Suds loves his elephant-themed lunchbox that he has had since Kindergarten. Kids will have fun with this activity creating a lunchbox that highlights one of the many themes of Fourth Grade Rats. Courage, friendship, love and bullying are suggested
Students will write a friendly letter from Naya Nuki to Sacajawea summarizing her journey. I suggest doing this activity around Chs 11 or 12, before the completion of the story. RAFT is a great writing activity that gives the students a purpose
Students will use Skittles candy to model division with or without remainders (depending on the number of Skittles and students sharing). I give each student one bag of skittles to divide as if they were going to share, then they keep the contents
Students will analyze Joey or Suds from Fourth Grade Rats. They will create a caricature or coat of arms that shows character traits symbolizing the character. Students will find it helpful to look at examples of caricatures of famous
This project encourages students to search for a wonder in their local neighborhood, household, or family. After years of doing this project with my students and being rewarded by the "wonder"ful items and stories they have brought in, I hope to
Countries and Celebrations Include:
Also contains writing activity, comprehension questions and vocabulary crossword.
Students will analyze the ten things list about Opal's mother. They will complete a character web that includes physical and behavioral characteristics, likes and dislikes. Students will use that as a model to create their own list about