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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
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
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
Autumn Cinquain
Autumn Cinquain
Activity
Autumn Cinquain
Help your child create an autumn poem full of colorful sensory details.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity