# Elementary School Lesson Plans

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## Art

- Safety Safari PosterTeacher will create a safety hazard list and discuss personal safety with students....
- Making Pencil ContainersStudents will make pencil...
- Making a Word BookThis lesson plan can combine art and writing. The students will create a cover for their word book. The word book will consist of new words that they come across in their reading or what they hear...
- Christmas Scene and ParagraphIn this lesson, students will draw a Christmas Scene and then write a paragraph about the...
- Christmas Felt SceneIn this lesson, students will make a Christmas Scene out of felt. They will cut out patterns and glue the patterns on white construction...
- Being ThankfulThis lesson plan can be used the week of Thanksgiving. Students will draw a large circle and then smaller circles and lines pointing to the large circle. Inside the large circle, they will write...
- Christmas TreesStudents will have a Christmas Tree pattern on white construction paper, and then they will draw Christmas balls on the trees and write mother, father, brother's name, sister's name, and pets. This...
- Thanksgiving MuralThis lesson plan should be for fourth and fifth grade students. Students will draw a mural of the history of Thanksgiving. They will start with the first Thanksgiving and work up to the present...

## Computer

- A Fun Alternate Way to Teach Children Keyboarding1This lesson plan floor game teaches young children the keyboard using mnemonics, rather than mindless repetition, to help them remember key...
- A Fun Alternate Way to Teach Children Keyboarding2This lesson plan floor game teaches young children the keyboard using mnemonics, rather than mindless repetition, to help them remember key...
- Historical Fiction - ThanksgivingThis lesson plan is for fourth and fifth grade students. They will search for the beginning facts of Thanksgiving and write a fiction story with them as the main character and what happened to them...

## Games

- Quiet Game and Listening GameThis lesson plan is about two games: The Quiet Game and the Listening...

## Geography

- Learning About the GlobeIn this lesson, you will teach different terms so that students will increase their geography...

