Lesson Plans

20 Result(s)
Grade Range
K-5
Writing Poetry Like Pros

Poems, classic and contemporary, make good company for your students. They can also serve as the inspiration for some terrific writing.

Grade Range
K-5
More Amazing Americans: A WebQuest

Through a series of interactive lessons, guided by a WebQuest, students learn about many amazing Americans. Ultimately, students get to nominate and highlight their own amazing Americans.

Grade Range
K-5
Remember the Ladies: The First Ladies

Explore the ways in which First Ladies were able to shape the world while dealing with the expectations placed on them as women and as partners of powerful men.

Grade Range
K-5
Play with Words: Rhyme & Verse

Poetry provides us with a rich vehicle for helping children explore how language sounds and works. Students will use their senses to experience poetry.

Grade Range
K-5
A Trip to Wonderland: The Nursery ‘Alice’

This lesson explores elements of wonder, distortion, fantasy, and whimsy in Lewis Carroll's adaptation for younger readers of his beloved classic, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Grade Range
K-5
Folktales and Ecology: Animals and Humans in Cooperation and Conflict

The study of humans and animals in cooperation and conflict within folktales from different cultures lends itself to a simple lesson on ecology and endangered species to help students can make connections between the relationships between human beings and animals in folklore and the relationship between people and the environment in our world.

Grade Range
K-5
Can You Haiku?

Students learn the rules and conventions of haiku, study examples by Japanese masters, and create haiku of their own.

Grade Range
K-5
Beatrix Potter's Naughty Animal Tales

Through studying Beatrix Potter's stories and illustrations from the early 1900s and learning about her childhood in Victorian England, students can compare/contrast these with their own world to understand why Potter wrote such simple stories and why she wrote about animals rather than people.