DONKEY- ELECTION VOCABULARY

  Topic:  Election Vocabulary CLI Strategy: Donkey Subject:  Social Studies  Grade: Elementary Students will be able to: Use and self-define vocabulary related to elections and voting Procedure Players stand in a circle with the leader in the center. The leader points to a player and calls out a figure. That player, plus the two players on … Continue reading DONKEY- ELECTION VOCABULARY

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Statues – Expressing Feelings and Emotions

Topic: Feelings CLI Strategy: Statues  Subject: Social Studies, SEL TEKS: I.B.2.b Grade: PK Students will be able to: create statues to show what different feelings might look like and potential feelings in different scenarios.   Procedure: Explain to students that statues are still, silent, and express ideas with their whole body and face. Name emotions and have students create statues … Continue reading Statues – Expressing Feelings and Emotions

Role Play/Teacher in Role – Thanksgiving and Bear Says Thanks

Topic: Thanksgiving - Bear Says Thanks  CLI Strategy: Teacher in Role  Subject: Social Studies  Grade: Pre K, K Students will be able to: explore the idea of "giving thanks" by enacting characters and solving problems within the story of Bear Says Thanks Procedure Ask Students: What is giving thanks? Read Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson. … Continue reading Role Play/Teacher in Role – Thanksgiving and Bear Says Thanks

Pass the Portrait – Interpreting Cultural Customs, Traditions, and Celebrations

Topic: Interpreting Cultural Customs, Traditions, and Celebrations  CLI Strategy: Pass the Portrait  Subject:  Social Studies  Grade: Elementary/Middle/High  Students will be able to: use inferencing and interpretation skills to interpret an image connected to cultural customs, traditions, and celebrations. Procedure Show an image to the class.  Give students time to silently reflect on what they notice. Ask … Continue reading Pass the Portrait – Interpreting Cultural Customs, Traditions, and Celebrations