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Signs & Symbols - FREE & Printable signs and labels that any teacher can use in the classroom.

Classroom Labels - FREE and printable book labels, pupil name labels, drawer/resource labels and resource box label.
Themed Labels - FREE and printable themed labels. Some of the themes include, trees/plants, jungle/safari, birds, sea/ocean, minibeasts, colours, weather, stones, fantasy, places and more!
Classroom Signs - Signs and labels that can be used within classroom procedures/routines and subject areas.
Classroom Architect - Not sure how you want to set up your classroom? This site allows you to play around with classroom layout plans.
Perfect Attendance Candy Wrapper - Print this page and wrap a candy around to the student with the best attendance.


Math

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Smartboard Lessons - Lessons that can be downloaded and used on the smartboard.
Horizon School Division Math Resources - This Saskatchewan based school division created online math games based directly from the curriculum.
Addition & Subtraction Game - A fun game for students to build on their mental math.
Fractions - This lesson plan is design to teach the introduction of fractions.
Math Toolkit - Online games that students can play to enhance development with place value, telling time, etc.
Place Value Chart Game - Online game.
Base Ten Game - Online game.
Pearson Math Makes Sense Online Games - Online games for students to play.
Money - Design a classroom grocery center.
Time Is Money - This lesson plan teaches students to add items together and line numbers based on the decimal.
Drawminos - Online tool where students can create domino patterns.
Planarity - An online game where students need to use their problem solving skills in order to complete the task.
Themed Number Sets - FREE and printable themed number sets.
Printable Counting Sheets - FREE and printable number lines, flash cards, etc.
Operations And Calculations - FREE and printable addition and subtraction activities.
Shapes And Space - FREE and printable sheets about 2D/3D shapes, sorting/matching, time, pattern, measuring/size, position and symmetry.
Coins And Money - FREE and printable sheets about coins, activities, coin activity sheets and more!
Fractions And More - FREE and printable sheets about fractions, times tables, posters/signs, math vocab words and more!
Instructional Videos - Videos about addition, subtraction, money, etc.



English Language Arts

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Literature Unit - An extensively long list of literature to use with students. Complete with activities and lesson plans.
Daily Five - A reading program that focuses on fostering independent readers.
Scholastic - Student reading record sheet
Smartboard Lessons - A list of fabulous lesson plans that a teacher can use on the Smartboard.
Scholastic Lesson Plan - Good lesson to teach about word choice, repetitive text, rhythm, and rhyme.
Scholastic Lesson Plan - Students will explore intellectual and emotional connections to their reading and monitor for understanding when events or information are puzzling or confusing.
Scholastic Lesson Plan - This lesson will provide students with a strong foundation for reading, writing, and using nonfiction.
Scholastic Lesson Plan - Graphic organizers help students construct meaning. Use these learning tools to identify the strengths and weaknesses of your students' thought process.
Scholastic Lesson Plan - This lesson will help students connect prior knowledge and experience to the pictorial representation of characters, events, or information in a book.
Scholastic Lesson Plan - Reading partners will independently begin the book that they have both chosen to read. They will meet throughout their reading of the book to discuss key moments within the context of the book.
Scholastic Lesson Plan - These lessons provide teaching strategies to help students make all three levels of connections
Scholastic Lesson Plan - Pair students with younger readers in book buddy sessions to improve the reading and social skills of all involved.

Evergreen Curriculum Contexts

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Personal and Philosophical Context

Emotions - Lesson plans filled with ideas to teach about emotions.
Emotions Unit - This site requires a person to registry before printing content, but this site provides some great ideas on how to decorate the classroom according to the unit as well as work sheets to give to the students.
Fire & Emergency Preparation Unit - A unit about fire and emergency preparation.
Scholastic Fire Safety Unit - Three printable lesson plans that explore fire safety.
Scholastic Lesson Plan - This lesson uses the book, Amber Brown is Not a Crayon by Paula Danziger to brainstorm qualities in a friend.
Scholastic Lesson Plan - This lesson focuses on the importance of friendship.

Social, Cultural, and Historical Context

Scholastic Lesson Plan - Author study.
Scholastic Unit - Mystery unit.
Scholastic Unit - Mini-unit on the Middle Ages.

Imaginative and Literary Context

Once Upon A Genre - A complete unit that focuses on different writing genres and responding to fairy tales different.
Scholastic Unit - A unit on myths, folktales and fairy tales.
Scholastic Lesson Plan - This lessons allows students to interpret poetry.

Communicative Context

Scholastic Lesson Plan - Students write their own movie review.
Scholastic Lesson Plan - Your complete guide to the Kit Kittredge printable activities.