## Language

- Understanding and Identifying VerbsThis lesson is on verbs. Students will learn about action verbs, linking verbs, and passive verbs. They will also identify verbs in sentences. ...
- Troublesome Word PairsThis lesson is on troublesome word pairs. Students have trouble understanding different word pairs such as their/there. This lesson will help students learn to distinguish between the words in each...
- Teaching EnglishAre you looking for an interesting way to teach English? If you are, then this lesson is for you. First you draw a circle in the middle. Then, you draw lines out in different directions from the...
- Understanding Simple and Compound SubjectsThis lesson is on simple and compound subjects. Students will learn to identify a simple subject and a compound subject. I have explain simple and compound subjects, and I have exercises for...
- Understanding Simple and Complete PredicatesThis lesson covers simple and complete predicates. I have explained the difference and have given examples and exercises for you to use with your...
- Nouns and PronounsThis lesson is on nouns and pronouns. Students will learn the difference between an common noun and a proper noun. They will also learn about pronouns. Worksheets are also included in this...
- Parts of Speech MuseumThis activity will allow the students to apply their knowledge of the basic parts of speech while learning them. The students will create display boards that show visual and written examples of the...
- Missing VowelsIn this lesson plan, the students are to fill in the blanks with the missing vowels. Then, they will write sentences using the...
- Finding the Scrambled WordsThis lesson contains sentences with words that have scrambled letters. Students will locate the words and unscrambled the letters to form words. This will help students edit their own work,...
- Daily Language Exercises - SeasonsThis lesson plan contains five daily language exercises for students for one week....
- Animal WordsThis is a worksheet on animals. Students will fill in the missing letters to name the animal. The first letter is...
- Learning About Sentence StructureStudents will learn about nouns, subjects, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. They will also learn how to write sentences by adding adjectives and adverbs. This lesson plan would be more for third...
- Forming WordsThis lesson has two parts. Part One is putting compound words together. Part Two is putting the first part of a word listed in Column A with the last part of the word listed in Column...
- Spelling Worksheet -This lesson plan is over the rules of "ei" and "ie." Students will have a worksheet to...
- Choosing the Right WordsIn this lesson, students will choose the right word in sentences. This lesson would be for third through fifth...
- Past and Present Verb TensesStudents will write the present tense for the list of verbs. This lesson plan is for third grade through fifth...
- Building Your VocabularyStudents will read a book and write down any words that they do not understand. They will also look up the words in a dictionary and write down the definition and a sentence for each word. This...
- Mystery Words - Part OneThis is lesson contains a worksheet on mystery words. Students will solve the mystery words by the clues that are...
- Mystery Words - Part Two - School TermsThis is another worksheet on mystery words. Students will solve the mystery words by the clues that are...
- Completing a Christmas StoryIn this lesson, students will finish writing a Christmas story that I have included in this lesson. This story is a fantasy. ...
- Alphabetizing Words Beginning with L and MThis lesson consists of two parts. Part One consists of words that begin with L. Part two consists of words that begin with M. Students will put the words in alphabetical order. This...
- Alphabetizing VegetablesThis lesson is on alphabetizing vegetables. It is for third to fifth grade...
- Alphabetizing FruitThis lesson is on alphabetizing Fruit. It is for third through fifth grade...
- Grouping Fruits and VegetablesThis lesson is on grouping fruits and vegetables. This lesson is for fourth grade through fifth...
- Which One Doesn't Belong?Students will have twenty groups of words. They are to choose the word that doesn't belong in the group. This lesson is for seond through third grade...
- Find the Misspelled WordsStudents will have twenty groups of words. They are to choose the misspelled word in each group. This lesson is for third through fifth grade...
- Alphabetizing AnimalsStudents will have a list of animal words that they will write in alphabetical order. This lesson plan is for third through fifth grade...
- Occupations - Matching ExerciseStudents will have a list of occupations. They will match the occupation to the transportation they use, the equipment they use, or building they have. This exercise is for third through fifth...
- Alphabetizing Words Beginning with A and BThis lesson consists of words beginning with A and B. It has two parts. Students will write the words in alphabetical order. This is for fourth and fifth grade...
- Learning About HomonymsThis lesson consists of homonyms that students have had difficulty in learning such as hear/here, their/there, or to/too/two. This lesson is for third through fifth grade...
- Alphabetizing Words Beginning with C and DThis lesson consists of words beginning with C and D. It has two parts. Students will write the words in alphabetical order. This is for fourth and fifth grade...
- Alphabetizing Words with E and FThis lesson consists of words beginning with E and F. It has two parts. Students will write the words in alphabetical order. This is for fourth and fifth grade...
- Finding ErrorsThis lesson has a worksheet where students will look at the sentences and correct the mistakes. This lesson is for fourth and fifth grade...
- Adding PunctuationStudents will have sentences where they will put in the correct...
- Learning About ContractionsThis lesson will have a worksheet where students will write the words that stand for the contractions. This is for third to fifth grade...
- Learning About the DictionaryThis lesson is about the dictionary. Students will have a worksheet of different words. There are two parts to this lesson. Part One - Students will find the word that belongs in between the two...
- Spelling Words Puzzle IThis lesson contains a worksheet of spelling words that have missing letters. Students have to fill in the missing letters. This lesson is for third through fifth grade...
- Spelling Words Puzzle IiThis lesson contains a worksheet of spelling words that have missing letters. Students have to fill in the missing letters. This lesson is for second and third grade...
- Finding the SubjectIn this lesson, students will find the subject in the sentences. This lesson is for third through fifth...
- Finding the VerbsIn this lesson, students will find the verbs in the sentences. This lesson is for third through fifth...
- Finding the PronounsIn this lesson, students will find the pronouns in the sentences. This lesson is for third through fifth...
- Punctuation MarksThis lesson is about punctuation marks. Students will have a worksheet with the different punctuation marks. They are to write a definition and a sentence for each one. This lesson is for third...
- Writing Complete SentencesIn this lesson, students will write complete sentences. This lesson is for third to fifth grade...
- Alphabetizing Words Beginning with T and UStudents will learn to put words in alphabetical order. This lesson is for third through fifth grade...
- Alphabetizing Words Beginning with V and WStudents will learn to put words in alphabetical order. This lesson is for third through fifth grade...
- Identifying Complete and Incomplete SentencesIn this lesson, students will identify the sentences that are complete or incomplete. They will rewrite the incomplete sentences. This lesson is for third through fifth...
- Correcting Run-On SentencesIn this lesson, students will learn about run-on sentences This lesson is for third through fifth...
- Alphabetizing Words Beginning with N and OStudents will have a worksheet consisting of words beginning with the letter N and O. They are to put words in alphabetical order. This lesson is for third through fith grade. It can also be...
- Alphabetizing Words Beginning with G and HStudents will have a worksheet consisting of words beginning with the letter G and H. They are to put words in alphabetical order. This lesson is for third through fith grade. You can also use...
- Alphabetizing Words Beginning with I and JStudents will have a worksheet consisting of words beginning with the letters I and J. They are to put words in alphabetical order. This lesson is for third through fifth grade. You can also use...
- Finding Prepositional PhrasesIn this lesson, students will find the prepositional phrases in the sentences. This lesson is for third through fifth...
- Understanding PrepositionsIn this lesson, students will find the prepositions in the sentences. This lesson is for third through fifth graders. This lesson needs to be completed before the lesson on prepositional...
- Learning About HomonymsIn this lesson, students will write the homonym for the words listed in the worksheet. This lesson is for third through fifth grade...

