Lesson Plans

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From the page to the stage… don’t miss the rolling world premiere of Ghost! Adapted by award-winning playwright Idris Goodwin, New York Times bestselling author and Newbery Award honoree Jason Reynolds’ critically acclaimed 2016 YA novel makes its way to the stage. Presented by Metro Theater Company, Ghost runs Feb 2 - Mar 1 at the Grandel Theatre. Tickets to...

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When Molly and her family go to Silver Dollar City, she expects roller coasters, rides, lemonade and fun. She gets all of that and something unexpected. From an encounter with an older employee, Molly comes away with a deeper love of the area’s history and an insight into how Missouri came to be settled. Tales of Marvelous Missouri is sure...

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...

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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...

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