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.
Women's Rights Movement; Women's Suffrage
Use these activities to teach students how women in the United States and around the world fought for their right to vote.
Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage Lesson Plan, Grades 3-5
Civil Rights; Content Area Reading; Compare and Contrast; Vocabulary; Literary Response
This Common Core lesson plan includes vocabulary, writing response, text-based questions, graphic organizers, and much more.
Language Arts; American History; Reading Comprehension; Historic Figures; Social Studies through Literature
Students will learn about American hero Amelia Earhart's short but incredible life by following a timeline and writing a news story.
Language Arts; African American History; Reading Comprehension; Character and Values; Civics and Government
In this online activity, share the heroic story of Rosa Parks, who played a pivotal role in the Civil Rights movement.
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Provides activities for learning the water cycle. Students create three-dimensional clouds and label them with facts, diagrams of the water cycle, and related vocabulary words.
A science experiment to teach students about the water cycle, an essential part of maintaining earth's ecosystems
After a leprechaun "visits" your classroom, students engage in a leprechaun hunt that can have a green, eco-friendly focus.
This lesson plan teaches students the journey many immigrants took through Ellis Island to America.
A lesson plan to help students compare and contrast the stories of immigrants from decades ago to those of recent immigrants. This lesson plan also compares the differences between immigrants' experiences at Ellis Island and Angel Island.
This lesson plan for the Immigration: Stories of Yesterday and Today interactive online unit exposes students to the unique contributions of immigrants to American history and culture.
Welcome spring with these easy-to-make fuzzy chicks.
This colorful, flowery craft may be more suitable for older students due to the cutting and preparation required.
Students will illustrate a butterfly’s four-stage life cycle, from egg to caterpillar to pupa to butterfly, on a three-dimensional mobile.
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