Each unit includes:
- over 20 reproducables
- projects, activities and ideas for all subject areas
- five science labs
- four math activities
- two mapping activities
- multicultural connections
- literature appropriate activities
- bibliography of appropriate literature
- list of related materials,vendors names and phone numbers.
- materials for labs or art projects
Your Hippity Hoppity Friends-
This is a primary unit (Grades K-3) focusing on amphibians. Literature connections include Frog and Toad and Frog Prince Continued. Math activities include measurement labs and story problems. Science activities include life cycle, food chain and frog/toad differences. Social Studies activities include mapping activities of different types of frogs throughout the world. Art activities include mask, puppets, and songs/poems.
Flying Feathered Friends-
This is a primary unit(Grade K-2) focusing on a variety of birds. Literature connections include Dabble Duck and Hamilton Duck. Math activities include measurement labs and tangram activities. Science activities include life cycle, food chain and body parts. Social Studies activities include mapping activities of the migration of waterfowl, and waterfowl throughout the world. Art activities include puppets and songs/poems.
Eliminate the Confusion-
This is an elementary unit(Grade K-6) focusing on understanding numbers and their value. Literature connections include Two Ways to Count to Ten and Wolf’s Chicken Stew. Math activities include estimation labs and number activities. Science activities include corn, centipedes, and beans. Social Studies activities include numbering systems from other cultures. Arts activities include paint and dough recipes, and a variety of 3-D art. Unique place value cards that assist students in learning place value quickly are included.
This is an upper elementary unit(Grade 3-6) focusing on linear measurement both metric or English. Literature connections include Much Bigger Than Martin and How Big is a Foot? Math activities include estimation and measurement labs. Science activities include centipedes and a variety of animals. Social Studies activities include comparisons of famous landmarks. Art activities include paint and dough recipes, and songs/poems.
This is an upper elementary unit (Grades 4-6) focusing on sports with an emphasis on Olympics. Literature connections include a reading comprehesion activities and vocabulary builders. Math activities include measurement olympics and logic puzzles. Science activities include floating and balance labs. Social Studies activities include international symbols and mapping. Arts activities include paint and dough recipes, and poems.
Soaring through Space –
This is a middle elementary unit (Grades 3-5) focusing on the solar system. Literature connections include Bartholomew and the Oobleck, a creative writing activity and a script for a Shuttle Mission play. Math activities include graphing and pie chart activities. Science activities include gravity and action/reaction lab. Social Studies include a variety of myths and planet report forms. Art activities include puppets and paint activities.
Dig Those Dinosaurs!-
This is a lower elementary unit (Grades 1-3) focusing on these extinct creatures. Literature connections include Daniel’s Dinosaur, The Dinosaur that Followed Me Home, Danny and the Dinosaur and a play from The Search for the Great Valley. Math activities include grow creature lab, grid enlargement and activities using large measurements. Science activities include a dinosaur bone excavation, fossil making, dinosaur differences labs. Social Studies include time line, dinosaurs around the world, and what happened to the dinosaur theories. Art activities include a flying pterodactyl, puppet, dinosaur skeleton and special dinosaur food.
Go Down Under –
This is an upper elementary unit (Grades 3-6) focusing on Australia, a place that is both a continent and a country. Literature connections include Where the Forest meets the Sea, Koala Lou, and Possum Magic. Math activities include patterning, boomerang lab, cooking recipes and planning a trip to Australia. Science activities include mining activity, animals of Australia, and growing creature lab. Social Studies activities include mapping activities, timeline, and aborigine information. Art activities include aborgine face painting, sand art, and creating a didgeridoo.
All units on CD