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Divisional Cookies

In this lesson, students will define division as equal shares and discover how this transcends into fractions and fractional parts. Students should...

Digital Citizen Comic Strips

Students will create comics to illustrate the practice of responsible digital citizenship in the use of technology. Grade Level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8,...

Mystery Numbers

Students will use mathematical reasoning to guess a secret number within a range of numbers by refining their guesses based on teacher response.Grade...

Self-Selected Physical Activity

To strengthen their physical literacy, students will reflect on the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression,...

Weather Watchers

In this lesson, students will record weather observations to describe patterns over time. Grade Level: K-2Subject Area: ScienceFor a detailed...

The Floor is Lava

Are you ready for a daring, high flying adventure to test your physical strength?  The Floor is Lava will get your students moving in new ways...

Small Talk

In this lesson, students will be challenged to participate in a conversation while embodying the persona of a historical figure, literary figure, or...

Create a Digital Story

Students will identify the main character, setting, and plot of a story. Then, they will create their own original story and have their peers...

Shape Attributes

Students will create shapes having specified properties and describe the defining attributes. Grade Level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8Subject Area: MathFor a...

Making Predictions in a Story

Students will read Catch that Goat!: A Market Day in Nigeria and make predictions about what will happen next in the story.Grade Level: K-2Subject...

Responding to Visual Arts

Students will respond to visual art by applying criteria to evaluate artistic work. Grade Level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12Subject Area: Fine ArtsFor a...

Party Plan

In this lesson, students will use mathematical thinking to solve a hypothetical real-world problem.  Grade Level: K-2, 3-5Subject Area: MathFor a...

Compare and Contrast Characters in a Story

Students will compare and contrast the lives of two cousins in the book Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin by Duncan Tonatiuh. They will then relate...

Retell a Fable

Students will read the fable The Contest Between the Sun and the Wind and sequence the events of the story. Then, they will orally retell the story...

Living Biographies

This lesson allows students to explore factual information about famous people past and present and gives them a creative option to present their...

Digital Book Tasting

In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to sample or “taste” a variety of selected texts to expand on their reading horizons.Grade...

BookSnaps

This lesson focuses on a visual approach to learning inspired by the popular app Snapchat. Students will engage with a text by annotating pages using...

Health-Enhancing Messages

Using valid information, students will create health-enhancing messages for an authentic audience, encouraging others to adopt healthy behavior....

Visual Notetaking

To develop a deeper comprehension of complex nonfiction, informational text, students will interact with the text proficiently and independently in...

Engineering Process Upcycling

Applying the Engineering Design Process, students will upcycle unwanted materials into a new product that solves a problem or meets an identified...