. Then they will write about which genre they prefer.
There will be no question that students will know all about the letter Q after this engaging lesson. Teach your students this letter Q lesson so they can practice identifying, saying, and forming the letter.
Help your students with their letter recognition skills with this lesson that has them make their own Autumn Alphabet Tree. This hands-on activity is great even for the most restless students, as they will constantly have something to do.
St. Patrick's Day Writing: If I Caught a Leprechaun...
Catch him if you can! In this St. Patrick's Day lesson plan, students will write about what they would do if they caught a leprechaun. They will also create their own leprechaun doll that they can hide somewhere in their home or classroom.