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Squares - a cross curricula unit

Squares - a cross curricula unit

Square shapes are the basis for this unit. They can be used in literature and language arts activities. They are featured in science, music, art, and, of course, math activities. You will find a plethora of interesting ways to incorporate squares into all areas of the curriculum. Expectations are clearly stated plus suggestions for evaluation and assessment.
chicadee
Nails Wordsearch Nail Art Beauty Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Nails Wordsearch Nail Art Beauty Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Nails'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Recycling Earth Day Craft  ::  Environmental Craft  ::  Earth Day Activities

Recycling Earth Day Craft :: Environmental Craft :: Earth Day Activities

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…even Replenish and Restore! A creative way to teach environmental education for Earth Day. Decorate your classroom and teach your kiddos about the Three R’s – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - and the additional R’s – Replenish and Restore. Whether hanging from the ceiling or sitting on the shelf, your kiddos will love creating and putting on their own personal touches on these unique Earth Day Globes. Paper lanterns are great for developing fine motor skills such as: folding, coloring, painting, gluing, cutting, listening and following directions. Embedded within this Earth Day project there are several activities to extend your students learning about the Earth. These units are designed in a Mix and Match format. You are able to pick the pieces that you want, depending on the needs and the abilities of your students. There are so many different possibilities and various cutting templates. There are so many ways to create these World lanterns using glitter, paper layering, leaves, shredded paper, tissue paper or garbage collected from around the playground. This unit can be approached in several ways. Either as a quick Earth Day project that will take about 90 minutes to complete. Or as long, in-depth project that will take upwards of a week to complete. In my classroom, creating the basic lantern will take my kiddos about 90 minutes (coloring and assembly). Adding on each Big R arrow will take me an additional 45 to 60 minute block of time. I like to spend time reading, brainstorming, writing and drawing with my students about each of the Big R’s. I use this Earth Day lantern project as the center piece for my Environmental Education. Included: • Printed World lantern templates • Numerous Earth Day trim slogans • Big R arrows in various styles ….check out the preview to see everything included! ***************************************************************************** Keywords: :: Earth Day :: Three R’s :: Reduce :: Reuse :: Recycle :: Restore :: Replenish :: Earth Day Craft :: Fine Motor Crafts :: April 22 :: Crafts for Kids :: Earth Day Activity :: Recycling Activities :: Recycling Crafts :: Paper Lantern :: Ms Lil :: Environmental Education :: World Maps :: Globes :: Montessori :: Earth Day Art. ::
lmilonas
Lorax Craft  ::  Lorax Activity  ::  Earth Day Craft

Lorax Craft :: Lorax Activity :: Earth Day Craft

I am the Lorax! I speak for the trees! The Lorax is the superhero of Earth Day. This Lorax activity is the perfect way to decorate your classroom and teach your kiddos about Earth Day. Whether hanging from the ceiling or sitting on the shelf, your kiddos will love creating and putting on their own personal touches on these cuties. Paper lanterns are great for developing fine motor skills such as: folding, coloring, painting, gluing, cutting, listening and following directions. Even my smallest kiddos can cut out the Lorax pieces. Embedded within this Lorax project are several activities for your kiddos…coloring, printing skills or writing. These units are designed in a Mix and Match format. You are able to pick the pieces that you want, depending on the needs and the abilities of your students. There are so many different possibilities and various cutting templates. Each Lorax lantern creation is designed with printed templates. As an option, before we start the lantern creation phase, I have my older kiddos research and write facts they have found about key environmental issues on the back of the lantern, on the arms and the legs. With my Kindies, we will write key words, draw pictures or write simple sentences. On the “body” of the Lorax the kids can copy the “Unless, someone like you”…phrase or design their own. There are so many ways to create the Lorax lanterns using glitter, paper layering, leaves, shredded paper, tissue paper... Make sure to add the Lorax legs and arms…too cute! In my classroom, creating the basic lantern will take my kiddos about 90 minutes (coloring & assembly) . Depending on if I am doing additional extensions or research, the lanterns will take me longer. I break up the creation process into small chunks, working on one piece at a time to ensure that my kids do the best job that they can. I make sure to always model each step of the lantern. Included: • Printed lantern templates • Glue-on Lorax Face parts • Lorax legs, arms and embellishments….check out the preview to see everything included ***************************************************************************** Keywords: :: Lorax :: The Lorax :: Earth Day :: Dr. Seuss :: Lorax Craft :: Lorax Activity :: Earth Day Craft :: Earth Day Activity :: Fine Motor Crafts :: April 22 :: Crafts for Kids :: Lorax Writing :: Truffula Trees :: Lorax Earth Day Craft :: Paper Lantern :: Ms Lil ::
lmilonas
Photo Resource Pack Bundle

