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 […]

Thanksgiving Lesson Plans from Teachnology is our Featured Lesson Plan of the Week.

Thanksgiving is coming up- and your students will enjoy bringing this festive holiday into the classroom. Thanksgiving can be used to teach a range of subjects for students of all ages- Social Studies, Art, Language Arts- some lesson plans even support Math and Science curriculums! Our lesson plan idea this week comes to us again […]

Free Black History Lesson Plan – Endangered Mammals: African and Asian Elephants

Endangered Mammals: African and Asian Elephants Science, Life Science Grade 3- 5 DOWNLOAD FREE WORKSHEET Objective In this section students will navigate their way around Web sites and find required information; compare different species of the same mammal; gather information about the characteristics, habits, diets, and behaviors of different mammals; and research the ways in […]

Free Black History Lesson Plan: African Americans Minibook

Famous African Americans Minibook Social Studies, United States History Grade 1- 3 DOWNLOAD FREE WORKSHEET Objective Students learn about famous African Americans. Directions Discuss with students the origins of African American history month. In 1926, a scholar named Carter Woodson felt that African Americans did not know about the achievements of their collective past. He […]

Free Black History Lesson Plan – Angelina and Sarah Grimke: Sisters of Social Reform

Angelina and Sarah Grimke: Sisters of Social Reform Reading Comprehension, Social Studies, United States History Grade 3- 5 DOWNLOAD FREE LESSON PLAN Objective Students learn about women in history who worked to abolish slavery. They learn about the importance of goals and ambitions. Directions This activity can be done as part of a Women’s History […]

Free Black History Lesson Plan: African Mask

African Mask Social Studies, Art, Mediums Grade 1- 3 DOWNLAOD FREE LESSON PLAN Objective Students create masks that represent African culture. Directions Introduce to students the following background information about African art and the use of masks: African art extends from ancient times to the present day. The oldest works of art are rock painting […]

Black History Lesson Plan: African American Concentration

African American Concentration Social Studies, United States History Grade 5- 8 DOWNLOAD FREE LESSON PLAN Objective Students increase their awareness of the important contributions made by individuals throughout history. Directions Discuss with students the origins of African American history month. In 1926, a scholar named Carter Woodson felt that African Americans did not know about […]

Black History Lesson Plan: Countries of Africa

Countries of Africa Social Studies, Geography Grade 3- 5 DOWNLOAD FREE LESSON PLAN Objective Students learn about the different countries of Africa. Directions Discuss with students the origins of African American history month. In 1926, a scholar named Carter Woodson felt that African Americans did not know about the achievements of their collective past. He […]

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 […]