If You Give Students a Part of Speech

This is a co-post by Lauren Alvarez and Audrey Muller. This activity is aimed towards kindergarten or first grade classes. It focuses on basic parts of speech including nouns, verbs, and adjectives. Students will have three multiple choice questions followed by a fun final one about parts of speech relating to the book If You […]

Behavior Choice Activity

Through this activity, students can learn how their emotions affect others. By interacting with the different behavioral options, students will develop a further understanding of the consequences that may occur as a result of different behaviors. Aimed at 3rd grade students, the choices are relatively simple. Our hope is that students will be able to […]

Let’s Work Together!

When working with young students, it is important to teach them the concept of teamwork and working together! Teamwork is a skill that everyone needs in the future, so teaching students at a young age about working together is very beneficial. With teaching the students about teamwork, we can show them that by working with other people, they can get new ideas, and even finish their work faster!  By showing students the importance of teamwork at a young age, they will be able to learn a lifelong lesson that they can carry on into adulthood.  […]

Mini lesson: California Missions

Visual Thinking Strategies Activity I used Creative Commons to find these images of the different California missions. I specifically found photos featuring the main buildings so that students can compare the images. Students will use their prior knowledge of the missions and descriptive language to describe each of them. They will practice their writing skills […]

Bullying & Cyberbullying

Unfortunately, bullying and cyberbullying is still present in our classrooms today. It is an important issue that teachers must address because it can seriously affect the well-being of a student. We need to create environments that make our students feel comfortable and safe. I believe discussing this topic will build awareness of what bullying/cyberbullying is, […]