Have students interview their parents about certain historical events, taking notes about where they were and what they remember, to share later with the class.
Focusing on the Cumberland Gap, Oregon Trail, Santa Fe Trail, and Chisholm Trail, students will incorporate research, creative writing and design skills.
Needing to do exercises looking up words in the dictionary based on the guide words at the tops of pages, but you can’t round up enough dictionaries? Every year when the new phone directories come out, round up enough of the old ones for each student to have one.
The classic childrens novel by E.B. White opens a world of possibilities for classroom projects and lesson plans. Full of themes involving friendship, loyalty, farm animals, this list goes on and on. In fact, we have a rather long list, submitted by another one of the dedicated T2T contributors. While these ideas aren’t complete lesson plans, we know a little creativity can go a long way.
It seems everyone is looking for a gift that students can make for their parents, family and friends. Never fear, Teachnet.com is here! Magnets are a fun and easy-to-make gift that your students will love.
If you sense the Web is one big ego trip, it would follow there would be lots of resumes, and resumes there are. So if you need a good computer, business or English class project with real-world applications, or want to turn students loose on a mission on the Web, have them research and write resumes. And for teachers, it never hurts to have a current resume on file. You may not need it for a new job, but it can be timely and impressive at evaluation time.
Rhyming and writing poems for all grade levels.
Students will incorporate writing skills with an awareness of public issues.
An assortment of random images from magazines become the basis for a creative writing assignment.
Have students construct a creative writing piece from old newspapers or magazines, using a random assortment of photos and pictures. Collages to accompany their writings make a nice wall display.