www.OneHen.org is a microfinance website for kids, with fun games and a virtual market, as well as lesson plans for teachers and librarians. The website is based on a children's book about a real boy in Africa who gets a loan to buy a hen, which over time turns into a thriving business - all because more
This unit provides students with the opportunity to measure various objects and use their data to determine area, volume, radius, diameter, and density. They will use Math rulers, protractors, and Vernier Calipers to make their measurements rounding to four different scales. They will measure the ra more
This collection includes literacy resources that are useful for early childhood educators. It includes curricula (such as comprehension lessons from www.FreeReading.net), as well as extension activities to incorporate into your literacy instruction (such as podcasting).
A series of SWF activities using the keywords for the unit sources of Light: Light Year Luminous Ray Reflect Screen Shadow Source Straight line Transparent X-Ray
This unit will help students collect, nurture, pre-write, revise and edit, and finally publish a personal narrative or memoir.It is based on the work of the National Writing Project which I have belonged to since 2007. Key integrated practices are teacher as writer, writer's workshop, writing p more
This unit provides students with the opportunity to observe the property of density. Students will engage in inquiry about why and how some objects (solids and liquids) display the property of density. Students will measure the mass of solids and liquids. Students will experiment with solids and liq more
This unit provides students with the opportunity to observe the phenomena of buoyancy. Students will engage in inquiry about why some things sink and some things float. Students will explore properties of materials. Students will plan and construct their own floating containers from clay and compare more