Language Arts; Ceremony and Tradition; Arts and Crafts; Holidays; Winter Themes
Assessment; Cleverness; Reading Comprehension; Vocabulary; Revision
Teach your students about the real joy of giving by having them write poems for gifts!
Arts and Crafts; Hanukkah; Jewish Experience
Children learn the history of the holiday, then create a dreidel and play the dreidel game.
Arts and Crafts; Writing
These seven ideas for kid-created holiday gifts will sharpen students' writing skills.
Math; Assessment; Arts and Crafts; Content Area Reading; Guided Reading
Students will learn about winter and summer through hands-on activities, including sorting summer and winter clothing.
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After exploring the art and style of Georgia O'Keefe, your students will create their own poinsettia masterpieces!
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The Magic School Bus kids are freezing! When they discover that heat flows from hotter to colder things, they find ways to block heat from escaping and learn how insulation works.
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