K-5 Lesson Ideas

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Online Tools to Support Classroom Learning - Collection of online tools organized by skill.  Most of these tools can be used across multiple curriculum areas. These tools can be used with the whole group on the LCD projector, with the COWS, or on the classroom computers as a learning station.

Kindergarten Lesson Ideas

Fun With Shapes - Read aloud story about shapes and interactive shape activity.

Let's Make a Graph - Students will use data to make bar graph(s) online and answer questions about the graph(s).

Patterns - Complete online picture patterns.

Chickscope - The 21 day chick lifecycle and more.

Firefighter Protective Clothing Tour

Fire Engine Tour

4-H Virtual Farm

Salisbury Zoo

The National Zoo

Rebus Rhymes

 

1st Grade Lesson Ideas

Doodle Splash - Read a story and draw a "doodle" about your story.

Insect Hunt - Find the insects.

Let's Go Fishing for Sea Life - An online dictionary activity

Let's Make a Graph - Students use data and tally charts to make bar graphs online.

Patterns - Complete online picture patterns.

Butterfly Fun -  Complete a life cycle activity and color a butterfly picture online.  Additional Butterfly/Life Cycle activities included.

 

2nd Grade Lesson Ideas

Roller Coasters - Students build and test their own roller coasters.

Balance Activity - Use an online pan balance to explore weights.

Shape Sorter - Categorize and sort shapes using venn diagrams

Nutrition and You - Online activities about food groups and the food pyramid

3rd  Grade Lessons/Station Ideas

 

Travel the Underground Railroad - Travel the railroad to freedom.  Meet important people along the way.

Inventions - Investigate common inventions and inventors.

Running a Business - Make decisions about running a lemonade stand based on supply, demand, weather, etc.

Shape Sorter - Students use an online program to sort and classify shapes using a Venn diagrams

Tangrams - Use interactive online tangrams to complete the worksheet and answer questions.

4th  Grade Lessons Ideas

 

Electricity - Explore conductors, insulators, and electrical circuits.

Planet Research - Use selected Internet resources to research a planet.

Fraction Action - Students will use an online interactive program to represent, compare, and name fractions.

Tangrams - Use interactive online tangrams to complete the worksheet and answer questions.

Data Handling and Graphing - Online Graphing lesson and activities

Running a Business - Make decisions about running a lemonade stand based on supply, demand, weather, etc.

Virtual Aquarium - Keep the fish alive in a virtual aquarium for 30 days by making good habitat choices.

Book Reviews - Write an review of a book online.

5th  Grade Lesson Ideas

 

Changing Sounds - Students complete this interactive online activity about sounds. Print this worksheet in advance for students to record their answers.

How We See Things  - Students drag the mirrors to reflect the light onto the correct objects.  Print this handout in advance for students to record their findings.

Fraction Action - Students will use an online interactive program to represent, compare, and name fractions.

Tangrams - Use interactive online tangrams to complete the worksheet and answer questions.

Data Handling and Graphing - Online Graphing lesson and activities

Wacky Web Tales: Parts of Speech - Review the parts of Speech and write your own "Wacky Web Tale"

Book Reviews - Write an review of a book online.

Running a Business - Make decisions about running a lemonade stand based on supply, demand, weather, etc.

Investigating Biomes of the World - Study the different biomes.

Created on 4/20/2014 - Last updated on 4/20/2014