Are you looking for ways to teach your students about literature while also improving their writing skills? Try different strategies to teach story elements to a class. Reach different types of learners with these multiple teaching strategies.
This lesson plan explores the rotation and revolution of Earth. It includes hands-on demonstrations that show young students how the Earth moves on its axis and around the sun. Let’s take a closer look.
Students will learn to describe and write descriptive language using all five senses with this lesson plan. By writing descriptive words and trying to guess an object from the list of created words children will grow their vocabulary and writing skills in no time!
These easy to make, colorful and creative flannel board story characters bring necessary flair to the telling of this classic children’s tale, The Three Billy Goats Gruff. Preschool children will love creating story props that will help keep them engaged in the story and develop a love for reading.
The Play Within the Play mimics the plot of Romeo and Juliet. It is also a jolly end to a farcical and enjoyable play. In this study guide you’ll find character descriptions and a discussion of the plot.
Find directions for making a flannel board for story time enhancement and pre-reading strategies. There are three different methods of flannel board that can be made for story time, wall-hanging, boards and easels and pillows and foam pads. Two flannel boards for the non-sewer are included!
Teach babies to sign in ways that are appropriate to early child development. This article gives practical tips and examples for teaching baby sign language. You will be on your way to signing with your infant in no time!
Toddler art is all about the process, and teachers and caregivers need to know how to expose toddlers to art in developmentally appropriate ways that allow the child to learn, explore, and eventually create.
Sign With Your Baby: How to Communicate with Infants Before They Can Speak, by Joseph Garcia, is a great book if you are interested in learning about infant communication in the form of sign language. This is a “must-read” for new parents interested in baby signing.
Need some help understanding Shakespeare? Look no further than this free study guide. A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a comedy that illustrates the complicated love relationships that are part of being human.
Celebrate Spring with a nature walk. Pick some flowers and grasses, press them flat, and create beautiful bookmarks. This is a great craft idea that teaches children patience and rewards them with something they can use as a gift for a parent.
Let your students craft Moses hiding in the bulrushes as a baby. This Passover art project encourages children to engage with the story of Passover as well as engaging their creativity. Where to start…