Environmental Context

Scholastic Lesson Plan - This lesson will allow students to learn about the structure of a carrot seed.
Scholastic Lesson Plan - Students learn about the ocean life.
Scholastic Lesson Plan - A unit based on the book, Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
Scholastic Lesson Plan - A lesson plan about dinosaurs.
Scholastic Lesson Plan - The bright and detailed illustrations in The Dandelion Seed make it a favorite with students. Students enjoy recreating the world of the seed.

Science

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Core Unit: Animals

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Animal Adaptations - From Science Netlinks, this lesson is focused on students participating in classroom discussion about animals.
Animal Adaptation Sheet - Reproducible worksheet students visit a website and research an animal from each of the continents.
Designing an Eco Park - Students will uses resources to learn about plants and animals that live in their local area. They will design "eco parks" containing local plants and animals.
Aquarium Habitats - In this lesson, students will consider the ways that people attempt to create aquariums that provide realistic habitat for marine animals. They will use the Internet to "visit" three aquarium habitats and determine whether these aquariums succeed in providing high-quality environments for the animals that live in them. Students will conclude by designing their own aquarium habitats based on what they have learned.
Grouping Organisms - Reproducible worksheet where students answer questions about plant and animal characteristics.
Global Breakfast - Explore the concept of global interdependence by investigating the origins of the foods they eat.
People And Endangered Species - Explores the ways that humans contribute to species becoming endangered.
Ocean Conservation - This lesson will allow students to explore ways to preserve ocean life.
Food Chains - A lesson about food chains.
Dinosaurs - This website provides lessons plans and units on Dinosaurs.


Core Unit: Earth

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Sphere's Density Dance - Lesson focuses on the Earth's structure and important concepts.
Fill In The Blanks - Students will fill in the blanks about characteristics about the Earth.
Comparing A Boiled Egg To The Earth - Using a boiled egg students will learn how the Earth and a boiled egg have so much in common.
Inside The Earth - A picture followed by explanations about the inside of the Earth.
Label The Inside Of The Earth - A printable sheet where students can label the inside of the Earth.
Picture Of The Earth - Good explanations and pictures of the Earth interior and exterior.
Big Pictures - Large pictures of the inside of the Earth.
Rock N Roll - This lesson plan will allow students to learn where soil comes from and will make their own soil.



Core Unit: Properties Of Matter

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Facts About Matter - A good website for students to use to learn about matter.
Hot Water & Cold Water Experiment - A neat experiment where students learn about the effects of food colouring in cold water and in hot water.
All About Matter - Online quiz for students
State Of Matter - This website is student friendly. Explores information about the state of matter.
Matter Slide Show - Very creative slide show about matter created by a group of students.
Phases Of Matter - A website about the phases of matter.
Elements - Website about the element of matter.
Elements & Compounds - Website about atoms, elements, and molecules.
Atom - A look inside an atom.
Chem4Kids - Great website for kids.


Core Unit: The Solar System

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Researching Planets - This lessons goes through the steps of setting the students up for project-based learning.
Comparing Mars & Earth - Compare the landscape of Mars and Earth and why they are different. They will conclude by writing letters convincing fictitious family friends that it is probably not a good idea to invest in Martian real estate.
Planet Webquest - A webquest exploring the planets.
Tour Of The Planets - Tour of the planets. Good background information for teachers.
Song & Books - A list of books and songs about space.
Rockets - Learn how to make rockets.
NASA - Student friendly website where students can explore space concepts.
Exploring The Planets - A website that explores characteristics of the planets.
Solar System Puzzle - Great way to wrap up the unit.
Planets - This site contains a great picture of the planets and relationship with the sun.
Family Of The Sun - A song about the sun and the planets.
Star Child - A great website that is kid friendly and a great place for students to conduct research.
Space Content - A great website with a variety of activities for students such as watching videos, quizzes, crossword puzzles, and a teachers corner.
Solar System Trading Cards - This is a neat website because there are pictures of each of the website and when you click on the picture is asks questions related to the planet you clicked on.
Phases Of The Moon - This is a good website that displays the different phases of the moon.
Phases Of The Moon Printable - A great site that provides a printable for students to fill in the blank about the phases of the moon.
Layers Of The Earth Printable - A great sheet that shows the layers of the Earth.
Moon - Information about the moon.
Lunar Eclipse - Information and picture of a lunar eclipse.
Lunar Eclipse Printable - A great website. Print off this page and have students fill in the blanks.
Solar System Activities - Four activities based on the big dipper and other natural phenomenon in the solar system.
Solar System Website - A great website for kids.
Seasons - Printables and information about the Earth and seasons.


