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.
In this Black History Month lesson plan, students will explore the similarities between Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks. This a discussion-based lesson that culminates with the creation of a peace wreath.
Kids will love learning some fun facts about elephants while developing their reading comprehension skills. Using T-charts and Venn diagrams, they'll analyze stories and explore different characteristics of fiction and nonfiction.
Planning for a substitute in the classroom has never been easier than with this kindergarten, week-long sub packet! Your substitute can supercharge learning with lessons about the weather and four seasons to educate and inspire students!
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.
Compare and Contrast W.E.B. Du Bois and George Washington Carver
In this lesson, ask students to compare and contrast two important African-American historical figures. Students will write an informational paragraph on the similarities and differences between W.E.B. Du Bois and George Washington Carver.
In this fun compare and contrast lesson plan, preschool students will dive into the world of cows! Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Imagination Real or Make Believe** lesson plan.
Celebrate women by learning about their achievements in history and comparing and contrasting their unique qualities. Use this lesson with your students to practice comparing and contrasting with informational texts.
Rad (awesome, brave, radical, cool) women have been around since the beginning of time, but so often their stories are overlooked. Take your students on a journey through history with this lesson that uses the book *Rad Women Worldwide* by Kate Schatz. The lesson exposes students to the stories of 40 rad women from around the world and throughout various time periods, who challenged and changed the world. Students will read the profiles of a few of the women before analyzing their journeys and accomplishments using graphic organizers.