Join Tommy in “The Art Lesson” as he learns about his own artistic abilities in kindergarten and first grade. This lesson will help your students to discover their own unique interests and how to face disappointment head on and keep smiling!
Cliques are a fact of life. As a teacher you can do simple things in your classroom (whether you teach Math or English) to encourage positive behavior and attitudes amongst these preteen girls. Girls simply don’t have to be mean to each other.
Teach your class about the eight phases of the moon through observation and research. This is a two part lesson plan great for grades 3 to 5.
This lesson plan will guide students in exploring the most celebrated Chinese holiday, the Chinese New Year. Students will learn about customs, superstitions and traditions of this holiday.
This lesson plan teaches students about the Chinese New Year and how moon phases dictate the first day of celebrations. The phases of the moon are discussed, the Gregorian calendar and the Lunar Calendar compared. Students research and find their own Chinese zodiac sign and learn about it.
This lesson plan teaches students about the importance of setting goals both long and short term. Goals are set by students and the steps to reach these goals are made into daily, weekly and monthly tasks.
In this holiday celebration series, students will explore their own family’s traditional holiday (winter) celebration. They will learn how the holiday has evolved in their family. Students will learn how family customs relate to values that are important to their family.
This is a six part lesson plan in which students will explore the wonderful world of fairytales, folktales and legends. Students will learn the basic elements found in these classic tales. Students will use their imagination to create their own version of a classic tale and a corresponding skit.
This is the fifth part of a six part lesson plan on fairytales. Students will now create a skit or puppet show based on the new version of a fairytale that they’ve created. Students have learned common story elements for fairytales, read various versions of classic fairytales and created their own
This is the final part of a six part lesson on fairytales. This creative book report lesson enables students to become active participants in the fairytales they’ve created. Students will perform skits or puppet shows. Students will make predictions about what their classmates skits will be like.
This is the second part of a six part lesson plan on fairytales and folktales. During this lesson students learn that there are different versions of the same stories. Students read various versions of classic fairytales.
In this lesson, fairytales students will begin meeting in groups and will have selected three favorite fairytales they wish to further explore. Have your students read various versions of their selected fairytales and make predictions about how the story changes.
This is the fourth part of a six part series on fairytales. Students, in groups, will create their own version of a fairytale.
This four part lesson involves creating a classroom garden and can be continued throughout the school year. Students will compare indoor and outdoor plants, and find out what plants need to survive and thrive.