September 13th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Wanted: Investigative Reporters to Predict and Solve Mysteries

Elementary School Resource Wanted: Investigative Reporters to Predict and Solve Mysteries In this activity, listeners will predict who stole Grandpa’s teeth after investigating the evidence in Grandpa’s Teeth by Rod Clement. Stop reading the story just after the mayor presents Grandpa with a new set of teeth. Ask students to write or explain orally whom […]

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May 24th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Alphabet Writing Relay by ESL-KIDS

Elementary School Resource Alphabet Writing Relay by ESL-KIDS Divide and line up the students into two teams. Divide the board into two halves and have one student from each team run to the board, write ‘A’, then run to the back of the line. The next student writes ‘B’, etc. The first team to finish […]

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January 22nd, 2018

Elementary School Resource: The Magic School Bus

The Magic School Bus: Fact or Fiction? This English Language Arts lesson allows students to distinguish between factual and fictional elements of a text. The Magic School Bus classic series is used to help students meet the objectives of the lesson. Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.2.6, RF.2.4.a, W.2.2, and more! Be sure to check out […]

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December 11th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Let It Snow

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow This learning experience involves two creative activities, poetry writing and composing a sound composition using instruments/sounds and pictograph notation. Students create poetry and compose a sound composition using instruments, sounds, and pictograph notation. Creative writing and original sound compositions are two methods of responding expressively to […]

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