Elementary (Grades K-2) Lesson Plan Templates

Early elementary resources on learning center ideas, number charts, vocabulary building activities and more.

It’s All About the Beaks
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
Standards aligned
All organisms have external parts. Different animals use their body parts in different ways to see, hear, grasp objects, protect themselves, move...
Seed Dispersal
AFT Science Cadre 
Updated: 
2018
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
Standards aligned
Plants make seeds that can grow into new plants, but if the seeds just fall to the ground under the parent plant, they might not get enough sun,...
Energy Flow Activity 4: Food Chains Rummy (Grades 2-5)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5
NGSS
Students synthesize their understanding of energy flow and trophic relationships through “Food Chains Rummy,” a modified version of the classic card...
Snoopy in Space
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5
Standards aligned
Inspire your students to reach for the stars! Join Snoopy and Woodstock as they explore the International Space Station, travel to the Moon, and...
Science of Golf: Golf Course Agronomy
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, MS, HS
Standards aligned
All golf courses have one thing in common - their playing surface is turfgrass. Golf course superintendents use the practice of agronomy to maintain...
Dreamvention Challenge Contest / Teach Inventions the Fun Way
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Standards aligned
Open to students in grades 2-10 (but not to students under age 7), the Dreamvention Challenge Contest encourages students to think outside the box...
(Performance Task) Balloon Rocket Spaceship -primary- By: Tamie Webb
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
NGSS
Using the book Let's Go to the Moon and the engineering design process, students work in teams to build and test a craft that can carry supplies and...
(Performance Task) Solids and Liquids- primary- By: Unknown
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
Standards aligned
Students will use the science as inquiry process to investigate and classify/organize various objects. They will look at classifying by different...
Schoolyard Biodiversity Unit- By Courtney Ellingson
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
Standards aligned
Students in grades k,1-2 will understand and explain biodiversity. Students will demonstrate an understanding of biodiversity by creating a short...
(Performance Task) Backyard Bio Blast!- By Katie Baird
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Elementary (Grades K-2)
Standards aligned
Students will perform four tasks in order to analyze and compare the diversity level of land plots. Students will first, collect and record data from...