This activity was designed to be completed by 6th grade social studies students who are learning the basics of geography. Students will be challenged to consider their neighborhood (roads, building, landmarks, etc.) and create their own map. Attention to detail is essential. Students will develop ma
39 projects designed to provide opportunities for students to make their own decisions as to how to research, organize and record their work without the confining structure of a worksheet. Each project includes a student-friendly rubric to provide students with a clear understanding of expectations
This activity is a fun way to introduce, reinforce, and to practice multiplication and division! Children will each make an array of windows on a skyscraper and write the two multiplication and two division problems that relate to their array onto a label. A second craft, "Welcome to Our Hood," us
There's not a better way to understand the power and importance of a community than taking part in creating one yourself. Towns and cities around the world are filled with incredibly diverse neighborhood blocks --so why don't we let the students design their own? By incorporating geometry, writing,
"What began as the perfect weekend ended with the outbreak that hasn’t stopped. Early on, while the electricity was on, the news was calling it a virus outbreak. People were infected. There was no cure. Some claimed it was zombies."
How would your students respond to a zombie outbreak? What would
Mapping and Geography! Continent Twister is a fun way to encourage students to delve into geography and map skills. A twist on STEM / STEAM fun!
Do you want a fun way to challenge your students to think creatively using a real world problem?
★Graphing and Measurement to make and read maps
Entrepreneur Project- DIY (Do It Yourself) Open for Business: is multi-step, long term economics project for students of all abilities and varied grade levels to learn how to form a small business and become young entrepreneurs.
Students of all ages are very aware of the hard economic times that
This is a unit that covers: cardinal directions, introduction to mapping, neighborhoods, and the three types of communities (rural, suburban, and urban)
Included in this unit:
* Cardinal Directions : posters, classroom signs, and student worksheets
* Vocabulary Cards: display, use as flash cards of
Create an ARTASTIC Back to School Art Project with your students that shows both their identity and what they did over the summer. Have students trace their feet and fill in the space with symbols, imagery, and words that reflect who they are (their identity) and where they have traveled or what the
Map Skill Creative Activity Creating a Childhood Map. This childhood Map activity is intended to help students understand the relationship between the details required of their own map with other maps that will be used throughout the year.
Included in this zipped file is:
-Childhood Mapping Activit
34 take home math projects designed to provide opportunities for students to solve problems and communicate math thinking and understandings. All projects are aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Send home one project a month (or per math unit) and build connections between home and school
This is a great "Back to School" introductory creative writing project intended to help you, as the teacher, get to know your students, and introduce them to the elements of plot in literature and instill a passion for creative writing in them!
Students enjoy reading selected stories from Sandra Ci
In this project, students are creating a neighborhood with certain geometric specifications. They have to use various shapes, types of lines, types of angles, and specific attributes to create buildings and roads. Students can be as creative as they please, but will use the project sheet to guide th
This is a project where students have to multiply fractions by whole numbers to create an accurate map of a neighborhood with specific rules. A sample rule is: there are 24 homes in the neighborhood and 1/8 of them are yellow.
This is the directions and handout to use when having your students make their own map. This is can be used as a social studies activity, as well as a direction-following activity. Students will create a map of their home, school, or neighborhood following the criteria and directions provided. Stude
This is a comprehensive MAPPING UNIT geared for first or second graders. Students learn how to zoom in and zoom out when looking at maps or drawing them. This is an important skill! Students will learn to identify basic components of maps – cardinal directions, compass rose, keys - in order to fu
This unit is suitable for primary classes that are studying
communities in Social Studies. It can be used for younger
children who are learning about their own neighborhoods
and communities, and it can be used for late primary
students who are looking at a variety of communities and
12 Elements (9 houses and 3 trees). Elements are high resolution 300 dpi png format with transparent backgrounds. Line art for each item also included.
Great for bulletin boards, story time, creative writing and so much more!
Personal and limited commercial use. Copywr
Print the second slide for each student, and then display the instructions for the class to follow. Use for discussion in small groups or as individual work. Students practice identifying and creating fractions and equivalent fractions. My students enjoyed this project and began to add their own ide
This packet has been differentiated to be used in 2nd or 3rd grade classrooms. You can either just use the one for your grade level or you can differentiate up or down!
2nd Grade Version Covers:
*Measuring in Cm
*Even and Odd Numbers
3rd Grade Version Covers:
In this project, students create a "number neighborhood" where they practice various multiplication and division skills. This set is differentiated for various learning levels, with options to create a project that is a perfect fit for all learners!
This set includes:
- teacher directions
This is a lesson that I used as a final project for my alternative education high school civics class. This project-based lesson is based on the Common Core ELA Standards for Social Studies and Writing.
I created this lesson in part to explain the case of Trayvon Martin that was in the news in ear
Neighborhood clip art: houses, kids, trees.
Clipart Vibrant Hometown E020 (kids, houses, trees) clip art.
Cute clip art set for teachers and educators. Great resource for any school and classroom projects such as for creating bulletin board, printable, learning worksheet, classroom decor, craft ma
→ For this activity, students will put their MAP SKILLS to the test.
→ Students will be creating a map of their neighborhood. Not only is this activity versatile (can be used as a project or homework) it is also easy to follow and promotes creativity!
→ In their map, students must include a title,
The purpose of this task is to give students an opportunity to show their understanding of geometry vocabulary, equations and simple calculations. Students create a unique map that contains specific geometric shapes, spaces, and directions. Vocabulary includes: acute, area, circumference, compass ro
Powerpoint that introduces the Zentangle technique as well as how to use symbolism within a composition. Students create a design that uses images and Zentangles to represent the theme "No Child Hungry".
