Good once again wins rewards and evil earns punishment in Robert San Souci’s rendition of a classic Creole folktale. Help students appreciate the story with The Talking Eggs teacher guide, which provides ideas for enjoying the tale.
These four high school art projects will help your class learn about the art and culture of Latin America. Craft papel picado, traditional carving designs, mola designs or use traditional patterns to decorate terracotta pots will give a spicy touch to your classes.
Trickster Coyote loses out again when Los Tres Pequenos Jabalies outwit him in Susan Lowell’s delightful book. Use these “The Three Little Javelinas” activities to explore the Southwest, learn about the desert, and just have a little plain, old fun!
Pack a suitcase and travel along with an immigration teaching unit for fifth grade students. Your class will understand the reasons for moving, where immigrant groups have settled and the contributions made by those who have come to the U.S.
With these U.S. history lesson plans for sixth grade that introduce the different types of government, you can meet the curricular requirements for social studies whether your state’s focus is world cultures or the history of the United States.
Rainy days or hot, steamy ones — either way, you are likely to hear, “Mom, I’m bo-o-ored!” Let Dr. Seuss and his infamous Cat help keep your kids engaged when you make a felt Cat in the Hat hat. Preschoolers will love this project, which they can make easily with your help.
Have some extra fun this Fourth of July. Here are some second grade math activities that coincide with Independence Day, as students explore place value, expanded notation, addition, subtraction and math logic.
The timeless appeal of a classic novel can become a liability when teachers tire of the same book and the same activities. If you can no longer convey enthusiasm for reading a book like Old Yeller, try these interactive activities that make reading the novel fun for instructors and learners alike.
Students attending summer classes are often reluctant readers already and having to go to school when everyone else is on vacation makes them even less thrilled about books. Spark their interest with hands-on summer school reading activities designed to reinforce skills and comprehension.
Give students a chance to have fun practicing new concepts with these math center activities. Grade three students work with decimals and money, geometric shapes, and basic facts and operations with projects and games.
Kindergarten summer crafts are a fun way to keep your eager students occupied during those hot days. Share beach time with sand paintings and seashell picture frames, make pebble people or play with crayon-resist pictures.
Teach your students about Flag Day with a community-wide ceremony. Students will work together to complete research tasks, write skits, speeches and poems and create original patriotic art to share with the neighborhood.
Vegetables may not be every child’s favorite menu item, but they can be a favorite teaching topic. Explore the math and science of produce, and then write all about it with fun poems and accompanying art activities.
According to Edwin Way Teale, “The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May." With this collection of kindergarten lesson plans for May, the month just might become a favorite for you and your students, as you find all sorts of things possible.