Photo Resource Pack Bundle

These Photo Resource Packs can be used as great starting points. Use the high quality photos as stunning displays or use the PowerPoint presentations to stimulate conversation and introduce children to new vocabulary. Whatever way you use them, this Photo Pack Bundle will be a valuable resource for you Each Photo Pack includes: 1 PowerPoint presentation with 41 slides 1 PDF file with 40 A4 high-resolution images for printing for display 1 PDF file with 40 postcard size images for printing and group work, 4 images per page Included in the bundle are: *Birds Photo Resource Pack *Castles Photo Resource Pack *Construction Photo Resource Pack *Polar Regions Photo Resource Pack *Rainforest Photo Resource Pack *Seasons Photo Resource Pack *Space Photo Resource Pack *Under the Sea Photo Resource Pack Copyright: All photos are copyright free images. All contents are released under Creative Commons CC0. Comments or questions: If you have any questions or comments about this pack or about other resources you’d like me to make available, then please email me at mirandacampbell@live.com. I’d really love to hear from you.
MissPepperPot
Construction Photo Resource Pack

Construction Photo Resource Pack

Construction Photo Resource Pack. Use the 40 high quality photos as a stunning display in your classroom Construction Area or use the Construction PowerPoint presentation to stimulate conversation and introduce children to new vocabulary. Whatever way you use it, this Construction Photo Pack will prove a valuable tool for you. Photo Pack includes: 1 PowerPoint presentation with 41 slides 1 PDF file with 40 A4 high-resolution images for printing for display 1 PDF file with 40 postcard size images for printing and group work, 4 images per page Software: To view and print the PDF files you’ll need to use Adobe Reader on a computer. Download Adobe Reader for free at http://get.adobe.com/reader/ The PowerPoint file is fully editable so that you can tailor it for use in your classroom. Printing: You can print your files at school, home or at a print shop. For best results use bright white cardstock, set your printer to “high quality” and choose “plain paper”. To make the items more durable consider laminating each picture to make a handy resource or quick display. Copyright: All photos are copyright free images. All contents are released under Creative Commons CC0. Comments or questions: If you have any questions or comments about this pack or about other resources you’d like me to make available, then please email me at mirandacampbell@live.com. I’d really love to hear from you.
MissPepperPot
Hi-tech houses

Hi-tech houses

Hi-tech houses - test This test is about technology in the future, more precisely the house of the future. It has three distinct parts: reading comprehension, grammar and writing. Key included.
Olynj
Dyson Cards Science Product Design Engineering Spaghetti Bridges

Dyson Cards Science Product Design Engineering Spaghetti Bridges

Pupils' love being creative with this hands-on project. Students are tasked with creating bridge structure out of dry spaghetti with tape and rubber bands. In this first lesson, students are introduced compression and tension as well as the work of Brunel and in particular the Clifton Suspension Bridge. Students familiarise themselves with the keywords; structure, compression and tension before applying their understanding in the practical task which can be done in group or individually. The lesson has strong cross-curricular links, particularly with Science. Starter Activity Class discussion/individual tasks Practical (bridge building) Lesson is planned as a double (90/120 minutes) If you enjoyed this lesson, please see the other lessons in this or other Product Design series/SOW (where the full iterative design process is covered). In this unit, pupils will gain an understanding into what is product design and the creative process of a designer, from initial ideas, final isometric sketching, writing a specification and clay model making (prototyping).
elliottwalker
Gold Rush Assembly

Gold Rush Assembly

Gold Rush Assembly Four discontented groups - the Forty-Niners, the Wives, the Native Americans and the San Francisco Residents. And just one happy group - The Entrepreneurs. Looks like our Narrator has his work cut out, yet again! A tale of mixed fortunes - fortunately, the tragedy alleviated by plenty of humour along with a great playlist! Cast of 30 (easily adaptable up or down) Duration: 10 to 15 minutes not including music suggestions/routines (which could double length of performance) Other scripts on American history available from TES and www.plays-r-ussell.com Sample Text: Narrator: Oh my goodness. Where did all that Californian sunshine go? (Enter Group 1) Forty-niner 1: You still here? Forty-niner 2: He must have got left behind. (Enter Group 2) Wife 1: Like us! Forty-niner 3: (To others in Group 1) Run, boys! Looks like our wives have caught up with us! (Group 2 bar the way to Group 1 ‘escaping’) Wife 2: Nah! We decided it shouldn’t be you having all the fun! We’re coming too! (Collective groan from Group 1) Wife 3: You see, you are not the only ones with hopes around here. Music 2 Money Money Money – Abba (Performed by Group 2) (Group 1 applaud at end of ‘routine’) Forty-niner 3: Wow! Seems like we have some talent here! Forty-niner 4: Maybe we can cash in on that when we reach our destination. Forty-niner 5: Yeah! I’ve heard there’s plenty of opportunities in San Francisco! Forty-niner 6: Is that where we’re going? Forty-niner 7: (Holding up map) Well, it looks close enough to where all that gold is supposed to be! Forty-niner 8: So. What are we waiting for? Forty-niner 1: Come on, everyone! Let’s go find that gold! (Exit Groups 1 and 2, cheering loudly) Narrator: Wow! Amazing how quickly the mood can change around here! One minute right down in the doldrums. The next scaling the heights of delight! (Enter Group 4, muttering and scowling) Narrator: (To audience) Oh oh! Something tells me that moodometer is about to take another plunge for the worst! (Turning to Group 4) Hi guys! Something not quite right in your neck of the woods? San Francisco, I believe? S.F. Resident 1: Well, I wonder how happy you’d be if your neighbourhood was suddenly invaded Narrator: (Interrupting) Oh you mean by those ‘Forty-niners’?
suesplays