9. Learn about IRELAND and St. PATRICK'S DAY with this web quest on Ireland includes 12 questions and lots of extension activities! Skills include:reading for information and using research/computer skills:Ireland and St. Patrick's Day, A Webquest
Check out my GREEN GAME ACTIVITY: The Green Game: Test your GREEN knowledge!
10.Reader's Theater Script on McSean, a Leprechaun: A Visit with a Leprechaun
11. March is NATIONAL PEANUT MONTH: Fun/informative web quest to learn about the peanut.Includes fun facts, extension activities and comprehension questions. Great for a Friday activity!
History of Peanuts Reader's Theater Script on George Washington Carver.George Washington Carver, A Reader's Theater Script
12. I have a Bundle on 10 Famous Women Reader's Theater Scripts. Women's History Bundle of Reader's Theater Scripts
All can also be purchased separately.
13. I have a Bundle on 10 Famous Women Reading Passages which also include a Fun Fact section, extension activities, map activity, comprehension questions.Women's Bundle of Ten Reading Passages
All can also be purchased separately.
14. Show students that Patriotism has no GENDER: Female Spies during the Civil War: Revolutionary War Female Spy, Reader's Theater ScriptFemale Soldiers in the Civil War: Women Soliders during the Civil War, A Reader's Theater Script
and WW2 Female Soldiers:Women Pilots during WW2, A Reader's Theater Script
15. Bundle on Women Suffrage includes: Susan B. Anthony, The Silent Sentinels and A Road Trip Across the USA for Women's Suffrage:Women's Suffrage Bundle
Includes: The Road Trip for Women's Suffrage(Reader's Theater Script, Susan B. Anthony and the Silent Sentinels(Reading) Also, sold individually.
1. TREES(great for Arbor Day) Interactive Notebook Activity: Tree Factoids
2. Earth Day: Possible Interactive Notebook Activity:Earth Day Freebie
3. World Ocean Day Freebie: Ocean Fun Facts
4. Amazing Book Facts: World Book Day. Amazing Book Factoids
5. April Fool’s Day Pranks: April Fool's Freebie
6. Tulips:Tulips: Freebie
Highlighted APRIL Resources, 2021
1. Learn lots of fun facts with this Exploring the Ocean Blue: A Web quest.There are nine informative web questions. Fun Facts, comprehension questions,extension activities and links.Use as part of a unit on oceans or as an activity for a Friday or before a vacation break. Skills include:reading for information and using research/computer skills. National Week of the Ocean(3/30-4/5) Oceans! A Webquest
2. The Library of Congress, called our Nation's Library has over 33 million books. Learn more about the Nation's Library with this fun and informative webquest.(Grades and up) Skills include:reading for information and using research/computer skills. National Library Day April 15th and Library of Congress Day, April 24th Library of Congress: A Webquest
3. Save the Elephant day is April 16th Did you know that every 15 minutes a poacher kills an African elephant?Kenya had about 170,000 elephants 30 years ago-now it's 30,000! Did you know that the elephant has the largest brain of the animal world?This informative webquest has extension activities, additional trivia and the key. Skills include:reading for information and using research/computer skills. Elephants: A Webquest
4. History of Candy. Licorice Day is April 12th. Great for a Friday or before a vacation...Show your students that even candy has a history! Learn facts including marshmallows date back to 2000 BC and King Tut's Tomb contained licorice. Several additional resources and extension activities,too. Skills include:reading for information and using research/computer skills. History of Candy
5. Earth Day! Learn about the history of Earth Day and, our planet, EARTH, with this informative web quest. There are 15 web questions as well as comprehension questions and a Did You Know? fun fact section. The teacher page includes extension activities, the key, and additional links.Earth Day, A Webquest
6. Studying the ocean? Looking for a resource for Earth Day or World Ocean Day? Introduce your students to Jacques Cousteau with this informative Reader's Theater Script. Oceanographer, photographer, scientist, inventor, writer and filmmaker, Cousteau spent his life studying the oceans and the marine life that lived in the oceans. Part of Ms. Bie Ografee Talk Show Series(extensions/comprehension questions, Did You Know?, key):Jacques Cousteau, A Reader's Theater Script
7. April 23rd is William Shakespeare’s birthday. Considered to be the greatest writer of the English language, learn about William Shakespeare with this fun/informative play. Shakespeare introduced about 3000 words to the English language . It is said that next to the Bible, his works are the most quoted! Great for Language Arts, study on the Renaissance or on a Friday or day before a holiday when you'd like to introduce your students to famous people with a biography activity.The fun/informative play uses the format of Shakespeare being a guest on a talk show and the studio audience asks questions about his life. Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee's Talk Show Series. Also includes: Comprehension/Did You Know?section, LOTS of extension activities/links/key: William Shakespeare, A Reader's Theater Script
8. Arbor Day is 4/29: Learn about the history of Arbor Day and all about trees with this web quest. There are 11 web questions, a Did You Know? section, comprehension questions and a teacher section with keys, additional links and lots(11 extension activities).
This could also be something to use with EARTH DAY, when you are studying TREES and, of, course, for ARBOR DAY. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Arbor-Day-A-Webquest-3082791
9. Learn about Rachel Carson: A Biologist and marine zoologist, Carson’s books shared her love of nature, especially the ocean and its inhabitants. Her book, Silent Spring, sparked concern in how chemical pesticides were harming our environment. Carson helped to start the environmental movement in our country, which led to the creation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This Reader's Theater Script could be used as a STEM biography any time of year or especially during the time of Earth Day or Arbor Day. Rachel Carson, A Reader's Theater Script
10. Use this reading passage to show students that everything has a history, even pretzels! The resource includes a reading passage, a Did You Know? section of fun facts about pretzels. For example: Baldies are what saltless pretzels are called! There is also a short map skill activity to show students the location of where pretzels originated. There are comprehension questions and a teacher page with extension activities and links.
