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Lewis and Clark: Louisiana Purchase(Reader's Theater Script)

Lewis and Clark: Louisiana Purchase(Reader's Theater Script)

On February 28, 1803, President Thomas Jefferson got approval by Congress for an expedition to explore the lands of the Louisiana Purchase. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were asked by President Thomas Jefferson to led the expedition. On May 14, 1804, the expedition called, the Corps of Discovery began. They would return home two years later, in 1806. The expedition helped to open up the west for expansion by people seeking a better life. Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee Talk Show Series of plays, Lewis Meriwether and William Clark are guests on Ms. Bie Ografee's Talk Show. They share information about their expedition to explore the Louisiana Territory. There is a Did You Know? section of fun facts, reading comprehension questions and a teacher section with lots of extension activities, links and the key. Other plays in the Ms. Bie Ografee’s Talk Show Series: The Vikings(A Visit with Leif Eriksson and his farther, Erik the Red, The Constitution(A Visit with James Madison, “Father of the Constitution”),Dr. Seuss, A Visit with Josh Crabtree, A Tory during the American Revolutionary War, Charles Dickens, Johnny Appleseed, Albert Einstein, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Bessie Coleman Sacagawea, George Washington Carver, Thomas Edison, Martin Luther King, Sequoia, Michelangelo, DaVinci, Tuskegee Airmen, Susan B. Anthony, Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, an interview with a groundhog, an interview with a leprechaun, an interview with Simon, victim of the Black Death, An Interview with Agent 355, a female agent in the Culper Spy Ring(Revolutionary War), Interview with a 49er from the California Gold Rush , Albert Einstein, Rachel Carson, Katherine Johnson and more. Gail's Website for Teachers/Kids My website for teachers/kids has lots of free materials:geography activities, short reads, factoids on different topics, news, career surveys, bell ringers and more.
gailhennessey
European Day of Languages 2017 Tutor Time/Lesson Activity Presentation

European Day of Languages 2017 Tutor Time/Lesson Activity Presentation

Short and snappy presentation for a tutor time (20 mins) or possibly as a starter activity in an MFL or non-MFL lesson. This is an excellent way to promote and raise the profile of modern foreign languages in your school. The presentation features: - A 'hook' activity to get students to work out which languages are being use on the first slide. Goes beyond the typical classroom-taught languages such as Spanish, French, German etc. and includes Macedonian, Russian, Norwegian and others. - Has a short (5 question) quiz about the countries of Europe, the EU and micro nations. - Explores the concept of European micro nations and disputed territories such as Abkhazia and Transnistria. - Encourages class/group discussion and 'student thought' when thinking about micro nations and what makes a nation. - Finishes with a Christian prayer, perfect for CofE schools. - Includes links to videos which explain the concept of micro nations in a child-friendly way. - Includes a link to a website containing an interactive map where students have to name all of the (recognised) countries of Europe to complete the map. - Slides include footnotes to answer any questions the students may have and to suggest ways of delivering the material.
tcnewman
Make Your Own Board Game Project

Make Your Own Board Game Project

A fun activity to do with a class over a series of lessons. Children work in groups to create their own board games. The powerpoint explains each stage of the process. Groups evaluate the games created by the other groups at the end of the project and fill out an evaluation score sheet. This score sheet is included.
makata82
5 - 10 Minute Morning Tasks

5 - 10 Minute Morning Tasks

A collection of short tasks for children to do when they come into the classroom in the morning. There are 34 different tasks and they are aimed at KS1 children. All can be done on a whiteboard and do not need any extra resources.
BW_helps_you
Year 1 comprehension bundle - Christmas around Europe

Year 1 comprehension bundle - Christmas around Europe

A collection of 20 comprehension activities for year 1 on the theme of Christmas around Europe. All the comprehensions contain a short piece of text with picture clues for tricky words and five simple questions. There are also accompanying PowerPoints for you to read the texts through with your class if you wish. This pack contains: 4 comprehensions on Christmas in Germany 4 comprehensions on Christmas in Spain 4 comprehensions on Christmas in France 4 comprehensions on Christmas in Poland 4 comprehensions on Christmas in Italy
blossomingminds
Stories Told by William Morris and Friends - A Resource To Support Key Stage 2 Literacy

Stories Told by William Morris and Friends - A Resource To Support Key Stage 2 Literacy

Stories Told by William Morris and Friends is a project that uses six art works and designs from William Morris Gallery's collection to support literacy at Key Stage 2. A visit to the Gallery can be built upon to create a half-term unit using the resources downloadable here. The resources consist of: Briefing Notes for teachers and adult helpers to help them talk about the six individual artworks (pictured) in the Gallery. Activity Sheets. These include one page sheets to help pupils explore individual art works in small groups rotating round the gallery spaces. They also include generic Story Frameworks and Scribe Sheets to help adults draw out language and their own ideas for stories from the artworks for further creative writing back at school. Background Information Notes. These provide a lot more contextual information about the stories and the artists and can be used by teachers for preparation or for research by upper Key Stage 2 pupils. Scheme of Work, developed to provide a six week unit of follow-up work linked closely to literacy objectives for Year 5 and 6 with suggestions on adaptations for earlier years. Powerpoint Presentations of the artworks, to support learning in the classroom. All images contained within these documents remain copyright of the William Morris Gallery. As such they may be used for educational purposes but should not be used for any commercial gain.
sharon_trotter
Year 1 comprehensions - Christmas in Poland