Optional Unit: Plant Structures & Adaptations

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Printable Plant Labeling Sheets - Have students label parts of a plant, fruit, and seed.
Flip Book - Students will learn how to create a flip book of planet life from start to finish.


Optional Unit: Simple Machines

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Simple Machines Information - Great website about the different types of simple machines.
Simple Machines Unit - A great unit created by a third year university student.


Social Studies

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Unit One: Identity

Family Unit - A unit based on the theme of family.
Canadian Families Past & Present - A unit about Canadian families and comparing characteristics from the past and the future.
Community Comparisons - Comparing communities while incorporating information based on First Nations content.
Communities of Saskatchewan - Cree Plains past and present.
Pictures Lesson - This lesson focuses on showing the students pictures and then exploring the culture being expressed in the picture.
All About Our Town Brochure - In this lesson, students create brochure of their town or culture based on what they have learned.
A Closer Look At Your Neighborhood - A lesson plan about comparing neighborhoods.
Comparing Communities Using A Venn Diagram - Compare how their community differs to others.
What Is A Community? - This lesson focuses on the question, "what is a community?"
Communities Of The Past - Lesson about exploring communities from the past.

Unit Two: Heritage

Canadian Folktales - Stories about Canadian myths, legend, etc.
Fairy tales - Scroll to the section about folktales based from different cultures.
Folktales - This lesson focuses on folktales from other countries.

Unit Three: Interdependence

Sorting Needs And Wants - Students use pictures to sort needs and wants.
Needs & Wants - This lesson uses a great story book and printable worksheets to assist in the development of needs and wants.
Difference Between A Need And A Want - This lesson allows the students to be the decision making and deciding if it is a need or a want.
Rights And Responsibilities Unit - A great unit, made for older grades but can easily be adapted for the third grade.
Child Find - One of the many agencies that help children in Saskatchewan.
A-Z Country Search - Search for countries and information using this easy-to-use site.
National Geographic - Pictures of people and places.
Currency - Students view the types of money used around the world.
Industry Matters - Good website. Explains the importance of industry.

Unit Four: Decision Making

Decision Making Lesson - Students will use various strategies to make a decision.
Helping Hands - This lesson explores all the ways students help others.

Arts Education

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Dance

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Art & Sport - These multiple lesson allows students to make the connection between art and sport through movement.
Sport Poetry - This lesson using words to describe movement, creating a word wall and poetry to match the movement.
Dancing Elements - Lesson describes some of the elements of dance: space, time, energy.
Dances To Go - A great site with a variety of dance music. If you want the music you'll have to pay a small price.
Learn For Yourself - A great website with various forms of dance lessons, assessments, etc.
Dance Lesson Ideas - A great website where you are able to search for a particular dance or theme.
Dancing Winds - A great lesson, ties in with the theme of Earth as well as various locomotion, relationship with body and movement.
Dancing Through Poetry - Students learn how to express movement while examining poetry.


Drama

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Duet Of Plays - Students will explore the pioneers' and settlers' ways of life through drama and song.
Drama Vocab - A great printable sheet with drama vocabulary.
Folktale Theater - This lesson is about using folktale to express emotions and feelings.
Why We Tell Stories - A great site for teachers to read about the real reason why we tell stories and great information to share with the students.
A Drama Exploration - Students will demonstrate three different ways a mountain can be formed using drama skills.
Role Play - Get ideas to bring role playing into the classroom.
What A Character! - Students learn how to analyze character traits.
Fiction, Plot, Setting - Students learn the elements of play and how they enhance writing.
Animal Habitats - Students learn about chronological order is stories and plays.
Little Mouse Unit - Unit based on the story, "Little Mouse on the Prairie".
Creative Drama From Picture Books - This site contains great ideas and mini lessons a teacher can use.


Music

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Folk Music - This site contains an overwhelming list of folk music lesson plans that can fit right into your classroom.
Jazz Music - This site contains an overwhelming list of jazz music lesson plans that can fit right into your classroom.
Classical Music - This site contains an overwhelming list of classical music lesson plans that can fit right into your classroom.
Musical Instruments - This site contains an overwhelming list of musical instrument lesson plans that can fit right into your classroom.
Rock And Roll - This site contains an overwhelming list of rock and roll lesson plans that can fit right into your
Music and Emotions Unit - Exploring feelings through music.
Music Elements Game - A good game to play to help students memorize elements ofEgg music.
Musical Expression - Students listen to music while creating a drawing based on the mood of the music.
Music Symbols - This lesson incorporates sidewalk chalk and music symbols.
Scribble Music - Students let crayons flow to the rhyme, dynamics, tempos and styles of music.
Nature Sounds - Nature sounds that you can play right off of the computer for your students.
Human Sounds - Human sounds that you can play right off of the computer for your students.


