Big Idea:Students will demonstrate their understanding of the story Grandfather's Journey by inferring and referring to details and examples as they ask and answer text-based questions during a close read.
Big Idea:The students will use a graphic organizer to construct a character sketch in order to introduce the main character, Bud. They will provide textual evidence to support their description of Bud.
Biology Essentials - Starting Your Year Off Right!
Big Idea:Lab safety is the cornerstone of an effective lab-science classroom. This lesson will review proper lab safety procedures, identify available safety equipment in your classroom, and review the Lab Safety Contract.
Big Idea:Students have heard the word "Respect" for many years in school by the time they get to 4th grade but sometimes they have a difficult time defining it. This lesson makes it very clear what respect looks like and sounds like when we are being respectful.