We can't believe we're already talking about the end of the school year! Where has the time gone? It feels like just yesterday we were talking about Back To School night! As bittersweet as the end of the year may be, we would be lying if we didn't mention how fun it is to start thinking about Summer. That's why we're so excited to share these 5 lesson plans that are perfect for keeping the learning going!
Mother's Day may be full of flowers, kid-made breakfast in bed and hugs, but it would not be complete without a school made gift or card. We can't wait to share with you 5 projects that we think are worthy to be pinned on the all mighty fridge!
1. Mother's Day Scalloped Card
A picture, paper, and a few die cut shapes are all it takes to create this sweet Mother's Day card. Let your student's...
Do you think Science rocks? We sure do, and to prove it we've pulled some of our favorite science-related lesson plans. These made-for-you lesson plans, located in our planning calendar, are printer friendly and ready to go. Grab them to easily plan your week ahead!
#1- Working Thermometer and Lab FunGrade Level: 3-5, 6-8Curriculum: Fine Arts & Crafts, Math, Science, STEAM (Science, Tech...
It's National Zookeepers Week and we have 5 lesson plans that are so much fun you might find your class turning into a zoo by the end of the week!
Noah's Ark Display
Grade Level: 1-2, 3-5
Curriculum: Fine Arts & Crafts
Let your students enjoy playing out the story of Noah and the Arc with these standing animal characters and the arc. Your students can create short stories or plays with the animals, even pretend to be in a zoo. Take a look at the lesson plan here for more details and idea.
These may be mini books but there is nothing mini about the lessons they pack. We had so much fun gathering our top 5 favorite mini book lesson plans straight out of our Teacher Lesson Planning Calendar and we hope you enjoy them as well.
The first of our favorite mini books is this Travel Book Bundle die. We love using this die for a summer vacation recap or as a back to schoo...
The month of May is incredibly exciting with Mother's Day, Memorial Day, National Police Week and even International Respect For Chickens Day all just weeks apart. Here at Ellison we really enjoy a good reason to celebrate and any opportunity to teach! Below you will find some lesson plans we created in honor of these fun days and more.
Upcycle your catalogs, magazines, paper grocery bags and empty soda cans into gift bags and boxes, envelopes, holiday ornaments, windchimes and any other project you can dream up. With Ellison SureCut Dies and the Big Shot Pro Machine, you can teach your students about the benefits of recycling through many reusable possibilities.
Common Core State Standards
Reading Informational Text
Concept: Decorate a fun Frog Reader that doubles as a bookmark.
Objective: Use our clever, innovative Frog Reader for focused reading in any class or just for fun.
Recommended Grade Levels: 1-2, 3-5, 6-8
Curriculums: Common Core State Standards (CCSS), English Language Arts
English Language Arts: Reading for Perspective
K-12: Standard 1
Students read a wide range of print and non-print t...