Visual Art

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Arts Careers - This lesson teaches students about various careers in the arts.
Drawing - This website provides a series of lesson plans about different types of drawings.
Masks - This website provides a series of lesson plans about making masks.
Paper - This website is unique because it provides information on paper: history, how it is made and how to make paper in the classroom.
Patterns - This website provides lesson plans on patterns.
Picasso Art - Student will learn about the famous artist and recreate their own Picasso master pieces.
Stain Glass Art - Lesson about stain glass art.
Egg Shell Art - A fun lesson using broken egg shells.
Stuffed Art - Using paper, learn how to create a "stuffed" effect with your art.
Words & Pictures - Using pictures to create visual art.
Line, Shape, Pattern, Colour - Students learn about the elements of art.
Foreground, Middleground, Background - This lesson focuses on these three aspects.
Butterfly Symmetry Lesson - A lesson about symmetry.
Fish & Shoes - A neat lesson plan. Looks at texture.
Exploring Feelings - Students will compare feelings to art.
Draw What You Hear - Students listen and draw a visual.
JELLO Painting - A lesson using jello.
Landscapes & Sunsets - Students paint landscapes and sunsets using different elements of art.
Sand Painting - A great lesson using sand.

Physical Education

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Alternative Environmental Activities

First Aid Kit - This lesson teaches students the contents in a first aid kit.
Snacks - This lesson teaches students about healthy snacks and burning calories, made for older grades but can be adapted.
Biking - This site provides access to other websites about biking for students and lesson plans about biking.
Dole - A great website that you can use to teach students about healthy eating.
Orienteering Unit - Designed for older grades, but can be adapted for younger grades as well.
First Nations Games - A list of games from the First Nations culture.

Educational Rhythmics and Dance

Stretching - Very kid friendly visual of exercises.
Variety Of Dances - This site provides a huge list of other websites where teachers can obtain information on various dances.

Educational Games

Stretching - Very kid friendly visual of exercises.
Olympics Mini-Unit - A great way to teach students about the Olympics.
Musical Dribbling - This lesson focus on the dribbling skill.
Big Bear Tag - This lesson focuses on locomotor skills.
Tree Tag - This lesson teaches students about space awareness
The Hungry Snake - Cooperative learning game
Capture The Lion- A game involving running, skipping, walking and seeking skills.
Cookie Monster- Students work on their fleeing and chasing skills
Clean Up Your Room - This games uses caughting and throwing skills.

Educational Gymnastics

Stretching - Very kid friendly visual of exercises.
Educational Gymnastics - This webpage provides ideas for teachers to use with their students. Great page!
Gymnastic Skills - This site is directly from the curriculum with suggested activities for skill development.
Up Down All Around- Lesson plans that with great ideas!
Gymnastic Activities - 5 lesson plans based on gymnastic activities.
Teaching Gymnastics - Learn more about stability, balance, line of gravity, center of gravity, base of support, etc.
Gymnastics Activities - Great activities to use such as freeze frame, switceroo, mat attack, mat push, newspaper challenge and much more.
Indoor & Outdoor Gymnastics Games - Variety of games that you can use with your students.
Gymnastic Routines - Using pictures, this useless site shares simple routines that you can either adapt or challenge your students with.
Head & Neck Muscles - A labeled diagram of the head and neck muscles, Useful to teach the student the importance of head and neck safety when completing rolls.
Google Books - Preview the first 20 pages of this book about educational gymnastics, very good.
Falling Correctly - This site goes over the importance of knowing how to fall without pain or injury.

Individual & Dual Activities

Stretching - Very kid friendly visual of exercises.
Hacky Sack Video - Learn how to do hacky sack moves.
Learn How To Juggle - Learn how to juggle.
Track & Field Games - A huge list of games that relate to track and field skills.
Different Kinds Of Skipping - This site provides ideas of various ways for students to skip using a rope.
Jump Rope With A Partner - Various ways to jump rope with a partner.
Group Jump Rope - An activity with group jump roping.

Health


Heart & Stroke Foundation - A unit created by the Heart & Stroke Foundation about healthy living.
Kids Health - A great website to help generate ideas to plan an experiential unit plan.
Internet Safety - A website that discusses the importance of internet safety.
HIV AIDS- This is a great website with various resources about teaching HIV AIDS
First Aid - Caitlyn Bartlett has been teaching First Aid and CPR for the past four years and has also worked as an Emergency Medical Responder. She created a wiki about teaching First Aid because she felt that there is a lot of uncredited sources throughout the internet.