Is review time a deadly bore for you and your students? Add a little fun to review time and you might be surprised. Games will spice up reviews, revive interest, and ensure retention. Included: Five activities for use in all subjects, all grades.
End-of-Year Projects #1
Keep students engaged til the end. Fill the final days of the school year with these lessons.
Each May, students compete in the National Spelling Bee. But, in most classrooms, spelling is a yearlong activity -- and Education World has all the resources you will need to spark excitement about spelling. Find spelling games and more to help students spell up a s-t-o-r-m.
Asian Heritage Month
Explore the culture, the people, the literature.
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, but everyone knows that kids need physical education all year long. Thats why Education Worlds archive teems with article, lessons, resources, and activities focused on PE.
Fantastic Field Days
Dozens of ideas, plus tips for field day success.
What does Memorial Day mean to your students? Do they grasp the significance -- or the sheer number -- of American men and women who have died serving our country so the rest of us might enjoy freedom? Included: Five lessons help students understand the meaning of Memorial Day -- plus links to more than 2 dozen additional lessons.
Childrens Book Week
Celebrate Book Week (May 10-16) with these activities, crafts, projects, much more.
Lesson Plan of the Day
See lesson plans posted on recent days. Search for lessons by subject.
Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks Math Games With Joanne and Jane
This week: Zap teaches addition facts.
Vicki Cobbs Show-Biz Science
Discover how potato chips stay fresh.
News for Kids
Bluefin Tuna Farms Come Under Fire
Much of the worlds tuna is raised on farms that many environmentalists would like to shut down.
Learning Game of the Week
Slice of Life has students graphing daily activities.
Practice math facts using this easy-to-play card game.
Special Activities for This Week
Look Whos Growing to First Grade! (Graduation)
Make a Beehive
Are You An Ant? (Sentence Sense)
Aprons for Everyone
Salad That Sings
From the Learning Machine
Explore the coolest resources on the Web.
From the Math Machine
Disguise Combos is a fun Web site for teaching probability and problem solving. (Grades 2-5)
Use Star Finder to explore the topic of astronomy. (Grades 4-8)
From the Reading Machine
Supernova Sentence Puzzles reinforces parts of speech, homophones. (Grades 1-6)
Teacher-Submitted Lesson Plans
Teacher Lesson #1
For Memorial Day, students' essays build a classroom Wall of Peace.
Teacher Lesson #2
A traffic light as a tool for improved writing.
Teacher Lesson #3
How is math used in favorite sports, hobbies?
More Lesson Ideas
Book Report Makeover
Backpack-tivities (Homework Activities)
Technology Lesson Plans
Bulletin Boards That Teach
WOW, Watermelon! -- A fun end-of-year bulletin board gets students thinking about summer.
Month of Fun: May
See some timely, fun, and educational Web resources for kids:
Transportation Crossword Puzzle (Grades 1-3)
Stock Market Vocabulary Matching Game (Grades 9-12)
Volcano Word Unscramble (Grades 3-6)
Past Tense Verbs Quiz (Grades 2-4)
Measurement Matching Game (Grades 4-8)
Air Pollution Word Search (Grades 9-12)
English-Latin Matching Word Game (Grades 6-12)
Just for This Month!
See our May Month of Fun, May Word Search, and May Coloring Calendar. PLUS! Create your own work sheets for this months holidays and special days.