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Each theme based unit covers all the main subject areas and includes lesson objective, common core standards, printable student handouts and key learning points.

 

Plants (Science - Grade 2) Lesson Objective: To learn about what a plant needs to grow

Plants (Writing - Grade 2) Lesson Objective: To write a story from the point of view of a redwood tree

Plants (Math - Grade 2)    Lesson Objective: To estimate and then measure the height of different plants

Plants (Reading - Grade 2) Lesson Objective: To read the book, Redwoods, and answer questions about the book

Harvest - Reading (GR 2) Lesson Objective: To read the poem, “Harvest Moon,” and then answer questions about the poem

Harvest - Reading (GR 3)   Lesson Objective: To read an excerpt from Little House in the Big Woods and use it as a starting point for a discussion about harvesting food.

Harvest - Social Studies (GR 2) Lesson Objective: To learn about and compare harvesting in pre-industrial times to harvesting now and how it has changed peoples’ lives

Harvest - Social Studies (GR 3) Lesson Objective: To learn about and compare harvesting in pre-industrial times to harvesting now and how it has changed peoples’ lives.

Harvest - Math (GR 2) Lesson Objective: To determine if a group of objects has an odd or even number

Harvest - Math (GR 3) Lesson Objective: To use multiplication and division to solve equations.

Harvest - Writing (GR 2)  Lesson Objective: To write a story about what it would be like at a harvest party

Harvest - Writing (GR 3)  Lesson Objective: To write an opinion on if harvesting was easier 100 years ago or now

Baseball - Writing (GR 3) Lesson Objective: To write a story from the point of view of a baseball

Baseball - Social Studies (GR 3) Lesson Objective: To learn about the history of baseball in America and answer questions about what has been learned

Baseball - Reading (GR 3)  Lesson Objective: To read a poem about baseball and then answer questions about it

Baseball - Math (GR 3) Lesson Objective: To use multiplication and division to solve equations

Animal Homes - Reading (GR 3)  Lesson Objective: To read a poem about animal homes and answer questions while referring to different stanzas of the poem

Animal Homes - Writing (GR 3) Lesson Objective: To write an imagined narrative about what type of home you would have if you were an animal

Animal Homes - Science (GR 3)  Lesson Objective: To learn about different types of animal homes

Animal Homes - Math (GR 3) Lesson Objective: To determine the perimeter of different shaped animal homes given the side lengths

Insects - Reading (Gr 2)  Lesson Objective: To read the poem, “A World of Bugs”, and answer questions about the poem

Insects - Reading (GR 3) Lesson Objective: To read a chapter from James and the Giant Peach and then answer questions relating to what was read

Insects - Writing (Gr 2) Lesson Objective: To write a narrative pretending to be an insect and describing what your body looks like

Insects - Writing (GR 3) Lesson Objective: To write a story about what the world would be like without insects

Insects - Math (Gr 2) Lesson Objective: To practice math facts using addition and subtraction

Insects - Math (GR 3) Lesson Objective: To use multiplication and division to solve equations

Insects - Science (Gr 2) Lesson Objective: To learn about what makes an insect an insect

Insects - Science (GR 3) There are over a million different types of insects in the world. There are insects that crawl and insects that fly.

Hockey - Reading (GR 2) Lesson Objective: To read the book, The Magic Hockey Stick and answer questions about the story

Hockey - Reading (GR 3)  Lesson Objective: To read an excerpt of a story about hockey and then answer questions about it

Hockey - Writing (GR 2) Lesson Objective: To write a story about what it would be like to be one of the first people to play hockey

Hockey - Writing (GR 3) Lesson Objective: To write a story in the perspective of a hockey puck

Hockey - Math (GR 2) Lesson Objective: To solve word problems involving time with the sport of hockey.

Hockey - Math (GR 3) Lesson Objective: To solve hockey word problems involving time

Hockey - Social Studies (GR 2)  Lesson Objective: To learn about the game of hockey and how it started

Hockey - Social Studies (GR 3)  Lesson Objective: To learn about the history of hockey and answer questions about what has been learned

Hibernation - Math (Gr 2) Lesson Objective: To use addition and subtraction to solve word problems

Hibernation - Math (Gr 3) - Lesson Objective: To use addition and subtraction to solve word problems involving time in regards to hibernation

Hibernation - Reading (Gr 2)  Lesson Objective: To read the book, Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep and answer questions about the story.

Hibernation - Reading (Gr 3) - Lesson Objective: To read a myth about why bears hibernate and discuss the message conveyed in the myth.

Hibernation - Writing (Gr 2) Lesson Objective: To read the book, Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep and answer questions about the story.

