This outstanding resource introduces middle-grade and secondary students to all types of poetry: traditional, free verse, narrative, and lyric. Included are common forms, such as acrostics, tankas, and haikus. Activities also cover the elements of poet6PAry, such as figurative language, rhythm and meter, repetition, and rhyme.
Give young writers plenty of practice with Daily Journal Writing Prompts. These valuable resources include ready-to-use journal starters, along with special holiday topics for each month. Word banks are provided to help introduce seasonal vocabulary, and topical prompts give students plenty of writing practice throughout the month.
Forest Habitats is a 97-page Project Pack full of information and fun activities about life in the forest. The 12-page Research Guide includes locations of forests, types of forests, how plants and animals have adapted to forest life, and much more. In addition, there are 26-hands on activities that make Forest Habitats come alive for your student! Learn some interesting facts about the plants and animals that call their home the forest.
Publisher: In The Hands of A Child
Product ID: HOCPP1099
Grades: 3 - 8
Level(s): Intermediate, Middle School
File Size: 2.70 MB
Whiteboard Compatible: Yes (Level 1)
ISBN (Physical Book): 9781603080996
Washington is a state rich in natural beauty and history. Your student can learn about the history of the Evergreen state with A Look at Washington State History Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 45-page unit contains a 10-page Research Guide and 12 hands-on activities about the history of the people, statehood, railroad, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, and other major events in the history of the state.
Throughout history, the population and economy of the United States has changed dramatically. The nation has developed from a small English colony into a diverse culture that has the largest economy in the world. Your student can study early American history with A Summary & Review of Early American History: The Lost Colony through the Pony Express (1585-1861) Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 107-page pack includes a 38-page Research Guide and 30 hands-on activities to help your student learn about early American history by creating a lapbook.
Washington is a state rich in natural beauty and history. Your student can learn about the history of the Evergreen state in the History of Washington Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 65-page unit contains a 16-page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities about the history of the people, statehood, railroad, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, and other major events in the history of the state.
The Let's Learn About American Indians Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child is a great tool for your Early Childhood student to complete a lapbook on a historical look at American Indians. This 49-page pack includes a 10-page Research Guide and 12 hands-on activities PLUS 4 bonus activities about early American Indian shelter, clothing, food, and toys and games.
Located in the Pacific Northwest, Washington is a state rich in natural beauty and history. Your student can learn about this beautiful state with the Washington Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 70-page pack includes a 15-page Research Guide and 22 hands-on activities about the state facts and symbols, people, land, climate, government, economy, flora and fauna, major cities, sites, and recipes. Your student will have the hands-on tools to create a lapbook on the state of Washington.
In this increasingly busy life that we live in, it is important to take time out each day to enjoy God and the blessings He has given us. Enjoy and devote some time each day with the Devotion a Day: 30 Days of Devotions for Parents and Children Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 79-page pack includes 30 days of devotions with related scriptures and 30 hands-on activities to help you and your child pray together as you complete a lapbook about prayer, kindness, good attitude, the Golden Rule, reading the Bible, being thankful, obeying parents, and much more!
The state of Missouri, it is a state rich in natural resources and history. Your student can learn about the Show Me State with the Missouri Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 66-page pack includes a 14-page Research Guide and 21 hands-on activities about the people, land, climate, government, economy, wildlife, major cities, and major attractions of Missouri. Your student will soon be showing his or her Show Me State lapbook to everyone!
Thomas Alva Edison is one of the most famous inventors in history. Your student can complete a lapbook on this famous man and inventor with the Thomas Alva Edison Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 54-page pack includes a 12-page Research Guide and 16 hands-on activities about his childhood, family and marriage, inventions, awards and honors, later years, and a complete timeline. Invite your student to learn there was more to Thomas Edison than just the lightbulb!
Princesses are not just part of fairy tale stories. There have been and still are real princesses throughout the history of the world. Your student can complete a lapbook on Biblical princesses, European Renaissance princesses, North American princesses, Asian princesses, and modern day princesses. Also learn about traditions, roles and responsibilities, and fashion of princesses with the Real-Life Princesses Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 70-page pack includes a 21-page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities which include the topics listed above plus pros and cons of being a princess, absolute monarchs, and a timeline to help your student complete a royal lapbook on Real-Life Princesses!
