Category: Holiday and Seasonal Lessons

Remembrance Day Lessons For All Grades

Several bloggers have gotten together to share our best Remembrance Day lessons that can be adapted to suit the needs of various grade levels. What I love about this link up is the variety of lesson ideas offered by the other teachers. In our classrooms today, students are working at

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Read about fantastic ideas from real teachers about what they do in their classrooms to spread the message of giving not getting during the holiday season from the 2 Peas and a Dog blog.

Help Students Think About Giving Instead of Getting

During one of our weekly #2ndaryELA Twitter chats we discussed how to help students think beyond themselves during this holiday season. Teachers shared their fantastic ideas about what they do in their classrooms to spread the message of giving not getting. Read the discussion below to find some great ideas

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Great holiday gift ideas for teachers and other school staff.

Holiday Gift Ideas for School Staff

Holiday Gift Ideas for School Staff: It’s that time of year again when you want to get something special for those school staff who make going to work each day that much better. Below is a round up of great school staff gift ideas that are very easy to make,

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Tis the Season Ideas from Secondary Teachers

Several great Language Arts bloggers have gotten together to share their ideas for making the holidays a part of your classroom this season. Bring the Meaning of the Season To Your Classroom I like to get my students involved in thinking about how they can help others this holiday season.

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Remembrance Day Lesson Plans

Remembrance Day, Armistice Day, and Veterans Day are commemorated around the world, every year, on November 11 which marks the anniversary of the end of World War 1.  Every year, I try to come up with a meaningful way to commemorate Remembrance Day in my classroom. Below are some lesson

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Celebrating Fall Holidays With Middle School Students

When the fall holiday season arrives I like to change up my lessons to acknowledge the new season, and add some different activities to my lessons. My tip is to embrace the season, and all of it’s holidays. Holiday Themed Curriculum Activities  For Halloween in October, I like to work

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