All About Sheep

Standards CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.1Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.3.2Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. Summary This ELA and agriculture lesson consists of three short activities that teach students in Grades 3-4 about sheep using an online ebook and flashcards about domestic

Reading and Comparing Bar Graphs

Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.SP.B.5 Statistics & Probability: Summarize numerical data sets in relation to their context. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.RP.A.2.B Ratios & Proportional Relationships: Identify the constant of proportionality (unit rate) in  tables, graphs, equations, diagrams, and verbal descriptions of proportional relationships. Lesson Time 40- 50 minutes Technology Required Device with web-browser – Chromebook, laptop or desktop computer, iPhone or iPad Summary

Video: Make it an Easier Problem

Make it an Easier Problem This video explains how to split up a problem into two or more parts to make it an easier problem. It also includes clear steps with explanations so students can solve this problem at their own pace. Scroll down to Problema más Fácil for the Spanish language version. Hazlo un

Video: Red River Cart

Red River Cart This movie is in Forgotten Trail and Making Camp. Red river carts were developed used by the Metis and Ojibwe tribes west of the Red River. Many thanks to Dr. Carol Davis and Debbie Gourneau, both of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians (Ojibwe) for the information. Animation and sound done by

Video: The Metric System

The Metric System This video introduces how the metric system works as opposed to the imperial system of measurement. How far did you travel in miles as opposed to kilometers? Game This video is featured in Forgotten Trail, which teaches fractions and multi-step problem solving for grades 5-7.

Flashcards: Multiplication Terms

Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.OA.A.1Interpret products of whole numbers, e.g., interpret 5 × 7 as the total number of objects in 5 groups of 7 objects each. For example, describe a context in which a total number of objects can be expressed as 5 × 7. Summary This free PDF download of multiplication flashcards are designed to help

Booklist: Native American Heritage Month

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with this K-12 booklist! Native American Heritage Month is celebrated during the month of November. Click on each link to visit the product page.  Elementary School   Bowwow Powwow by Brenda J. Child (Author), Jonathan Thunder (Illustrator), Gordon Jourdain (Translator) At the Mountain’s Base by Traci Sorell (Author), Weshoyot Alvitre

Lesson: Making Camp Lakota

This lesson plan will help you structure lessons, review, and cultural activities with Making Camp in your classroom and can be adapted for Grades 3-5. Your students need access to the Making Camp Lakota game. Students can choose to learn in Lakota or English. Download Making Camp Lakota for free here. Learn how the Lakota