Theodore Roosevelt. Most people remember him not only as the 26th President of the United States, but a man with a lot of energy, strength, and determination. Introduce your student to this great man with the 60-page Theodore Roosevelt Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. Your student can complete a lapbook on this great man with the help of the 11-page Research Pack and 20 hands-on activities about his childhood, college years, political career, and the legacy he left behind.
The Constitution was signed on September 17, 1787. This was the day that a new government was formed in the United States, the same government we have today. Your student can complete a lapbook on this important document with the United States Constitution Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. This 57-page unit includes a 9-page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities. Your student will learn about Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, the Articles of Confederation, structure and content of the Constitution, the Constitutional Convention, U.S. citizens and their rights.
Swimming is a full body exercise that can be both fun and competitive. It is, in fact, one of the most popular sports in the world! Your student can complete a lapbook on this competitive sport with the 62-page Competitive Swimming Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. The 13-page Research Guide and 18 hands-on activities include information about the history of swimming, modern Olympics, types of competitive swimming, timing, equipment, and more. Your student will also find brief information about competitive swimmers in history and a timeline of the sport.
Ohio is located in the Eastern North Central region of the United States. Learn more about the Buckeye State with the 62-page Ohio Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. You and your student will find a 12-page Research Guide about the history, people, economy, government, land, and much more. The Ohio Project Pack includes a timeline, recipes, and 20 hands-on activities to complete a lapbook on the state of Ohio.
The Olympic Games is an international sporting event originating in ancient Greece. The modern Olympic Games salute the athletic talents of athletes from all over the world. The 2008 Summer Olympics will be held in Beijing, China, and what better way to follow the Olympic games than to participate in them! With the 66-page 2008 Summer Olympics Beijing, China Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child, your student can complete a lapbook about the 2008 Summer Olympic bids, facts and information on Beijing, city preparations, the Beijing National Stadium, Summer Olympic sports, symbols and traditions, ceremonies, medals, and more! This unit contains a 20-page Research Guide and 21 hands-on activities.
The United States Air Force is a branch of the U.S. armed forces. Formed in 1947 from the Army Air Corps, the Air Force is responsible for conducting military operations in air and space. Your student can complete a lapbook about the organization, history, mission, people, aircraft and weapons, training, uniforms, awards and more of the United States Air Force. The 69-page United States Air Force Project Pack contains a 15-page Research Guide and 23 hands-on activities to help your student learn more about flying off into the wild blue yonder.
Give your princess the power to choose her own real-life or fairytale princess to lapbook with the Princess Power Graphics Pack from In the Hands of a Child. Simply choose a princess, either a real life princess or make believe, to research. Then use the hands-on activities (12 activities for real-life princesses and 12 activities for fairy tale princesses) and reproducible graphic templates to complete a lapbook on that princess. Hands-on activities for fairy tale princesses include researching her story, qualities you admire about her, comparing the life of the princess to your own, stories about her in different cultures, and more.
What is an explorer? An explorer is a person who travels into little known regions. Without explorers, we might still believe the world is flat, we would not have accurate maps, and many lands may have gone undiscovered. Let your student explore a few of these important people's lives with the Explorers of the World Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child.
With the Explore an Explorer Graphics Pack from In the Hands of a Child, your student can lapbook any explorer! Simply choose an explorer to research and use the 17 hands-on activities and reproducible graphic templates to complete a lapbook on that explorer. Hands-on activities include country of origin, family, early life and occupations, expedition facts, and lands discovered. This Project Pack does not include a Research Guide - you or your student will be required to do the research on the explorer you choose to complete the lapbook on.
The sport of ice hockey is one of the fastest sports in the world. Ice hockey is played in over 30 countries and is especially popular in Canada, where the sport began. Your student can complete a lapbook on the history, rules, skills needed, and much more with the Ice Hockey Project Pack. This 94-page unit includes a 22-page Research Guide and 23 hands-on activities all about the sport of Ice Hockey.
The Grand Canyon, located in the hot desert of northwestern Arizona, is a giant gorge carved out of rock. Located in Arizona, the canyon is 277 miles long, 18 miles wide, and as much as 1 mile deep. It is one of the largest canyons in the world and is a breathtaking example of God's creation. This 88-page Project Pack includes a 13-page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities about the creation, landforms, rocks and minerals, flora and fauna, climate, and more of the Grand Canyon.
