Lesson Ideas

Lesson Idea: Responding to Visual Arts

Students will respond to visual art by applying criteria to evaluate artistic work. Grade Level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12Subject Area: Fine ArtsFor a...

Lesson Idea: Making Predictions in a Story

Students will read Catch that Goat!: A Market Day in Nigeria and make predictions about what will happen next in the story.Grade Level: K-2Subject...

Lesson Idea: Shape Attributes

Students will create shapes having specified properties and describe the defining attributes. Grade Level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8Subject Area: MathFor a...

Lesson Idea: Create a Digital Story

Students will identify the main character, setting, and plot of a story. Then, they will create their own original story and have their peers...

Lesson Idea: The Medium and the Message

The purpose of this lesson is to encourage students to consider how different types of media about the same subject enable deeper understanding of a...

Lesson Idea: Design and Describe a Home

This lesson challenges students to design a house using a room planning app. Students will then describe the furniture in their house in the target...

Lesson Idea: What If?

The purpose of this lesson is to have students explore how the loss of a particular historical event, scientific discovery, math theorem, or art...

Lesson Idea: You Can Quote Me On That

The purpose of this lesson is to have students learn about an important figure in the content area. This lesson could be used to learn new...

Lesson Idea: Designer STEM

The purpose of this lesson is to have students explore content-related standards in science, math, or art through architectural design.Grade Level:...

Lesson Idea: Visual Music

This lesson will focus on how students analyzing a piece of music through musical elements and visualization can reinforce their working definitions...

Lesson Idea: Small Talk

In this lesson, students will be challenged to participate in a conversation while embodying the persona of a historical figure, literary figure, or...

Lesson Idea: Persistence Through Self-Affirmation

Students will create self-affirmation graphics by identifying positive goals and personal strengths.Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8Subject Area: WellnessFor a...

Lesson Idea: Musical Emotions

In this lesson, students will be asked to reflect on how music provokes different emotions, and how their own thoughts, feelings, and hopes connect...

Lesson Idea: The Floor is Lava

Are you ready for a daring, high flying adventure to test your physical strength?  The Floor is Lava will get your students moving in new ways to...

Lesson Idea: Weather Watchers

In this lesson, students will record weather observations to describe patterns over time. Grade Level: K-2Subject Area: ScienceFor a detailed...

Lesson Idea: Social Media Story

In this lesson, students will use their prior knowledge of human developmental stages to create social media threads, stories, or conversations....

Lesson Idea: Self-Selected Physical Activity

To strengthen their physical literacy, students will reflect on the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression,...

Lesson Idea: Mystery Numbers

Students will use mathematical reasoning to guess a secret number within a range of numbers by refining their guesses based on teacher response.Grade...

Lesson Idea: Digital Citizen Comic Strips

Students will create comics to illustrate the practice of responsible digital citizenship in the use of technology. Grade Level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8,...

Lesson Idea: Science eBooks

Students will create their own eBook based on a topic of study. Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12Subject Area: ScienceFor a detailed description of the...