Featured Lessons and Resources for August and Back to School!
Gear up for the Beijing Olympics!
Olympic Gold Medalists - for good citizenship
Elementary, Middle Grades
Submitted before the Turino Olympics, this lesson is transferable to Olympics in any location.
Olympic Bulletin Boards
Olympics Thematic Unit
Upper Elem, Middle
Prepared for the 1998 Olympics, with minor adjustments, this unit suits anyOlympics.
Tracking Olympic Games
Elementary, Middle, HS, map skills, math, writing, info-gathering
Adaptable to any Olympics
Unit on China - culture, geography
A Unified China
HS, map skills, history, measurement
Qin emperor's accomplishments
Green Kissing Toads - Map Skills Mnemonic
Cool for August, a collection of capricious concoctions!
Ice cream in a bag; No-cook play doughs; Insect theme snacks; Edible insects
(yes, REAL insects!!)
Help for Teachers' Back to School Blues chat
With School Psychologist and Author Beth Bruno
Open House Ideas Galore!! Make your classroom Open House more effective, interesting and enjoyable with these activities gathered from the Teachers.Net Lessons Bank!
Open House Scavenger Hunt
100% [attendance] for Open House!
Open House One or Two Weeks Into the School Year
Barbara Gruber and Sue Gruber Tips for Open House
How to Start School Successfully by Harry & Rosemary Wong
Here's a neat "Welcome back, Teachers!" idea school administrators might assemble for teachers
Teacher anti-stress survival kit, bag of goodies
Ginny's Lists For Going Back to School
Learning Your Students' Names: Fun, Fast, Easy and Important by Bill Page
Preparing for the First Day of School by Jan Zeiger
HOT for August!
Ice Cream in a Bag Recipe
More Ice Cream Recipes!
Watermelon Game & Recipe!
Wonderful Watermelon Unit
"W": word activities
Down By the Bay Theme activities, includes watermelon
Paper Plate fun with watermelon maracas
Watermelon Theme activities - Teachers.Net theme chat
Watermelon Theme Day
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