We're excited to teach the students about the legendary history of Valentine's Day using our "How Valentine's Day Came to Be" text. First, students will read the text (or have the text read aloud to them). Then students will discuss the text as a class or with a … [Read more...] about How Valentine’s Day Came to Be
I am excited for school to resume in January so my class can experience these lesson plans! We've created an engaging way for students to research four heroes from the Civil Rights Movement- Martin Luther King, Jr., Ruby Bridges, Rosa Parks and Jackie Robinson. The first … [Read more...] about Researching Civil Rights Heroes
and now available for 4th-6th! (scroll down to see upper-grade examples) All teachers know the school days between Thanksgiving and the Winter Break are difficult to fill. Students want to be engaged in the holiday fun, but teachers want activities to be educational. This … [Read more...] about 12 Days of Christmas in the Classroom
Just in time for November, we've created a fresh, new way for students to learn about Thanksgiving! We're calling these lesson plans, "Thanksgiving: A Living Story" because students will participate in activities that make the history of Thanksgiving meaningful and relevant to … [Read more...] about Teaching Thanksgiving Through Interactive Lessons & Stations
Halloween: Then & Now We can't believe it's almost October... again! We are trying to maintain our focus to engage students in educational activities, even (and maybe especially) for the holidays. (Read more on our focus here...) All teachers know that Halloween is … [Read more...] about Can I turn Halloween into Something Educational?