Hibernation - Writing (Gr 3) - Lesson Objective: To write an imagined narrative about hibernation

Hibernation - Science (Gr 2) Lesson Objective: To learn about animals that hibernate and then answer questions about them.

Hibernation - Science (Gr 3) - Lesson Objective: To learn why animals hibernate and then answer questions related to that information

Migration - Reading (Gr 2)  Lesson Objective: To read the book, Hurry and the Monarch and answer questions about the story

Migration - Reading (Gr 3) - Lesson Objective: To read a legend about migration and then answer questions about it

Migration - Writing (Gr 2) Lesson Objective: To write a story explaining if you would like to migrate and why

Migration - Writing (Gr 3)  - Lesson Objective: To write an opinion indicating whether it is better for animals that migrate to live in groups or not

Migration - Math (Gr 2) Lesson Objective: To determine if a group of objects has an odd or even number

Migration - Math (Gr 3) - Lesson Objective: To use multiplication and division to solve and write word problems

Migration - Science (Gr 3) - Lesson Objective: To learn what migration is and why and how animals migrate

Migration - Science (Gr 2) Lesson Objective: To learn about why animals migrate and then answer questions about them

Snowflakes - Reading - (Gr 3) Lesson Objective: To read a poem about winter and then answer questions about it

Snowflakes - Writing - (Gr 3) Lesson Objective: To write an imagined narrative about being a snowflake

Snowflakes - Math - (Gr 3) Lesson Objective: To use multiplication and division to solve word problems

Snowflakes - Science - (Gr 3) Lesson Objective: To learn what snowflakes are and how they are formed

Snow - Reading (Gr2)  Lesson Objective: To read the book, Snow, and answer questions about the story

Snow - Writing (Gr2)  Lesson Objective: To write an informational piece explaining what was learned about snow

Snow - Science (Gr2)  Lesson Objective: To learn about snowflakes and then answer questions about them

Snow - Math (Gr2)  Lesson Objective: To answer questions based on a bar graph

Football - Reading (Gr2) Lesson Objective: To read the poem, “Running Back,” and then answer questions about the poem

Football - Reading (Gr3) - Lesson Objective: To read an excerpt from a book about football and then answer questions about that excerpt.

Football - Writing (GR 2) Lesson Objective: To write a story about what it would be like to be the football in a game

Football - Writing (Gr 3) - Lesson Objective: To write the rest of the story based on the chapter read from Touchdown Kid.

Football - Math (Gr2) Lesson Objective: To practice math facts using addition and subtraction

Football - Math (Gr 3) - Who's ready for football? Use multiplication and division to solve equations!

Football - Social Studies (Gr2) Lesson Objective: To learn about the game of football including the rules and scoring

Football - Social Studies (Gr 3) - Lesson Objective: To learn about the history of football in America and answer questions about what has been learned.

 
Stars - Reading (GR 2)  Lesson Objective: To read a fable about stars and then answer questions about it
 
Stars - Reading (GR 3) - Objective: a myth about a constellation and discuss the message conveyed in the myth.

Stars - Writing (GR 2)  Lesson Objective: To write a narrative on a star’s name including details on why that name was chosen

Stars - Writing (GR 3) Lesson Objective: To write a myth about an imagined constellation

Stars - Science (GR 2)  Lesson Objective: To learn about stars and then answer questions about them

Stars - Science (GR 3) - Lesson Objective: learn about how a star is formed and then answer questions related to that information

Stars - Math (GR 2) Lesson Objective: To use addition and subtraction to solve word problems

Stars - Math (GR 3)  - Lesson Objective: To use multiplication and division to solve word problems.

Life Cycle - Reading (GR 2) - Lesson Objective: To read the story, The Frog Prince, and then answer questions about the story. 

Life Cycle - Reading (GR 3) -  Lesson Objective: To read an excerpt from Trumpet of the Swans and discuss how it relates to the life cycle of swans.

Life Cycle - Writing (GR 2) - Lesson Objective: To write an opinion about how they would react to meeting the Frog Prince.

Life Cycle - Writing (GR3) - Lesson Objective: To write the rest of the story based on the chapter read from The Trumpet of the Swan

Life Cycle - Science (GR 2) - Lesson Objective: To learn about where frogs life, the life cycle of frogs and then answer questions about the life cycle

Life Cycle - Science (GR 3) - Lesson Objective: To learn about the life cycle of trumpeter swans and then answer questions about the life cycle

Life Cycle - Math (GR 2) - Lesson Objective: To use addition and subtraction to solve word problems

Life Cycle - Math (GR 3) - Lesson Objective: To use multiplication and division to solve word problems