Teaching the Core, 1 Read Aloud at a Time is a huge success, and we thank YOU for your support! We are so excited to know that students all over the country are diving deeper into literature stories and gaining important reading skills at the same time. Of course, we also … [Read more...] about Teaching the Core, 1 Informational Text at a Time
Why Do We Celebrate Valentine's Day? 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 … [Read more...] about How Valentine’s Day Came to Be
Black History Month Research for Grades 4-6 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 … [Read more...] about Researching Civil Rights Heroes
Impress your principal, parents, and even yourself as students engage in both fun and learning right up until the last bell rings before Winter Break with the 12 Days of Christmas in the Classroom. Now also available for 4th-6th! All teachers know the school days between … [Read more...] about 12 Days of Christmas in the Classroom
Halloween: Then & Now As always, we try to maintain our focus to engage students in educational activities, even (and maybe especially) for the holidays. Halloween is no exception! Read more on our "fun and learning" focus here... All teachers know that Halloween is … [Read more...] about Can I Turn Halloween into Something Educational?