Who Am I? - Community Helpers Powerpoint Game #1
My first Social Studies PPT Game! This "Who Am I" game will be tons of fun for your students. There are 10 questions and you just click on each question to go to it. Each question has 3 clues and student have to guess which community helper it describes. Clues include tools they may use, what they do, and where they may work. Great as a whole class or rainy day activity.
"Paws" for Career Exploration
This month we are focusing on Careers at our school. At the elementary level we help children become aware of the many opportunities in t...
Community Helpers Crafts Bundle 1 | Career Day Activities
Community Helpers Cut and Paste Set that includes directions and patterns to make all 10 projects!
What kind of engineer should you be?
STEM Personality Quiz: What type of engineer should you be? This is a super way to introduce the concept of real-world application to your students?
My First Resume
I stumbled upon a great resource, Career Activities Book, published by the Texas Workforce Commission. There are a variety of activities to help students understand the concept of self-knowledge, the development of a basic understanding of interests, likes and dislikes and how to interact with others. The various activities are also designed to raise awareness of the relationship between work and learning, the awareness of how work relates to the needs and functions of society and the…
In 20 Years
I am officially on Spring break! Two whole weeks off to rest and get ready for the home stretch of this school year! :-) I am so excited to catch up... on chores, seeing friends I haven't seen since Christmas, blog stalking, and so much more! Here is one of my very favorite art/writing projects we do all year!!! They always turn out adorable and they never fail to get some laughs from the adults! I got the idea from Patty at Deep Space Sparkle. If you haven't checked out her blog, you…
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This is a cross curricular writing/social studies activity for children to apply to become an astronaut. This document includes two versions of the application, each in color and black and white. If you enjoy this application, please check my TPT store for MANY other applications. I have applicati...
How Do I Become A. . .Career Research Lesson
How Do I Become A. . . is a career research and planning lesson that helps students research a potential career that's perfect for them.
In second grade we have started talking about what we will want to be someday. Someday written by Eileen Spinelli has a fun approach to talking about our futures. Our main character dreams about what she'll be doing someday...like eating with the president and discussing world peace, then she lets us in on what her life is like now...sitting across from her brother who's face is covered in food. It allows students to see the possibilities that are out there and how they connect to everyday…
For many schools across the country, this year is going to be a big time of transition as the Common Core State Stardards are implemented. I’ve been working on several units which integrate those s…
Teacher resources, classroom photos and management, thematic teaching ideas for throughout the year, and tips for teaching reading, writing, and math.
The timing of Pixar's new film, Monsters University, couldn't have been better. Perusing typical university webpages can be a bore for elementary students, but checking out Monsters University is a very different experience! First, we watched a message from the dean: After taking a quick pre-visit survey (you can download it here), students were free to explore the website to find out what college life is all about. I had 3 focus questions students were to investigate: What are some of the…
Curious George . On the Job
CURIOUS GEORGE is an animated series based on the popular books by Margret and H.A. Rey and airs daily on PBS KIDS. Aimed at preschool viewers (ages three to five), the goal of the series is to inspire children to explore science, engineering, and math in the world around them. And what better guide is there for this kind of exploration than the world's most curious monkey?