Apples Lesson Grades 1-3 Teacher Directed Lesson & Activities
The theme of Apples is a good topic for Autumn. Use the information provided for teacher input and bulletin board ideas to stimulate your students' interest and curiosity in apples. Share the poems with your students and implement the teaching...
April in Canada Reading Lesson Grades 1-2
Students will read and learn the facts and celebrations in the month of April. Each topic contains an information story and a follow-up exercise designed to review and develop strong phonetic skills. Skills practiced: Long ā Vowel review/Classifying. The vocabulary...
Autumn in Canada Reading Lesson Grades 1-2
Students will read and learn about the changes and celebrations during Autumn in Canada. Each topic contains an information story and a follow-up exercise designed to review and develop strong reading and phonetic skills. Skills Practiced: Classifying Information | Rhyming....
Autumn in Canada Reading Lesson Grades 2-3
Students will read about autumn in Canada. Each topic contains an information story and follow-up exercise designed to review and develop strong reading and phonetic skills. Skill Practiced: Recalling Facts | Antonyms | Long/Short Vowels The vocabulary list may need...
Christmas Tales Grades 2-3
A wide range of children's picture books with a published theme, including such favorites as Little Bear, Arthur, and The Night Before Christmas, is used with these activities to assist children to develop critical literacy skills in reading comprehension, creative...
Dragon Boat Racing Lesson Gr. 4-6
Dragon Boat Racing has become a very popular sport in Canada. The information reveals its history and the modern-day usage of these large boats. The follow-up promotes reading and classifying factual information.
Easter Lesson Gr. 4-6
Easter is a very special period for Christians. The information may be used to inform students of the customs, traditions, and symbolism of Easter. The follow-up may be used to promote a reading skill.
Flower Festivals Lesson Gr. 4-6
Canada has the world's largest Flower Festival, named the Canadian Tulip Festival and it is held in Canada's capital city, Ottawa. This blaze of colour in May was given to Ottawa by a very thankful queen. Your students will find...
Get the Rabbit Habit Theme Grades 1-2
Celebrate Easter with these skill-based activities that provide practice in phonics, word study, reading, and critical thinking. Chicks, eggs, bunnies, and chocolates are some of the themes that will delight your students as they learn.
Groundhog Day or Candlemas Lesson Gr. 4-6
February is the only month that honours an animal. Everyone welcomes our weather prophet the groundhog on Groundhog Day and awaits his forecast. Your students will enjoy reading about the history of Groundhog Day and will have fun completing the...
Halloween Lesson Gr. 4-6
Halloween is celebrated on October 31. This night is filled with many ancient traditions. Students will enjoy reading the information to find out why Halloween is celebrated and from where the traditions originated. The follow-up activity will test how well...
Hanukkah Grades 4-6 Teacher Information & Worksheets
Hanukkah or The Festival of Lights is celebrated in late November or early December. This eight-day celebration is filled with traditions that took place 2 000 years ago. Your students will enjoy reading about this celebration and completing the follow-up...
Holi Gr. 4-6 E-Lesson Plan
Holi is a joyous festival celebrated in a variety of ways. Students will enjoy reading the information that describes the customs and traditions enjoyed by Hindus during this spring festival. The follow-up reinforces mapping and researching skills.
International Children's Book Day Gr. 4-6 E-Lesson Plan
The International Children's Book Day is celebrated to promote children's books around the world, since it falls on the anniversary of Hans Christian Andersen's birthday share this author with your students. The information contains a biography of his life and...
Jewish Religious Festivals Gr. 4-6 E-Lesson Plan
Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot are Jewish religious celebrations that fall in September or October depending on their religious calendar. Your students will enjoy reading about the history, traditions, and food pertaining to these celebrations.
Purim Gr. 4-6 E-Lesson Plan
Purim is a fun-filled holiday celebrated by the Jewish people.Students will enjoy reading the biblical story of how Esther saved the Jewish people from the whims of an evil villain.The follow-up reinforces a reading skill.
St. Nicholas Day Gr. 4-6 E-Lesson Plan
Saint Nicholas Day is held on December 6. In some places, gifts are given on this day. It is a day celebrated in honour of a famous Saint who was kind to the poor and children. Your students will enjoy...
St. Patrick's Day Grades 1-3 Teacher Directed Google Slides & Printables
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day on March 17 with your students by having a green day. Use the teacher's information to explain why this day is important. Share the poems or use them for choral reading. Use the reproducible to reinforce,...
Storybook Land of Witches Grades 2-3
Storybook witches live in an enchanting land of make-believe. This individualized reading program contains open-ended activities that can be used with any book on witches. This resource contains comprehension, word study, and creative writing activities.
Thanksgiving Gr. 1-3 E-Lesson Plan
Thanksgiving is a very popular celebration. Use the information for teacher input and the suggested activities to promote this special event. Use the reproducible worksheets to reinforce the following skills: Classifying, Initial Consonant Tt, and the reading skill Recalling Information.
The Iroquois Midwinter Ceremony Gr. 4-6 E-Lesson Plan
The Iroquois Midwinter Ceremony is held in either January or February depending on the stars and the new moon. Your students will enjoy reading about the different ceremonies, games, and dances performed during the nine days that it is held.