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Being Thankful: Writing Prompt Ideas for Thanksgiving

Check out these writing prompt ideas teachers can use to encourage their students to be thankful this Thanksgiving.

Ten Great Activities: Teaching With the Newspaper

Ten terrific classroom activities that use the newspaper to teach all sorts of valuable skills -- including reading and writing for meaning, map reading, media literacy, sequencing, word meaning, and math.

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Need more giveaways, freebies, and discounts in your life? Check out these offers and deals tailored towards educators that EducationWorld has gathered just for you.

Five Lessons Teach Students to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

For today's students, recycling is a way of life. But that doesn't mean students understand why we recycle. More than ever, that's important for students to know! A great place to go to start the learning process is Recycle City, a Web site from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Teaching Good Citizenship's Five Themes

These activities help develop K-6 students' understanding of good character and the five citizenship themes---honesty, compassion, respect, responsibility and courage.

Thanksgiving Lesson Plans and Activities

Find Thanksgiving-related articles, lesson ideas, site reviews, books, crafts and more.

Ten Parent-Teacher Conference Tips

Parents often provide valuable information during conferences that can help you refine your teaching strategies. When parents discuss their concerns early on in the school year, your future communications will be more effective.