November 1st, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Mineralogy 4 Kids

Elementary School Resource Mineralogy 4 Kids This site provides information about minerals groups and mineral group elements and properties. It includes how various rocks are formed (rock cycle) and an opportunity to ask questions of a mineralogist. Mineral games are also offered. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.4.ESS.1.1, S.5.ESS.2.1, MST4.I.PS2.1, and more! Be sure to […]

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October 25th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Follow The Leader by ESL-KIDS

Elementary School Resource Follow The Leader by ESL-KIDS In this activity, students line up behind the teacher and follow the teacher’s actions. Use as a review for identifying and chorusing classroom objects or acting out actions. Give the students a chance to lead. Related NY State Academic Standards: ESL.E.PK-, ESL.E.PK-, ESL.E.PK-, and more! Be sure […]

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October 4th, 2021

Elementary School Resource: Celebration of Writing

Elementary School Resource Celebration of Writing In this activity, students will experience the roles of being a published author and illustrator. Related NY State Academic Standards: W.2.3, W.2.5, W.2.11, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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January 29th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Homemade Apple Pies

Homemade Apple Pies In this activity, students learn about the life of an apple, from seed to tree to consumer. You may take the lesson further by having students work together to make apple pies. Students also learn about jobs at the apple orchard and bakery. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.E.3a, CDOS.E.3a.BS.1.A, CDOS.E.3a.TS.2.A.SW, and more! […]

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November 27th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Intro to Writing Poems

Intro to Writing Poems This lesson introduces second grade students to free verse poetry and gives them the opportunity to listen to, write and share this type of poetry. The students will listen to, discuss, write and share poetry. They will learn to look at their world (the classroom, gym, playground, garden, house, kitchen, etc.) […]

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October 30th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Polar Bears and Hibernation

Paired Text Lesson: Learning About Polar Bears & Hibernation Winter is almost upon us and depending on snowfall, temperature, and food supply, bears get ready for winter hibernation in late November. This elementary school resource integrates information from the book Where Do Polar Bears Live? and the non-fiction passage Good Night in order to facilitate […]

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