Projects to jump-start a class.
This book provides more than 75 tried-and-true, classroom-tested, teacher-approved projects designed for use in K-8 classes. The projects cover a broad range of subject areas, and they can be adapted to suit students of different abilities and learning styles, including children with special needs and those learning English as a second language.
Easy to set up and simple to complete, these inventive and inspiring projects are perfect for:
- Team-building exercises
- Helping to build knowledge and proficiencies based on students' current understanding
- Increasing cultural literacy and general knowledge
- Helping teachers fulfill curriculum requirements.
And they're also just plain fun!
Each project is warmly illustrated and features an at-a-glance overview of subject areas covered, time frames and required materials. A special Book Tie-Ins section helps teachers match reading materials to curriculum areas, and additional notes throughout the book provide information on everything from building a classroom library to understanding multiple intelligences.
- Butterfly Life Cycle
- Create a Country
- First Day Questionnaire
- Hear and Draw
- Leaf Pictures
- Play Money Spelling Bee
- Reading Awards
- Simulated Spacewalk
- Bottle Cap Tap Dancing
- Trivia Quiz.
Great Teacher Projects is a lifesaver for busy teachers with diverse classrooms and their various needs.