Constitution and Bill of Rights
Students pose as reporters and founding fathers and take turns interviewing each other for a newspaper article.
Curriculum Development; Alphabet Recognition; Phonemic Awareness; Phonics; Reading Fluency
These free resources will help you use phonics to promote reading success.
Challenges and Overcoming Obstacles; Social Studies; Conflict Resolution; Civil Rights; Democracy
Teacher Advisor Marissa Ochoa shares activities to commemorate the achievements of Cesar Chavez.
Arts and Crafts; Autumn Themes
Celebrate the beauty of fall by creating the wax leaves together with your students, then hang them on your classroom windows.
Reading; Science; Arts and Crafts; Colors; Early Reading
This unit plan was created from a teacher's experiences backpacking in central Mexico. Includes classroom crafts.
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Students work together and learn about each other as they conduct interviews and create portraits and biographical posters of themselves.
More than 30 lesson plans, activities, news stories, videos and book lists to help students comprehend the 9/11 attacks and their lasting impact on the United States and the world.
Support phonics and early reading skills with these easy-to-make phonics apples. Create them for a center or have students make their own "worm word family."
From Aztec math to Carnival masks, these activities help students celebrate hispanic culture while appreciating their own.
Help students adjust to the new school year and get to know their classmates by presenting visual displays of their work.
Students can use these resources to analyze the U.S. Constitution and develop a classroom agreement of their own.
Illustrate an apple tree's growth by having students work as a team to create a display about the four seasons.
By asking students to make collages of their favorite things, you get to know them at the start of the school year – and they get to know each other! These collages can also serve as inspiration later, when students have writer’s block.
Get to know new students with this tech-savvy twist on the “all about me” book.
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