## Literature

- Cooperation Through Puppet ShowsChildren will learn a story they want to turn into a puppet show, make their own puppets, and prepare and perform the show, working in small...
- Timmy's Christmas PresentsStudents will read the short story, Timmy's Christmas Presents and answer the questions about the story. They should answer the questions without looking at the story so they can develop reading...
- The Hidden TreasureStudents will read the short story, The Hidden Treasure and answer the questions about the story. They should answer the questions without looking at the story so they can develop reading...

## Mathematics

- M&m FractionsThis activity provides a fun and tangiable way for students to learn baisc fractions and be able to have a fun treat as a reward as well. The students will use the M&Ms to understand...
- Math - Word ProblemsThis lesson plan contains math word problems for students to read and...
- Math Problems - Feet and InchesThis lesson plan contains math problems on measurements (feet and inches)for students to...
- Understanding Coins - CountingIn this lesson, students will learn about the different coins: pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters. They will have a worksheet on this concept so they can count the...
- Matching Coins and AmountsIn this lesson, students will match the different coins: pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters. They will have a worksheet on this concept so they can match the coins in Column A to the amount in...
- Greater Than, Less Than, or Equal toThis lesson is on Greater Than, Less Than, or Equal To and the signs you use in each equation. Students will have a worksheet to...
- Worksheet - Telling TimeThis lesson contains a worksheet on time. You can use this for a math...
- Basic Math Review TestThis lesson contains a math test that you can give to students. This test consists of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division...
- Beginning Multiplication Worksheet - Part OneIn this lesson, students will have a worksheet of beginning multiplication problems. The problems are multiplying by ones and...
- Beginning Multiplication Worksheet - Part TwoIn this lesson, students will have a worksheet of beginning multiplication problems. The problems are multiplying by threes and...
- Beginning Multiplication Worksheet - Part ThreeIn this lesson, students will have a worksheet of beginning multiplication problems. The problems are multiplying by fives and...
- Beginning Multiplication Worksheet - Part FourIn this lesson, students will have a worksheet of beginning multiplication problems. The problems are multiplying by sevens, eights and...
- Finding PatternsThis lesson is about patterns. Students will look at the patterns in the worksheet and write the following pattern. They will also tell how they determined the pattern. This lesson is for fourth...
- Combining CoinsIn this lesson, students will group the amounts of coins into the smallest number of coins. This lesson is for 3rd through 5th grade...
- Comparing NumbersThis lesson is about comparing numbers. Students will have a worksheet where they will tell if the numbers are greater, smaller, or equal. This lesson is for third through fifth grade students. ...
- Finding Identical NumbersThis lesson is on finding identical numbers from a list of...
- Adding ShapesStudents will have a worksheet on shapes to complete. This lesson is for third to fourth grade...
- Shapes - Matching ExerciseStudents will match the words of shapes to the number of...

