One Size Does Not Fit All

Instructional Strategies Used to Implement Differentiated Instruction One size does not fit all when it comes to educating our children.  Fair does not mean equal in the classroom. For years, teachers planned the lesson and delivered it to all the students.  After extensive studies about multiple intelligences and learning styles, brain based research (and some [...]

Creative Classroom Writing Exercise for Grades 5-12

When we put the call out this week to invite teachers to be guest bloggers by sharing their ideas and lesson plans- the response was overwhelming! We decided to feature Authors Page (below) submitted to us by Liz from Arrowhead Union High School in Wisconsin where she teaches 12th grade Creative Writing, Advanced Composition and [...]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week: History of Toys and Games

I am delighted to share this week’s lesson plan with you- this is a fun one!  Your students will love:  History of Toys and Games. This appeals to us because it covers a range of subjects and Grade Levels (3-12)- AND- it highlights 2 of our favorite things: Toys and Games! I came across this [...]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week: A World of Thanks (Grades 4-8)

Now that Thanksgiving is just weeks away, we will be sharing all of our best Thanksgiving Resources and classroom ideas with you.   Our lesson plan idea this week comes to us again from The Hot Chalk Lesson Plans Page.  This valuable online resource features over 4,000 free lesson plans, free online teacher tools and [...]

Language Arts Lesson Plan of the Week: Dear Diary (Grade 5- 8)

Each week, Schoodoodle features a lesson plan from our collection of free resources for teachers……..Check back each week for a new lesson plan to use in your classroom and see more free lesson plans or catalog of eBooks to enhance your curriculum. We want to hear your suggestions and ideas!  Please leave your comments! Read on [...]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week: Finding Main Ideas

Each week, Schoodoodle features a lesson plan from our collection of free resources for teachers.  Check back each week for a new lesson plan to use in your classroom and see more free lesson plans or catalog of eBooks to enhance your curriculum. We want to hear your suggestions and ideas!  Please leave your comments! Read [...]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week: Police Reports (Grades 5-8)

Students practice writing historical reports such as are done by emergency medical technicians and police officers. Grades 5-8 Download Free Lesson Plan Here! One type of historical writing is the writing of police reports. Writing accurate, detailed reports is one of the most important parts of being a police officer. Crime reports are similar to [...]

“15 Seconds of Fame” for Grades 3- 5 is the Featured Lesson Plan of the Week

To kick off the new school year, we will publish a featured Lesson Plan each week.  Be sure to check back each week for our newest post! 15 Seconds of Fame Language Arts, Writing, Writing Process, Journaling, Traits of Writing, Oral Language, Speaking Grade 3- 5 Objective The student will establish and develop a plot [...]

Weekly Lesson Plan: Impromptu Speech – Language Arts, Oral Language, Listening, Speaking Grade 5- 8

To kick off the new school year, each week we will publish a featured Lesson Plan. Be sure to check back each week for our newest post! Impromptu Speech Download Worksheet Language Arts, Oral Language, Listening, Speaking Grade 5- 8 Objective Students will practice public speaking by giving short imprompt speeches. Directions The impromptu speech [...]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week: By Jove, I Think You’ve Got It (Grades 5-8)

To kick off the new school year, each week we will publish a featured Lesson Plan.  Be sure to check back each week for our newest post! By Jove, I Think You’ve Got It Download Worksheet Language Arts, Writing, Writing Process, Oral Language, Listening Grade 5- 8 Objective A light bulb is used creatively to [...]