What does the word art, mean to you? Art can be many different things to many different people. It might be a favorite painting, sculpture, or drawing. It might be a favorite building, photograph, or craft. It could be a favorite dance move, play, or favorite song. Discovering art with the Art Appreciation Project Pack will give your student an introduction and understanding to the world of art. This 51-page Project Pack includes a 16-page Research Guide about the different types of art, elements of art, famous artists, principles of design, styles of art, and appreciating art. After reading the guide, your student will use the information to complete 15 hands-on activities to create a lapbook on Art Appreciation.
The Operation: English Grammar Project Pack takes your student on a special mission to help the people of planet Gabgone learn the English language in order to visit, conduct business, and to communicate with the English-speaking nations of the world. This 75-page unit includes a 15-page Research Guide and 28 hands-on activities that explain nouns, pronouns, adjectives, prepositions , verbs, adverbs, conjunctions, interjections, phrases, clauses, sentences, and punctuation! PLUS - 2 bonus activities! Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to crack the code on the English Language and prove that it is possible to use good grammar!
Madeline, by Ludwig Bemelmans, is the story of a little girl living in Paris, France. Madeline is the smallest of twelve little girls that live in a vine-covered house under the care of Miss Clavel. One night, Madeline wakes up with appendicitis and is taken to the hospital. The other girls visit her in the hospital and they decide they want appendicitis too! Learn more about this little girl when you read the heartwarming story, Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans. In this Project Pack, you will find a 5-page Research Guide dedicated to the story, including questions to ask your student, a mini-Research Guide about Paris and the appendix, and a vocabulary list. Next, you will find 15 hands-on activities that correspond to the story and the guide. Complete a lapbook on the classic story, Madeline, with a Madeline of Paris Project Pack today!
In this 101-page Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child, you will find a 17-page Research Guide that includes a brief biography of C.S. Lewis, a summary of the story, The Magician's Nephew, an introduction to the characters of the story, a chapter by chapter account of the story, related scripture, and the Christian message from each chapter. In addition, there are 20 hands-on activities to guide you and your student through each exciting chapter. Those who wish to study the Christian approach to the book will find additional activities to explore.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a great composer who mastered every type of music he wrote. He lived a short life, but Mozart wrote more music in his 36 years than most composers who live twice as a long as he did. Your student can learn about his short life and his huge accomplishments with the Mozart Project Pack. This 54-page unit includes a 12-page Research Guide about his early life, European tours, later years, music, and his legacy. In addition, there are 15 hands-on activities to help your student complete a lapbook on Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
The American Civil War, also called the War Between the States, was a war between the United States of America (the Union) and the Confederate States of America (the Confederacy). The American Civil War lasted for four years and was fought by three million Americans. Now your student can learn about A House Divided in The American Civil War. This 82-page Project Pack contains a 28-page Research Guide and 25-hands on activities to help your student complete a lapbook about the history of the American Civil War.
A myth is a story that ancient cultures used to explain the mysteries of the world. Myths have been used to explain how the world began and how certain customs began. Your student can learn about the different types of myths, how they were passed down through generations, and the special characters in mythology in the Greek & Roman Mythology Project Pack. This 67-page unit includes a 21-page Research Guide and 20 hands-on activities to help your student complete a lapbook on Greek and Roman Mythology.
Mary Cassatt was an American painter during the late 1800's and your student can complete a lapbook on this woman, who was one of the first impressionists in history, with the Mary Cassatt Project Pack. This 56-page unit includes a 9-page Research Guide with information about Mary's childhood, family, and experiences as an artist as well as examples of her work. In addition, you will find 17 hands-on activities to help your student learn about this famous woman!
Marco Polo was an Italian trader and traveler who became famous for his travels through central Asia and China on the Silk Road. In the 50-page Marco Polo Project Pack containing a 9-page Research Guide, your student can learn all about his life and travels. Includes 16 hands-on activities that help your student complete a lapbook about Marco Polo!
Jamestown colony was located in what is now the state of Virginia on the East Coast of North America. Jamestown played an important role in the history of the United States. In fact, Jamestown was the beginning of American history. Your student can find out more about this colony in The Story ofJamestown Project Pack. This 75-page Project Pack includes a 9-page Research Guide and 19 hands-on activities to help your student learn The Story of Jamestown.