Year 1 comprehensions - Christmas in Poland

This resource contains 4 comprehension activities suitable for using with year 1 or lower ability year 2. They each contain a short piece of text with words that can be sounded out. There are three trickier words which have pictures to help children work out what they say. The text is followed by 5 simple questions. The theme in this pack is 'Christmas in Poland.' There are four different comprehensions: Advent in Poland Polish decorations Christmas Eve Polish food There is also a PowerPoint included in the pack containing a slide for each text so that you can go through the comprehensions before the children complete them. Each slide also contains 3 words that are trickier to sound out, with sound buttons underneath them. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
blossomingminds
Earth and Human Activity Worksheets (NGSS)

Earth and Human Activity Worksheets (NGSS)

Worksheets about Earth and Human Activity: 1. A “Color, cut and glue” activity about living beings and their habitats + Key; 2. A “Color, cut and glue” activity about the relationship between the needs of living beings and their habitats + Key; 3. Daily record of the weather and comparison with the weather forecast; 4. Research information about the weather forecast; 5. A “Color, cut and glue” activity about which clothes to wear accordingly to the weather + Key; 6. Build a Weather Chart; 7. Helpful/Harmful behaviours to the Earth+ Key; 8. Hands-on activity about designing solutions to weather related hazards + Teacher’s guide + Student’s worksheet; 9. I should…/should not… worksheet about helping the Earth; 10. How to be prepared to severe weather hazards + Key; 11. Severe weather definitions + Key; 12. A “Cut and glue” activity about renewable and nonrenewable natural resources + Key; 13. A Linking activity about renewable/nonrenewable energy + Key; 14. A “Cut and glue” activity about energy resources impact on the environment + Key; 15. Hands-on activity about designing and constructing an earthquake resistant building + Teacher’s guide + Student’s worksheet; 16. How to save water activity; 17. Writing activity about recycle, reuse and reduce waste to protect the environment; 18. Writing activity about actions that help the Earth; 19. A “Word search” activity + Key; 20. Activity about how water is used in our houses; 21. Worksheet about ways humans affect the environment + Key. NGSS: K-ESS3-1; K-ESS3-2; K-ESS3-3; 3-ESS3-1; 4-ESS3-1; 4-ESS3-2; 5-ESS3-1
BioGeoScience
Year 1 comprehensions - Christmas in Italy

Year 1 comprehensions - Christmas in Italy

This resource contains 4 comprehension activities suitable for using with year 1 or lower ability year 2. They each contain a short piece of text with words that can be sounded out. There are three trickier words which have pictures to help children work out what they say. The text is followed by 5 simple questions. The theme in this pack is 'Christmas in Italy.' There are four different comprehensions: December in Italy Nativity scenes Christmas food La Befana (the kind witch who delivers gifts on Epiphany) There is also a PowerPoint included in the pack containing a slide for each text so that you can go through the comprehensions before the children complete them. Each slide also contains 3 words that are trickier to sound out, with sound buttons underneath them. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
blossomingminds
Printable Coloring Journal Pages Bundle

Printable Coloring Journal Pages Bundle

If you're a coloring addict looking to expand your creative journaling arsenal, then look no further. This printable pack boasts a whopping 240 pages (60 designs in different 4 formats), and with a bulk discount of 50%, this pack all you'll ever need. - a grid format because bullet journals are awesome - small lines for those long love letters or diary entries - big lines because small lines can feel cruel at times - and a blank version to get your creative juices flowing! Find the perfect fit for your preferred journaling style, whether you like to write, draw or use a bullet journal. Each page is designed to print on a standard US Letter paper, but you can also use your “scale to print” function to resize them to any size you would like to include them in your current planner. This is all six of my printable coloring journal page packs also available individually on my store. ------------------------- Printable Coloring Journal Pages Bundle ------------------------- Number of Pages: 60 designs x 4 formats = 240 pages total File Format: Instant digital download - PDF within a ZIP file. Page Dimensions: 8.5 x 11″ (Letter) License: Personal or classroom use only
Sarahrenaeclark
Journal Pages | Steampunk Series | 10 Pack

Journal Pages | Steampunk Series | 10 Pack

This printable journal pages pack includes 10 different steampunk designs, with 4 formats available for each design: - a grid format because bullet journals are awesome - small lines for those long love letters or diary entries - big lines because small lines can feel cruel at times - and a blank version to get your creative juices flowing! Find the perfect fit for your preferred journaling style, whether you like to write, draw or use a bullet journal. Each page is designed to print on a standard US Letter paper, but you can also use your “scale to print” function to resize them to any size you would like to include them in your current planner. This is one of six printable coloring journal page packs available in my store. ------------------------- Product Specs: Journal Pages | Steampunk Series | 10 Pack ------------------------- Number of Pages: 10 designs x 4 formats = 40 pages total File Format: Instant digital download - 4 x PDF files with 10 designs in each PDF Page Dimensions: 8.5 x 11″ (Letter) License: Personal or classroom use only
Sarahrenaeclark
Journal Pages | Hearts Series | 10 Pack

Journal Pages | Hearts Series | 10 Pack

This printable journal pages pack includes 10 different hearts designs, with 4 formats available for each design: - a grid format because bullet journals are awesome - small lines for those long love letters or diary entries - big lines because small lines can feel cruel at times - and a blank version to get your creative juices flowing! Find the perfect fit for your preferred journaling style, whether you like to write, draw or use a bullet journal. Each page is designed to print on a standard US Letter paper, but you can also use your “scale to print” function to resize them to any size you would like to include them in your current planner. This is one of six printable coloring journal page packs available in my store. ------------------------- Journal Pages | Hearts Series | 10 Pack ------------------------- Number of Pages: 10 designs x 4 formats = 40 pages total File Format: Instant digital download - 4 x PDF files with 10 designs in each PDF Page Dimensions: 8.5 x 11″ (Letter) License: Personal or classroom use only
Sarahrenaeclark