Reading Comprehension; Listening Comprehension; Letter Writing; National Poetry Month
This unit plan from the Academy of American Poets encourages students to explore poems by historical and contemporary poets.
Arts and Crafts; Poetry Writing; Early Writing
Students write, paint, and stitch their words together into a poetry quilt with this collaborative project.
Social Studies; Literature; Compare and Contrast; Literature Appreciation; Arts and Creativity
Celebrate the wonders of springtime with this story about a young girl who enjoys the sights and smells of the season.
Cooperation and Teamwork; Listening and Speaking; Early Social Skills; Class Projects; Recycling
Clifford the Big Red Dog teaches us the importance of working together to care for our environment!
Early Science; Science Experiments and Projects; Plants and Flowers; Scientific Method and Process; Spring
Teach about water movement with this experiment in which students observe how water gets from the root of a plant to the top.
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Lesson plans, activities, and other resources to help you teach about and reflect upon the Holocaust
Expand your students' understanding of the famous diary by introducing them to two heroic women who bravely helped Anne Frank.
Students will examine environmental health by investigating the causes and effects of over-consumption and pollution of our natural resources and how to better care for our air, land, and water.
Grow adorable grass friends, create terrarium worlds, make galaxy putty, and become an amateur geologist.
This unit plan has students act as journalists and write a news story about the sinking of the Titanic on April 12, 1912.
Children will develop math skills including measurement, estimation, and prediction in this ready-to-use teaching idea for mixed ages.
Students actively explore, observe, and learn about poetry through centers in preparation for writing poems later.
Encourages students to learn about ancient Japanese Samurai through reading, repsonding to, and writing haiku.
This fun-filled lesson plan combines a read-aloud and an egg painting activity.
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