Writing in journals provides an excellent hands-on learning tool that instills confidence in your students’ ability to express themselves while promoting a lifelong interest in creative writing. Make use of journals across the curriculum as you implement these ideas and activities.
Lesson Plans & Worksheets for Grades 3 to 5
Beginning in third grade, students are starting to learn more challenging curriculum, but that doesn’t mean teaching and learning during these critical elementary school years has to stop being fun! While standardized assessment tests given during fourth or fifth grade makes core skills mastery a must, there are plenty of creative and interactive ways to reach and teach students, building a foundations skill set they will use throughout the higher grades. These lesson plans, worksheets and thematic units use creativity and imagination to engage students, and they are all written by educators and have been tested and tried in elementary classrooms throughout the US. Visit Bright Hub Education today and help us continue to build a strong, educational resource on the Web.
Graphs and charts are simple and space-saving ways to impart information. Since we’re all flooded daily with information presented in this way, creating and interpreting graphs and charts is a fundamental skill to learn. In this lesson, third graders will compile information they have gathered to cr
Over summer break, you can incorporated science with hands on playing or museum visits; social studies by reading maps or seeing monuments on vacation. When it comes to writing, children may rarely pick up a pencil the entire summer. Here are some exciting ideas that could spawn interest in writing.
Just when the students think they know all about verbs, it is time to “tense” things up again! They have learned that for regular verbs an “ed” is added to the base word. Students work. Students worked. Students have worked. Then they find out that there are irregular verbs! Now they need to know wh
Third graders are often interested in learning about astronauts, the solar system and beyond. Use current news about Mars as a springboard to develop skills and interest in current events.