Lesson Plans

Holiday Traditions Reading Comprehension

Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! Happy Kwanzaa! Joyeux Noël!

Use our lesson to teach your students about different holiday traditions. Get your class into the holiday spirit by allowing your students to also share some of their special holiday traditions

Ready Set Winter Break

Winter break is just around the corner, and that means it’s almost time for the holidays! Check out our Ready, Set, (Winter) Break! guide for fun things to do over the break, healthy eating and more!

Be on the lookout for our holiday activity page in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Friday, December 20.

Be sure to...

Letters of Gratitude Photo

Teach your students to write thank you letters and practice gratitude with the lesson plans below. The two lesson plans are designed for elementary aged students and another for middle and high school aged students. The chronological steps of each lesson are included as well as in-class activities.

These lessons can be great additions to your Thanksgiving Day...

Answer Key

Are you keeping up with our spelling bee puzzles published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch? Check below to find the puzzles and the answers!

Our puzzles run all Wednesdays, except December 25, 2019, from November 6, 2019 through February 5, 2020.

The schedule is as follows:

November 6: Guess the Origin Puzzle November 13: Latin Origin Puzzle...
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Download our in-print stories about veterans from our area and their reading comprehension companion to use in your classroom this Veterans Day! Check out STLtoday for additional veterans stories as well as the video interviews for Pfc. Mendel Rosenberg, Sgt. Darnell Cooper and Ben Stabler.

Additional Veterans Day Activities:

Ask your students to read stories about Veterans Day...

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