Title: Find the Fat
Students will experiment with and evaluate healthy and unhealthy foods. Students will take digital pictures and view during a class discussion about fat content in foods. Students will watch a video about healthy eating and exercise and respond to the experience through writing and drawing.
This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (0) 36:
Title: What a Character!
Kindergarten students will learn what a character is. Students will create characters using feelings, actions, and behavior. They will portray their characters and explain the choices they made to develop them.
Standard(s): [ARTS] THEA (0) 9:
Title: Who's Line Is It Anyway?
In this lesson students will learn about line of symmetry in real life objects. An interactive web lesson is used to engage students and give a multitude of real life examples with some interactive practice. The lesson also includes an art activity in the extension.
This lesson plan was created by exemplary Alabama Math Teachers through the AMSTI project.
Standard(s): [ARTS] VISA (2) 6:
Title: It's Great to be ME!
This lesson addresses the similarities and differences among people. Incorporating the literature of Eric Carle and a virtual field trip focusing on healthy habits and the five senses, students will have a greater sense of their connection to each other.
Standard(s): [TC2] (0-2) 7:
Title: Cookies and Rhyme
This lesson will help students reinforce reading readiness skills (rhyming) with a chant and activities. After reading the story,Who Took The Cookies From The Cookie Jar, the students will recite the word that rhymes with a word from the line in the story. A puppet activity and Internet games will reinforce rhyming skills.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (0) 36:
Title: Comparing Fiction and Nonfiction with '' Little Red Riding Hood Text'' Sets
Students discuss and compare differing versions of '' Little Red Riding Hood'' and other tales about wolves in cumulative read-aloud sessions and text set explorations.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (2) 30:
Title: Shhh! Bear's Sleeping: Learning About Nonfiction and Fiction Using Read-Alouds
Students explore the distinction between the fiction story Bear Snores On and the nonfiction book Every Autumn Comes the Bear.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (2) 10:
Title: Rain, Ice, Steam: Using Reading to Support Inquiry About the Water Cycle
Water is always moving in a continuous cycle from liquid to solid to gas and back again. Students study this never-ending cycle through shared readings, center activities, and experiments.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (2) 38:
Title: Sentence Quest: Using Parts of Speech to Write Descriptive Sentences
Students learn about sentences by listing verbs, nouns, and adjectives. They use word cards to create descriptive sentences and work in groups to create the longest sentences they can.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (2) 37:
Title: Two Thumbs Up! Get Students Writing and Publishing Book Reviews
Students evaluate book reviews written by other children, discussing their components and effectiveness, and write reviews of favorite books to record on video or post online.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (2) 34:
Title: Parts of Speech
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Title: Tell a Migration Story...With Interviews
In this Xpeditions student activity, students become reporters for the local newspaper and conduct interviews with someone who has migrated to their community. After they finish their interviews, students share what they have learned about their interviewees experiences, memories, and feelings about coming to live in their new community.
Standard(s): [SS2010] HGEO (9-12) 2: