Guided Reading; Plot, Character, Setting; Computers; Music
Jan Brett's The Mitten can be used to teach sequencing, predicting, and how to retell a story.
Drawing Conclusions and Making Inferences; Animals; Leadership and Responsibility
Great ideas for teaching with the book, from developing a KWL chart on penguins to creating book commercials.
Time; Civics and Government; Civil Rights Movement; Historic Figures; Martin Luther King Day
Students create time lines that reflect important events in the civil rights movement and the life of Martin Luther King Jr.
Assessment; Curriculum Development; Vocabulary; Writing; Decision Making Process
Students learn about winter weather through scientific investigation, vocabulary lessons, and poetry writing in this unit plan.
Habitats and Ecosystems; Antarctica and Arctic Regions; Teacher Tips and Strategies
Take your students on an imaginary expedition to the Arctic tundra, a frozen desert ecosystem.
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Winter is here! Teach your students about snow and penguins with these chilly and charming winter-themed crafts.
Introduce your students to the words and deeds that galvanized a generation and won Martin Luther King Jr. the Nobel Peace Prize.
You can thoroughly teach Martin Luther King, Jr. and Common Core Standards to younger students with this one day unit.
In this lesson plan, students dissect an owl pellet and practice recording and analyzing scientific results.
Students will create their own snow globes after reading about the little family that lives inside one in The Snow Globe Family.
In this activity, students collect mittens for a graphing activity and then donate them to a local organization.
These cheery penguins are fun and easy to make. You can use this craft as part of a unit about winter or incorporate it into a lesson about penguins.
During the coldest weeks of winter, students can hypothesize how long it will take a snowman to melt inside with this fun science activity.
Discover the history of Groundhog Day, as well as resources to help you teach about the holiday, hibernation, and Punxsutawney Phil.
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