Writing about Winter (REC #13079)
This lesson uses a science theme to prompt children to discuss and write about characteristics of winter using invented spelling, beginning letter sounds, and word walls.
Pet Survey (REC #6214)
This lesson has the children and teacher creating and conducting a survey about pets of friends and family, and eventually analyzing the results..
The Bird Nest Project (REC #13859)
After spying a bird's nest in the play yard, the children began to build bird nests and put them on the fence top. Questions such as “What do birds eat?” and “Where do birds live?” fueled the project, which spanned nearly six months.