After students have learned about the most common elements of maps (date, orientation, grid, scale, title, author, index, legend, source) and are comfortable reading and using the elements, an effective culminating activity is for students to create their own map of a real or imagined neighborhood.
Throughout the late 1800s, America began to acquire new land and territories.
American leaders believed that the United States should join the imperialist
powers of Europe and establish colonies overseas. The students will research these territories and create a poster on these new territories indi
In celebration of our hometown, this song was written for and shared with all of the third grade students in our community; students from all schools, all backgrounds, and all abilities. We all learned this song utilizing an mp4 file in our diverse classrooms, and then came together to learn the sto
The Around the Neighborhood Supply Kit includes digital download of our videos, lesson plans, and links to training pages to support educators of all backgrounds! This project is designed to engage & support teachers who want to engage students around Black History Month. It introduces students
This project combines student knowledge of linear inequalities with their pride of representing their neighborhood! Using different neighborhood maps of Chicago, students will create a coordinate plane and plot their house on the map. I used this with my freshmen algebra class and it was overwhelmin
This assignment is to be used with "Google My Maps" on Google Drive. Students will map their lives or their neighborhoods by finding specific places and placing markers with titles and descriptions.
This assignment includes:
- 4 different map options for students to choose from
- Directions to cre
This is a project given to students to review 5.G.3 and 5.G.4 math concepts. It gives descriptions of different two-dimensional figures, and has students classify them and use those shapes to create a neighborhood with a fence, apartment building, tree, house ,and flower. They then have an opportuni
Math Park Design Project
Appropriate for grades 4-6 & Homeschool
This 3 week project will allow your students to design their very own city park according to specifications provided by the city and a moderate budget. They will use the equipment sold on www.gametime.com to make choices
For this project, students are to create an advertisement for a house they are trying to sell in French Canada. The students must provide a variety of information about the house including rooms, features and information about the neighborhood. In order to create an accurate project, students will g
NOTE: THIS UNIT IS INCLUDED IN OUR PROJECT LEARNING COMBO PACK. PLEASE DO NOT DUPLICATE YOUR PURCHASE
Project Learning: Artifacts & Their Modern Descendants is a cooperative learning project. On the first day, students move around the room in pairs identifying objects from earlier time periods
In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark - A Student Exploration Project
In this project, students will explore their neighborhoods (or the area around their home) and sketch pictures of wildlife, write descriptions as if this were the first time they'd seen them, create a map of the United States, and
JEFFERSON VILLAGE (Sixth Revision, 1985)
INTRODUCTION: The following design evolved between1975 and 1985 during a graduate seminar on small communities and utopian designs. It began as an example of the kind of paper the seminar members were expected to w
This bundle contains Little Language Learners’ top rated educational resources for ELL Newcomer students. These products are being used in thousands of early primary classrooms worldwide (many upper primary teachers use these resources for their ELL Newcomers as well.) The bundle has 2,000 plus (a
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THERE ARE 82 SIGNS in this package. This is a colorful, thought-provoking set of signs about what artists do, what artists make, how they impact the world and what behaviors they have.
The grade level I teach is K-6, so these si
16 little neighborhood houses and tree clip art, for scrapbooking, cards, invitations and more
YOU WILL RECEIVE
- Each clipart saved separately in 6”x6” 300 dpi PNG files, transparent background
- Each clipart saved seperately in 6” x 6” 300 dpi JPEG files suit
This "Developmentally Appropriate Thematic Unit", Fireman and Other Community Helpers reaches across the curriculum to meet the common core standards! It is divided into areas of literature/media, music, art, literacy, math and science activities, creative writing, word wall, and guided reading.
Skill: Persuasive writing for grades 2-3. This file is a 20 page download that will walk your students through setting up a thesis, supporting details, and convincing their readers to buy a gingerbread house.
This year at school, I am planning to create a bulletin board filled with a very sweet h
This pack includes resources to teach a unit on community helpers. It includes the following:
*An original poem- "Who Works in Your Town?"- A large copy for your Smart Board, a student reader, and small poems for students' poetry journals
*Syllable Sort- Students will walk around the room, find a
'Twas the week before break and the students were stirring...they needed wanted activities to keep their minds whirring.
This combo-platter bundle includes two Christmas products:
Save Christmas & QReate-a-Story
One is a project based learning activity (just print and go), the other combines
My kindergarten kids and I love learning about Scarecrows! We read about Scarecrows. We write facts about Scarecrows. We create Tree Maps, Brace Maps, and Circle Maps about Scarecrows. We sing songs about Scarecrows and do a play about Scarecrows. Last year, we even painted our
Help students understand where they live in the world. This product includes both a boy and girl cover option and prompts to fill out about continent, country, state, and neighborhood. Glue the tops of each page together to create a cute flipbook to display!
This item meets common core standards!
Just when you think the Loch Ness Monster has been thoroughly debunked, another scientific expedition sets out to study the matter. Recently there have been a flurry of articles lamenting the fact that no new sightings have occurred in the last year! I've never taught any theme that generates more
Communication folders help to ensure that any notes and homework sent home are seen by parents. They will keep your parents well informed as well as establishing good habits from the very first day of school. The February folder packet includes:
Based on themes for Hearts and Neighborhood
This is a handy "at school" or "at home" project so your students can map their bedroom, their classroom, or their neighborhood!
Be sure to read Mapping Penny's World by Loreen Leedy first.
Your students will be excited to create a map of their own!
Color and black & white versions included!