## Music

- The Musical Alphabet - Stepping UpThis lesson is on the musical alphabet. Students will learn about stepping up. I have study sheets and worksheets for you to use with your...
- Musical Alphabet - Skipping UpThis lesson covers the musical alphabet - A B C D E F G. Also, you will teach students about skipping up. I have included worksheets for students to do so they will understand skipping...
- Musical Alphabet - Stepping DownIn this lesson, students will learn about the musical alphabet and stepping down. You will have a study sheet and worksheets for the...
- Musical Alphabet - Skipping DownIn this lesson, you will teach the students skipping down. You can also review stepping up, skipping up, and stepping down. I have provided a study sheet for you to use and worksheets for...
- Learning Musical TermsIn this lesson, you will teach students musical terms. I have included a study sheet on the different terms. You will need to draw symbols on the board for these...
- Learning the Piano KeyboardIn this lesson you will teach the students the piano keyboard. I have a study sheet and worksheet included in this...
- Unscramble the Letters - Music TermsIn this lesson, you will give the students the worksheet on music terms. They are to unscramble the letters and then write the meaning of each...
- Grouping Musical InstrumentsStudents will learn about musical instruments and group them into these categories: percussion, strings, woodwinds, and...
- Unscramble the Musical InstrumentsStudents will unscramble the musical instruments...

## Other

- Unscramble the LettersThis is a puzzle where students will unscramble letters of familiar words. Then, they will write sentences using each of these...
- Finding Words - Thanksgiving WorksheetIn this lesson, students will find words in the following phrase: Thanksgiving is the time to be...
- Developing Memory SkillsThis lesson is about developing memory skills. You will gather items and put them in a box. You will use these items in the exercise that I have included in this...
- Resolving SituationsIn this lesson, students will read about two situations. In each situation, the characters experience some type of problem. Students will write out how they would resolve the situation if they...
- Christmas Words - WorksheetIn this lesson, students will have a worksheet of Christmas terms that they will unscramble to make...
- Spur of the Moment ActIn this lesson, you will tell a pair of students what they are to do on the spur of the moment. The other students will try and guess what the students are...
- Where Do I Belong? - Part TwoThis lesson is to help children learn how to organize books on the library bookshelves. The students will sit at the tables. Each student has four books that they need to place in the correct...
- Where Do I Belong? - Part OneThis lesson is to help children learn how to organize books on the library bookshelves. The students have a worksheet of different numbers and letters, and they have to place the numbers and letters...
- Thanksgiving WorksheetThis lesson is for third to fifth grade students. Students will unscramble the words listed in the...

## Physical Education

- Basketball RelaysIn this lesson, students will have basketball relays with the basketball. ...
- Shooting Baskets - Relay GameIn this lesson, students will need a basketball and divide into two teams. They will shoot baskets. The first team to complete their round wins the...
- Zombie Tag"Zombie Tag"- 1/2 of class are Zombies who must Walk, arms extended and legs stiff. Others, within a confined space may run, but once tagged they too become Zoobies. Continue until all are caught....

