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; Conflict Resolution; Civil Rights; Democracy; Civics and Government
Students will write brief bios about Cesar Chavez and create their own "Si se puede" posters to commemorate Chavez's achievements.
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
Choose from Mexico-themed craft ideas like skeleton puppets and Frida Kahlo styled self-portraits.
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Students work together and learn about each other as they conduct interviews and create portraits and biographical posters of themselves.
Get into the spirit of fall with a craft that makes an impression! Students make fossil dough, then create impressions of leaves found on a nature walk.
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."
Students will explore Hispanic Heritage with educational activities like creating Carnival masks and using Aztec numerals.
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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