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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

FREE Martin Luther King, Jr. Handouts

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. starts with uncovering basic facts. Use the handouts below to introduce students to the civil rights activist:

Learn more about Martin Luther King, Jr. by watching the videos below:

For younger students:

For older students:

Take a look at the top books about the era to read more about Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights period.

Next, use journal prompts for student writings, active learning projects, or for small/whole group discussions:

Remember to celebrate the life and contributions of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by reciting his famous "I Have a Dream" speech from the National Archives.

Finish up the lesson with some FREE MLK word puzzles by clicking here.

Enjoy celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. and his accomplishments and contributions!
Beth, Educator Helper

Sunday, January 6, 2019

FREE Chinese New Year Student Books Activities

Celebrating a new year happens across the world! One of the most interesting New Year's celebration is in China. It offers students opportunities to learn more about our Asian neighbors and their traditions. 

Begin with an overview of the New Year celebration:

Elementary students:

Upper Elementary/Secondary students:

Students will also enjoy the Chinese New Year 2019 song that incorporates dance with parade festivities:

A great supplement to your unit is the Chinese New Year Student Books activity:

For the full packet, click here.

New Year's celebrations occur all around the world, so enjoy festivities that encourage students to embrace and share their heritages and traditions!

Happy New Year!
Beth, Educator Helper

Sunday, December 23, 2018

A Merry Christmas Wish and FREE Coloring Sheets

May you enjoy the magic of the Christmas season...

Have a Merry Christmas!
Beth, Educator Helper

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Help Santa Find His Missing Suit!

Get up and moving this Christmas season while practicing and engaging with sight words! Click here to get the full Get Fit Action Story from Amped Up Learning

Where is Santa's missing red suit? Help Evie the elf as she recruits other elves, reindeer, and snowmen to help find Santa's red suit. Will Santa's famous yearly trip be delayed?

Each page contains action word(s) for students to physically act out. 

Words include: 

1. snored
2. danced a jig
3. hummed
4. checked and double checked
5. shook hands
6. whistled
7. looked under
8. tiptoed
9. pawed
10. searched
11. made snowballs
12. tossed
13. hop
14. shook their heads and yelled, “No!”
15. jumped up and down
16. slowly cracked open the door
17. peeked
18. waved
19. shouted, “Ho, ho, ho…Happy holidays!”

Engage students in learning processes while celebrating the holiday season. 

Merry Christmas!
Beth, Educator Helper

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Christmas Goodies to Make & Give

Ready for some make and give freebies to celebrate the holidays? 

Start the holiday season off right with some FREE fun movie puzzles! Click here or visit Amped Up Learning to pick up this FREE packet:

FREE 44 ornaments to make and give--download the FREE file here or at Amped Up Learning:

Christmas cards are a great way to spread joy during the holiday season! Get make and give Christmas Cards here or at Amped Up Learning:

The best gift of the Christmas season is one made with care by students. Share the joy of the holiday season.

Merry Christmas!
Beth, Educator Helper