Of swans and silent brothers–what seems to be so special about these? Deepen your students’ comprehension of the thoughts of Charlie, Sara, and the world of swans in this thematic unit for The Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars.
Moral dilemmas, sacrifices, and soul decay–these are just some of the themes that prevail in the novel “The Winter of Our Discontent” by John Steinbeck. How do you make your students connect with this kind of plot? Here are some activities you can do in your classroom.
Make your students’ learning of compound words less monotonous (think written drills and exercises) and more interactive by trying out these fun compound words games and activities in your classroom.
Guide your second graders on how to write sentences with these fun activities.
Thinking that there is absolutely no way to teach social studies without lecturing on and on? Read on for lesson ideas that will change your social studies classroom from one consisting of far-removed information to that which the students will personally understand through simulated experience.
Itching for a revamp in your classroom word wall? Overhaul that lifeless, standard vocabulary board you’ve been sporting in your room and enhance it to become interactive and interesting to students.
How do you get your second graders to love reading? By making them enjoy and appreciate it, of course! Here are some activities you can use in your reading class to instill a genuine love of reading among your students.