Mindfulness 101! Students focus on the present moment using their senses to observe what is happening right now. They are introduced to the idea that mindfulness is about paying attention to the present.
Let your students work up an appetite for writing with this opinion writing prompt. First students will consider their favorite food while they fill in the structured pre-writing planner, then they can use the second page to write their opinion essay.
When Christina Koch and Jessica Meir traveled to the International Space Station in October 2019, they went down in history as having completed the first all-female spacewalk. Children can learn about this momentous trip with the help of this worksheet.
Help students learn about descriptive writing with this engaging lesson. Your class will learn to show character emotions though the “show, don’t tell” writing technique with videos, practice writing, and class participation.
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.
Cats are the best! Pizza is better! My teacher rules! In Fact or Opinion: Part 1, your students will combine reading and writing to learn about the differences between facts and opinions and how those differences are communicated.
Opinion Writing: Brainstorming to Establish Credibility
Opinion writers need to establish credibility so that their audience will value their opinion. In this lesson, your students learn how to establish themselves as authorities on their chosen writing topics.
Use this lesson to give your students an opportunity to share about their family traditions. Prior to the lesson, they'll complete a worksheet to gather information about the way their family honors their culture and beliefs with traditions. They'll bring their information back to the classroom to share with their peers.