Teaching Primary and Secondary Sources: Upper Elementary and Middle GradesA TOP SELLER AND INCLUSION FRIENDLY! A FUN, ENGAGING STEP-BY-STEP UNIT WITH HANDS ON MATERIALS! EDITABLE ASSESSMENTS! Aligned with Core Curriculum Standards and Most State Standards! This lesson teaches students what primary
Traditions Around the World is a wonderful way for your students to explore and learn about other countries/cultures and compare and contrast them to their own.
This can be used as a "Christmas Around the World" project (which is how I use it), OR, as a social studies project on current and/or anci
A Story, A Story is a folktale from West Africa that explains where all of the other Anansi folktales come from. This story retold by Gail E. Haley is perfect for a library story time or a classroom read-aloud and makes a great introduction during African American History Month. PLEASE NOTE THAT TH
Help your students celebrate Chinese New Year! This low prep Chinese New Year Bulletin Board Kit is just what you need to teach them about the Chinese Zodiac and an important Chinese cultural celebration. Just print out the bulletin board letters on bright cardstock and trim with a paper cutter.
Christmas is in the air, which means wish lists and shopping bags! Students will love using wish lists to "shop" the library while searching for call numbers and books! Prizes can be awarded to the students who have the most books in their shopping bag when the Christmas bells ring!
Explore Native American Literature with a favorite Native American folktale by Janet Stevens with Coyote not learning his lesson yet again. Sequencing, readers theater, story elements and vocabulary are included skills. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BOOK IS NOT INCLUDED.Included in this package:6 vocabulary
These research worksheets are a perfect way to learn about Christmas all around the world! In this product you will receive 74 BLANK research worksheets. The sample on this product shows how these worksheets can be filled out. Each worksheet has a different country. There are 74 different countries
I have just added both the version with a Teacher page of extensions and key and a student version only. :-)Whenever different cultures meet, ideas are exchanged. Did you know that skiing was started by the people of Norway? Did you know that the kite and fireworks were invented by the people of Chi
This five-page Chinese New Year Reader's Theater script tells the Chinese mythological story of "The Race for the Zodiac," and it's perfect for introducing your middle school students to Chinese New Year traditions. As an American expat living in Shanghai, I love Chinese New Year and have really enj
Use this graphic organizer to jot down challenges the character faces, infer the moral of the story and a space to write down how the character reacted because of the challenge. This is a great organizer to go with any FOLKTALE and awesome for teaching MORALS.
If you have not added The Tooth Fairy Meets El Raton Perez by Rene Colato Lainez to your classroom or school library yet, do yourself and your students a favor by picking up a copy ASAP! My Kinders loved hearing me speak in a thick Spanish accent and I loved teaching them about the language and cult
Fortune Cookie Fortunes by Grace Lin is a great picture book to read around Chinese New Year. These Common Core aligned literacy activities will help your Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students identify the central message and use key details to describe the characters in the story. Use the stude
This sheet is best used for pair work researching a Spanish holiday. You may edit the questions to fit your needs. This particular form was used with FLES 5th grade Spanish who had at this point learned how to write dates & learned the months of the year.
Organize your classroom for smooth back to school sailing. Designed in black & white polka dots, stripes, and chevron they are sure to compliment any classroom décor.
This set includes:
• Science fiction
• Realistic fiction
• Historical fiction
• Fairy tales
• Tall tales
• Graphic novels
Did you know that a Swiss man named Bertrand Piccard was the first person to circumnavigate the earth in a hot-air balloon? Did you know that the first chocolate bar was made in Switzerland back in 1819? Learn more about this mountainous country with this informative webquest on Switzerland! Mapwor
This social story goes over the basics of visiting the library. It includes who the librarian is, caring for books, library card, and the many fun things to do at the library. Includes real images and clip art as illustrations.
This Exit Ticket is designed to be used with Alaska Dog Sled Race Library Research Skills Mini-Unit. However, since the writing prompt is not written on the Exit Ticket, you may use it however it best fits your classroom needs. Feel free to create your own writing prompts after teaching a lesson u
Included in this packet are 4 lessons to be used for Black History Month but can be used at any time throughout the school year. These lessons are geared for Kindergarten - Second Grade but can be adapted for any grade.
Lesson plans include:
Magic Trash the Story of Tyree Guyton
This set of 20 Genre' Posters was created with big kids in mind. Most of the book examples found on the posters are diverse representations Global citizenship.
Global Citizenship nurtures respect for others, while encourages individuals to think deeply and critically about what is just, and what wi