Featured Lesson Plan of the Week: If I Had a Robot (Grades 1-3)

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! Language Arts, Writing, Writing Process, Art, Mediums Grade 1- 3 If I Had a Robot. . . Objective Students will use a visual aid to add to their […]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week: Comic Book Project (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! Comic Book Project Language Arts, Writing, Writing Process, Art, Mediums Grade 5- 8 Objective Students will write a fictional story creating a conflict and resolution, applying sequential writing, […]

Free Classroom Writing Prompt

Weekly Writing Prompt – Poetry Write a haiku about a miniature dog. What thoughts come to mind when you see a tiny dog? Where does this dog sleep? Where does it eat? Does it bark and protect its family? Share these interesting thoughts in a haiku.

Free Teacher Tip for Language

Tips for Language Word Association Game DOWNLOAD TEACHER TIP Here is a time-filler game that is fun and stimulates associative thinking. Make up a list of things associated with each other. Ask students to tell how these words are alike or what they have in common. The number of categories you use is unlimited and […]

Black History Lesson Plan: Gwendolyn Brooks

Black History Lesson Plan: Gwendolyn Brooks Language Arts, Writing Process, Social Studies Grades 1-3 DOWNLOAD FREE WORKSHEET Objective Students will learn about a woman poet in honor of Women’s History Month. They will write poems inspired by the style of Gwendolyn Brooks Directions Gwendolyn Brooks was born in Kansas in 1917, with what she has […]

Free Lesson Plan Writing Police Reports

Students practice writing historical reports such as are done by emergency medical technicians and police officers. Reading Comprehension and Writing Process Grade 5- 8 DOWNLOAD FREE WORKSHEET Objective Students practice writing historical reports such as are done by emergency medical technicians and police officers. Directions Preparation If possible, arrange for a visit by a police […]

Free Lesson Plan Flags

The students will write a description of a flag. Reading, Vocabulary, Writing Process, Journaling, Oral Language, Art Grade 1- 4 DOWNLOAD FREE WORKSHEET Objective The students will write a description of a flag. Directions Decide whether the whole class will participate in writing a description, or if the students will do so individually. Have the […]

Free Lesson Plan – Who’s Who at Our School?

This project is designed to let children practice interview and writing skills, plus allow new teachers, new families, substitutes, and others an interesting way to get to know the staff at our elementary school. Writing, Writing Process, Oral Language, Listening, Speaking, Social Studies Grades 3- 5 DOWNLOAD FREE WORKSHEET Objective Students recognize and use language […]

Free Fourth of July Lesson Plan

Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing, Writing Process, Journaling, Oral Language, Listening, Speaking, Art Grades 1-4 DOWNLOAD the free worksheet Objective The students will write a description of a flag. Directions 1. Decide whether the whole class will participate in writing a description, or if the students will do so individually. 2. Have the students study […]

Free Resume Writing Lesson Plan for Students

Hire Me, I’m Nice: Writing a ResumeWriting ProcessGrade 5- 8 DOWNLOAD the free worksheet ObjectiveStudents practice creating resumes. DirectionsSince many students do not yet work, one way to practice resume writing is to have students pick a career they might be interested in pursuing in the future. With the help of the class, list several […]