April 26th is National Pretzel Day! The History of Pretzels: A Reading Passage
11. Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday is 4/12: Students in grades 4 and up will have fun acting out their parts and learning some interesting facts about fairy tale writer, Hans Christian Andersen. Comprehension questions, discussion questions, extension activities and resources are included. Several common core standards are also addressed in social studies and language arts. Hans Christian Andersen
12. History of Tulips:History of Tulips: A Reading Passage
Highlighted Resources for May 2021:
* The Library of Congress, called our Nation's Library has over 33 million books. Learn more about the Nation's Library with this fun and informative webquest.(Grades and up) Skills include:reading for information and using research/computer skills. Library of Congress Day, April 24th Library of Congress: Webquest
1.Studying folklore? Leprechaun Day is May 13th(YES...there is such a day!)This fun/informative play has Ms. Bie Ografee's guest being McSean, a leprechaun. McSean is asked questions by the studio audience about the country of Ireland and the long Irish folklore about leprechauns. Great for a unit on folk stories/folklore or as an activity around St. Patrick's Day. The play has 11 questioners, a Did You Know? section, comprehension questions, a teacher page with extension activities and links as well as the key: A Visit with a Leprechaun, A Reader's Theater Script:A Visit with a Leprechaun
2 . May 29th: Sir Edmound Hillary and his Guide, Tenzing Norgay (1953) Reach Top of Mount Everest. Learn about Mt. Everest, Nepal and the Yeti with this webquest: Mt. Everest! A Webquest:Mt. Everest, A Webquest
3. Summer Olympics 2021 are this summer in Tokyo, Japan. Use this resource to learn about the country of Japan and a webquest. Learn about Japan
Learn about the history of the famous games: The Famous Games of Ancient Greece
4. Show kids that EVERYTHING has a history, even TULIPS! Reading passage and activities: Everything has a History, Even TULIPS
5. World Ocean Day is June 8th: Learn about the Oceans, a Webquest
. Learn about Jacques Cousteau with this Reader’s Theater Script: Jacques Cousteau, A Reader's Theater Script
6. Lewis and Clark began their famous expedition 5/14 Webquest/ Reader’s Theater Script. A Reader's Theater Script
Here is a web quest on Lewis and Clark, too. Lewis and Clark, A Webquest
7. Space Day is 5/7: Learn about the Final Frontier,Space, with this web quest:Space, the Final Frontier, a Webquest
Learn about the first men to walk on the moon with this Reader’s Theater Script:
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Moon-Landing-Man-Walks-on-the-Moon-A-Readers-Theater-Script-4538523 Learn about Katherine Johnson with this Reader’s Theater script, physicist, space scientists and mathematician, who played a very important role with NASA’s early space missions. Katherine Johnson, the Computer that Wore a Skirt
8. The Blue Planet: A Webquest(Good for Earth Day and Endangered Species Day): Planet Earth, A Webquest
9. Memorial Day is 5/31: Learn about the history of the American Flag with this web quest: The American Flag, A Webquest
1. Endangered Species Day is May(21st) Endangered Species, Freebie
2. Space Day is 5/7:Space, Freebie
3. Rhino Fun Facts: Rhino Factoids
4. World Ocean Day is 6/8: Oceans Freebie
5. Famous Games of Ancient Greece: Famous Games of Ancient Greece, a Freebie
6. Tulip Day is May 13th: Tulips,a Freebie
Highlighted Resources for June:
1.With Flay Day coming in June, check out myFlag Day Webquest.https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Our-American-Flag-A-Webquest-Extension-Activities-726295and my Star Spangled Banner Webquest.https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Francis-Scott-KeyThe-Star-Spangled-BannerA-Webquest-1401231
2. End of the Year Activity: Learn about some of the famous landmarks around the world. This web quest includes: Uluru Rock, Great Wall of China, Machu Picchu, Mt. Everest, Dead Sea, Rock of Gibraltar, Great Pyramid, Suez Canal. Stonehenge, Sahara Desert,Abu Simbel, Easter Island and Angkor Wat. There are comprehension questions and several extension activities: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/World-Landmarks-1516428
3.Taj Mahal:Explore World Landmarks are great to introduce kids to some popular world landmarks around the world. .With writing in the content area, the short activities can also be used in Language Arts classes, too! About one page of reading, discussion questions,mapskill activity and extension activities.https://www.pinterest.com/pin/290482244686987473/
4.Eiffel Tower:Explore World Landmarks introduce kids to some popular world landmarks. About one page of reading, discussion questions, mapskill activity and extension activities all help students learn some informative facts about famous world landmarks in the world.
5.Uluru(Ayers Rock):Explore World Landmarks are great to introduce kids to some popular world landmarks around the world. Great for a Friday activity, for social studies/LA classes or when you are going to have a substitute. About one page of reading, discussion questions,mapskill activity and extension activities all help students learn some informative facts about famous world landmarks in the world.Ayers/Uluru Rock.https://www.pinterest.com/pin/290482244687924343/
4.Fun End of the reading reading.Everything has a history…even HAIR.This humorous historical fiction shares the custom of 18th century wealthy women wearing very towering hairstyles.Sugar water/beef tallow kept hair in place so bugs and mice were attracted to the hair.What if a MOUSE jumped out of YOUR hair into a fancy teacup or scurried down your back as you were dancing at the ball?What to do?Comprehension/extension activities:https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Historical-FictionMrs-Paddington-and-The-Silver-Mousetrap-Shoppe-1351544
5. Learn about the Statue of Liberty with this web quest:https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Statue-of-Liberty-Webquest-778835