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Social: Behavior

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
What does "good behavior" look like? Set clear guidelines for what type of behavior is expected in different situations, and ensure your learners understand the verbal cues that you provide.
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Social: Emotions, Health, and People

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Picture cards can be a fantastic tool that learners can utilize to communicate their emotions and needs. This set of cards illustrates not only basic emotions, such as happiness, fear, or anger, but also certain illnesses a person might...
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Activities: Everyday

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Give learners the tools to communicate through physical actions and hand gestures, as well as verbally, by using this comprehensive set of picture cards that describe everyday activities. Some of these activities include eating,...
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Self Help: Toileting

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Give learners the essential skills to maintain proper hygiene and cleanliness when going to the bathroom. Here you'll find three pages of picture cards that illustrate the various processes involved in toileting, from limiting the amount...
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Weather or Not, Seasons Change

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Embark on a year long investigation of the seasons with this 10-lesson earth science unit. After being introduced to different types of weather and the tools used to measure it, young scientists perform fun hands-on activities that teach...
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Opinion Writing

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
It's no secret that children can be very opinionated, but rather than fight against this natural tendency, embrace it with this primary grade writing project. After a shared reading of a children's book about persuasion, young learners...
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Sheep in a Shop

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What do you think sheep might be able to barter when they don't have quite enough to buy a gift? Your pupils can find out this and much more during this lesson about Sheep in a Shop, spending, saving, and bartering.
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Temperature Basics in the Garden

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
After making predictions abut what they will find, primary graders measure temperatures in four different locations in the school garden and offer explanations for why the temperatures differ.
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All About Me Packet

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Use music and fun rhymes to help youngsters learn the parts of the body! Here is a set of attractive worksheets and activity ideas that will introduce learners to their unique selves and emotions.
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Studying Grassland Ecosystems

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
At first glance, grassland ecosystems might seem dull and uninteresting, but once you start to explore it's amazing the things you'll find! Through this series of engaging lessons, activities, and experiments, elementary students examine...
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Desert Dwellers

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
What can a quarter possibly teach young learners about desert ecosystems? More than you might think. After displaying and discussing the included picture of the Arizona state quarter, the class participates in a series of shared reading...
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Around the Block

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Arthur and his friends help children explore the concepts of family, community, and diversity in a fun series of activities. From performing peer interviews to mapping out the different places students have lived or visited, this...
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We the Students

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Establish justice and tranquility in the classroom with this primary grade lesson plan on the US Constitution. Beginning with a discussion about the importance of rules and a class reading of a children's book on the Constitution, young...
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All about Me!

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Celebrate the uniqueness of your students with this character building lesson series. In order to learn about and appreciate diversity and individuality, children create All About Me books by cutting out and drawing pictures that...
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“I Can” Common Core! 1st Grade Speaking & Listening

For Teachers 1st Standards
Give your class a head start in meeting the Common Core standards for speaking and listening with a fun checklist. The standards for first grade speaking and listening have been turned into "I can" statements kids will definitely be able...
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Lesson 1 - Community Social Studies Unit

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Some problems are so big it takes an entire community to solve them. So was the case in the children's book Humphrey the Lost Whale: A True Story by Wendy Tokuda and Richard Hall. This primary grade lesson uses a class read-aloud of this...
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Doing Our Share

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Whether at home or in the classroom, each member of a community has certain responsibilities they must tend to. With the help of the children's story Piggybook by Anthony Browne, kids learn how to assign jobs in a fair and safe manner...
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Need or Want?

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Even as adults it can be hard to distinguish needs from wants. Using pictures of common, everyday items, children make a pocket chart separating the objects they need from those that they want. Discuss their choices, explaining that...
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Needs of Living Things: Pre-Assessment

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Determine your class's prior knowledge about the necessities of life with this pre-assessment for a unit on living things. Learners draw pictures of themselves with all the things they need to live, grow, and survive. These drawings will...
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What's That Food?

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Get things cooking with the first lesson in this series on the science of food. Working in small groups, young scientists make and record observations about different mystery foods. These descriptions are then shared with the class and...
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Animal Necessities

For Teachers 1st Standards
An animal habitat is like the neighborhood where animals live. It's a place they can get everything they need to survive; air, food, shelter, and water. Explore animal habitats with your first graders. In small groups, they create a...
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Powerful Passwords

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Invite little learners to consider the use, function, and creation of Internet passwords. They start by discussing why keeping personal information secure online is important. A fun and functional exercise is used to help them understand...
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Reading Practice: Winnie-the-Pooh

For Students 1st Standards
Whether your first graders can read or not, they will enjoy this comprehension activity. They read or listen to an excerpt from a Winnie-the-Pooh story, they predict what will happen next, then draw Pooh Bear's favorite food. A compare...
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Community Helpers

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Differentiate instruction with a unit focused on community helpers. A pre-assessment levels scholars into three groups. Learning contracts offer participants the choice of activities to complete and show what they know about specific...