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A Living Timeline: The American Revolution
A Living Timeline: The American Revolution
Lesson Plan
A Living Timeline: The American Revolution
Make history come alive with this interactive lesson! Students will have a blast presenting a "living timeline" to help their classmates understand the events of the Revolutionary War.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Superstitions: Ideas for Writing
Superstitions: Ideas for Writing
Workbook
Superstitions: Ideas for Writing
No need to knock on wood, this book just takes a page from common superstitions to give kids great writing practice! They can consider some origins as they read and write about different beliefs.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Monsters Around the World
Monsters Around the World
Workbook
Monsters Around the World
Meet mythical creatures from all around the world with these creative writing prompts. Tell a story from a monster's perspective, trek the Himalayas with a yeti and create your own monster too!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Christmas Adventure Writing
Christmas Adventure Writing
Lesson Plan
Christmas Adventure Writing
What adventures can a reindeer, candy cane, and a snowman embark on? Let’s find out! In this writing lesson, students will write a Christmas-themed narrative incorporating characters, setting, problem, and solution.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Wish Lists for Santa
Wish Lists for Santa
Lesson Plan
Wish Lists for Santa
Have you been naughty or nice this year? It’s time to find out! In this writing lesson, students will practice using invented spelling to write Christmas wish lists to Santa.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Activity
Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Get creative with this engaging activity where kids are asked to create their own pumpkin person and tap into their creative writing skills! Include all family members by having them create their very own pumpkin people.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
St. Patrick's Day Writing: If I Found a Pot of Gold...
St. Patrick's Day Writing: If I Found a Pot of Gold...
Lesson Plan
St. Patrick's Day Writing: If I Found a Pot of Gold...
Could there be a pot of gold waiting for you at the end of that rainbow? Or is it hiding elsewhere? In this St. Patrick's Day lesson plan, students will write about what they would do if they found a pot of gold.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
"Fu" for You (Good Fortune for You)
"Fu" for You (Good Fortune for You)
Lesson Plan
"Fu" for You (Good Fortune for You)
What do red envelopes, pomelos, and water narcissus flowers have in common? They all bring good fortune during the Chinese New Year! In this lesson, students will write about someone to whom they would like to grant good fortune.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Presidential Pets
Presidential Pets
Lesson Plan
Presidential Pets
Holy cow! Did President George W. Bush really have a longhorn named Ofelia as a pet? Students learn about wacky White House pets in this fun research activity that includes “president interviews” and a pet choice writing page.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Interview a Veteran
Interview a Veteran
Worksheet
Interview a Veteran
Learners can gather a lot of information about veterans and their former jobs by interviewing them on Veterans Day. Use the worksheet Interview a Veteran to have students ask veterans questions and write down their answers.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Chinese New Year: Mini Lantern Template
Chinese New Year: Mini Lantern Template
Worksheet
Chinese New Year: Mini Lantern Template
Use this paper template to create a miniature lantern with your own wishes for the coming year.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Thanksgiving Writing Activity #3
Thanksgiving Writing Activity #3
Worksheet
Thanksgiving Writing Activity #3
In this creative writing prompt, children recall a past Thanksgiving and describe what made it so memorable.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Thanksgiving Creative Writing #3
Thanksgiving Creative Writing #3
Worksheet
Thanksgiving Creative Writing #3
Children are invited to plan their ideal Thanksgiving in this creative writing exercise.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
All About My Pumpkin Person
All About My Pumpkin Person
Worksheet
All About My Pumpkin Person
Fall is the perfect time to let your child’s imagination go wild as they design and write about their very own pumpkin person. This worksheet provides a great way to gets kids excited about both Halloween and creative writing!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Design Your Own Zodiac
Design Your Own Zodiac
Worksheet
Design Your Own Zodiac
Children learn about the traditional Chinese Zodiac calendar — then get creative and design a calendar of their own, including a brief description of why they chose each animal.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Super Dad Coloring Page
Super Dad Coloring Page
Worksheet
Super Dad Coloring Page
Honor Dad this Father's Day by turning him into a veritable superhero! This printable is guaranteed to pack in the giggles (and writing practice, too).
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Three Goals for the New Year
Three Goals for the New Year
Worksheet
Three Goals for the New Year
Help your child identify goals for the new year through drawings and early writing.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Valentine's Day Reflection
Valentine's Day Reflection
Worksheet
Valentine's Day Reflection
Enjoy a sweet writing response page all about Valentine's Day. Kids will get to reflect on an important person in their life.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write an Earth Day Song
Write an Earth Day Song
Worksheet
Write an Earth Day Song
This April kids can write their own Earth Day song or poem using this colorful worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What Does Easter Mean to You?
What Does Easter Mean to You?
Worksheet
What Does Easter Mean to You?
With a writing prompt and a word bank to help focus student ideas, they can write about things associated with Easter on this printable writing page.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
How to Write a Scary Story
How to Write a Scary Story
Activity
How to Write a Scary Story
Want to build your child's literary repertoire with tools like foreshadowing and description? Try a spooky Halloween story!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Special Broadcast: Happy Dad's Day!
Special Broadcast: Happy Dad's Day!
Activity
Special Broadcast: Happy Dad's Day!
Let your third grader newscaster practice presentation skills with this video "card" to celebrate Dad this Father's Day!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Valentine Limerick
Valentine Limerick
Activity
Valentine Limerick
Help your third grader author a lovely limerick in honor of Valentine's Day! He'll be delighted to compose and recite this nonsensical poem.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
St. Patrick's Day Haiku
St. Patrick's Day Haiku
Activity
St. Patrick's Day Haiku
Take advantage of the upcoming Irish holiday, Saint Patrick's Day, to encourage your third grader to flex his poetry muscles and come up with a haiku.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
When I Grow Up I Want To Be...
When I Grow Up I Want To Be...
Activity
When I Grow Up I Want To Be...
Make a poster with your child about what she wants to be when she grows up, while helping her practice her writing, researching, and artistic skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity