“The Little Red Hen Makes Pizza” book is exciting to read for even the most reluctant of learners. Students can make their own pizzas with or without cooking, create pizza art, learn about fractions and play act in a class pizzeria.
For anyone who has ever questioned or wondered about home schooling “I Am a Homeschooler” by Julie Voetberg will provide many answers. Read the review of the book and discover the many activities that could be used in conjunction with it.
Enjoy the descriptions of life in America and Japan as Allen Say remembers them in Grandfather’s Journey. Center activities will help students work independently, encourage responsibility and allow time for individual student or small group instruction.
Do you want your students to use their powers of observation and hearing to find out how an egg changes to an insect? Making observations and listening are all part of this elementary lesson plan. The lifecycle of a grasshopper provides a wealth of material to excite young students.
Games encourage the most reluctant of learners to have fun with finding answers to the question of what are the odds? Students will choose random colors and objects, listen to a story and enjoy the games of chance.
Poetry is a wonderful way to share word pictures with your students. Through poems help your students explore feelings and emotions, develop expressive and interesting vocabulary and have the satisfaction of making up their own poems.
Middle grade students will enjoy researching the character traits and feelings in “The Kid in the Red Jacket”. This lesson includes work stations dealing with these characters are described. Students are able to explore at their own pace and at their own level.
Stories, art and crafts, mural making and how to “grow” a caterpillar are a part of the fun free metamorphosis lessons we have prepared for your preschoolers. Metamorphosis is a great concept to teach about during the spring months. Enjoy!
The word freak is a derogatory term when used about another person. In “Freak the Mighty” students will learn how Max and Kevin overcome incredible odds to form a friendship and become mighty. Vocabulary is important in this book. We explore the meaning and usage of some words
The difference between fiction and non fiction books is an important skill for students to learn. For an interesting lesson plan “Mr. Wiggle Loves to Read” provides a great starting point in showing your students the difference between the two.
Preschool students will love the silly songs, games and activities that can be centered around the ubiquitous fly. Find out how the old lady who swallowed one can become a wonderful art project, or how an old black fly can help with the alphabet.
Let’s have a teddy bear picnic! Preschool students will love the song and the activities connected with this event. Enjoy the treats and help each child make a placemat and craft to celebrate the day that you all “go down to the woods”
Young children love learning about fables. These stories involve clever characters and provide a simple way to understand a greater truth. Use fables to discuss consequences of an action, the difference between fiction and nonfiction, and a model for students to write their own story.
Baseball and the boys of summer! Who was one of the greatest players of all time? Many folks will tell you that it was Babe Ruth. Find out some fun facts on Babe Ruth’s life and career with this study guide.
Students need to be encouraged to lead healthy, active lives and make appropriate lifestyle choices. Use these teaching activities on health for grades 4 and 5 to foster an understanding of the importance of healthy living.
What is familiar to young children and will provide a cross curricular theme? Toddler clothes activities will fit into many areas and the students will gain insight into patterning, simple science experiments and language activities.