## Reading & Writing

- Elements of FictionThis lesson plan explains the elements of fiction. Students will learn about themes, settings, characters, plots, and point of view. By understanding these elements, students will understand the...
- Journal Writing Idea - PetsThis lesson plan consists of a journal writing idea about pets. This ideas is to help students start a journal and what can happen as a result of keeping a...
- Daily Edit - Lori's New PuppyThis daily editing lesson plan is a short story that I wrote. There are ten Daily Edits for you to give the students. One Daily Edit for each day. ...
- Spelling with VowelsTHEY SHOULD SPELL WORDS WITH VOWELS AND PICK THE WORDS OUT OF THE BOX AND FILL THE LETTERS IN THE MISSING...
- Avoiding Run-OnsThis worksheet will help students avoid run on sentences. The directions are to look at the run on sentence, and on the lines under it, write how the sentence should...
- Visualizing StoriesStudents will draw a picture of the story their teacher reads to...
- Reading Comprehension ExerciseYou will read a genre fiction story or a non-fiction story. As you read a page, you will stop and ask questions to see if the students remember what you...
- Writing A Fable - PetsThis lesson should be used with fourth and fifth grade students. It can also be used for middle school. Students will learn about fables and write their own fable using one of their pets (if they...
- Understanding Realistic FictionThis lesson is for fourth and fifth grade students. They will learn about the genre, Realistic Fiction, and then they will write a short story in that...
- Understanding Fantasy FictionThis lesson plan is for fourth and grade students. They will learn about fantasy fiction, and then they will write their own fantasy fiction...
- Writing A Book ReviewStudents will read a book a book of their choice and take notes while they read. Then, they will write a book review about the book they read. This is for fourth through fifth grade...
- Understanding Science FictionThis lesson plan is for fourth and grade students. They will learn about science fiction, and then they will write their own science fiction...

## Science

- Dinosaurs - EoraptorIn this lesson, you will teach students to identify Eoraptor by showing them pictures of the dinosaur and explaining details about...
- Understanding SeasonsThis lesson is helping children learn about the different seasons: fall, winter, spring, and summer. They will have activities to do for this...
- Unscramble the Letters - MammalsIn this lesson, you will have a worksheet for students to unscramble words of mammals such as kangaroos, bats, apes, rabbits, and other...
- Caring for School Pets - HamstersStudents will learn about caring for pets such as hamsters. Teachers have pets in their classrooms, so children need to learn how to care for pets. I will focus on...
- Learning About SoundsThis lesson will teach students about sound. They will hear different sounds, and then they will say which sounds they heard. This will develop auditory skills. You will use this lesson as a...
- Taking Care of PetsIn this lesson, you can talk to the students about taking care of pets. You can also have a veterinarian come to the classroom to talk to the students, or you can set up a time where you can take...
- Learning About TreesThis lesson is about trees. Students will draw a tree and label the different parts such as root, truck, branch, leaves, and twigs. This lesson is for fourth to fifth graders. It can be given to...
- Classifying Dog BreedsStudents will classify dogs into different groups such as small breeds, medium breeds, and large breeds. This lesson is for fourth and fifth grade students. It can also be used for sixth grade...
- Creating a Plant Cell JournalIn this lesson, students will create a journal on plant cells. This lesson is for fifth grade...
- Writing an Essay - the Circulatory SystemIn this lesson, students will write an essay on the circulatory system. This lesson is for fifth...
- Learning About HurricanesStudents will write an essay on hurricanes. This is for fifth graders for a science...
- Weather JournalStudents will write a journal about the different kinds of weather. For example, they can include hurricanes, tornadoes, sleet, snow, and other types of weather. This is for fifth grade...
- Learning About BearsThis lesson is about bears. You will teach the students the basic facts about bears. This lesson is for fourth and fifth...

## Social Studies

- Developing a Relationship with Senior CitizensThe purpose of this lesson is to help elementary school children develop relationships with their elders and recognize the importance of geneology....
- Solving Your ProblemsThis lesson is on solving your problems. Students will have different confrontations in their lives at home or at school. They need to learn how to handle their problems in the right...
- Learning About HonestyIn this lesson, you will teach the students about a character skill - honesty. You will have them read a short story I wrote and answer questions over the story. Then, you will discuss the...

## Special Education

- Making WordsThis lesson is on learning new words. Students will come up with letters by using two letters. For example, _____ an = Tan. They will put one or two letters in blank to make new words. ...
- Learning Opposite WordsThis lesson is on teaching words that are opposite from other words. Then, the students can write sentences for these...
- Alphabetizing WordsThis lesson is on teaching students how to alphabetize words. They do this by looking at the first letter of each word in the group. Then, they will write the words in alphabetical...

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