Free Social Problem Solving Task Cards for Elementary Kids - Social Skill ThinkingThis Social Problem Solving Task Cards set is a free sampler of 10 fun task cards that highlight social scenarios and situations that kids can discuss and identify how they would solve each situation.
Watch this 3-minute highlight of Washington DC for Kids. Take a trip through our nation's capital with your students and lead a discussion with them pointing out American symbols that they see in the video.
Current events are a great way to keep kids informed of what is going on in the world around them. This current event sheet and rubric allows students to choose an article that interests them to share with the class. They must highlight important key events, answer questions and write a summary. Students then present their current event to the class on an assigned day.
Pixar's "Day and Night" short film. I used this today for a first grade science lesson on day sky vs. night sky and it was a PERFECT set. It highlights some of the good things about each to get the wheels turning in their head, and the kids really enjoyed it! I followed it up by a Venn diagram of day and night that we completed as a class.
National Geographic Young Explorers = National Geographic Young Explorers is a magazine designed specifically for kindergarten and first grade students. Children can listen to the magazine being read to them as they follow along with the highlighted text. It is a great way to bring interesting non-fiction stories into reading center time.