I have teamed up with 20+ teachers to bundle our favorite teaching resources for a back-to-school giveaway! Whether you’re a new teacher looking to build up your resources, or you have been in the classroom for years and are looking for some new resources, we have something for you. I have collected 6 separate bundles:
- Spanish Bundle
- French Bundle
- Russian Workbook for Kids
- Middle/ High School Geography Bundle
- Elementary Geography Bundle
- Multicultural Activities
Read through the bundles, and decide which one you would like to win. Then enter the giveaway below! We will announce the winners on September 11.
World Languages: Spanish Bundle
1. 14 Spanish/Bilingual Minibook Lessons ($15) from me:) at Kid World Citizen
The perfect curriculum supplement for beginner-level Spanish students, including all about me, telling time, parts of the body, seasons, numbers, sports, colors, prepositions, animal life cycles, pumpkin life cycle, and cultural lessons like Las Posadas and Día de los Muertos.
2. Spanish Logic Puzzles ($5) from Spanish Sundries
These logic problems will get students reading and problem-solving in the target language. These 10 puzzles are designed for beginning students and focus on vocabulary and themes commonly associated with a beginning level Spanish course.
3. Winner’s Choice Spanish Product from Teach and Tell Us!
Check out her store– there are so many different Spanish products to choose from!
This E-book and cd combination share authentic music from the Andes mountains performed on traditional instruments. The E-Book, “A Child’s Life In The Andes” brings the culture of that region alive with rich photographs, great information as well as 3 children’s activities, 8 coloring pages, 2 language pages and a word search that features new vocabulary. This Book/CD combo is a great way to introduce, discover and explore Andean culture for kids of any age. It makes perfect homeschooling or home study guide as well!
Packed with useful Spanish weather vocabulary, colorful graphics, and lots of activities, this packet is perfect for first Spanish weather units and/or circle time in Spanish. Includes: circle time weather wheel, word wall cards, weather expression posters, weather charting mini-book, flashcards, worksheets, and more!
6. Ratoncito Perez Tooth Traditions Printable Spanish Minibook & Activity Pack ($5.50) from Mundo de Pepita
Engage young learners in authentic culture & language with this Activity Pack featuring Ratoncito Pérez, the Tooth Mouse! Printable minibook, tooth posters, coins, props to retell the story and more!
World Languages: French Bundle
1). Francophone Countries Bundle Power Point ($20-25) from The World Language Café.
Colorful photos, flags, flashcards, maps, nationality practice, links to video clips, and so much more. A year’s worth of culture in one neat bundle. This power point includes everything you need to teach 1 country a week in your class. Great for any level student.
These French Alphabet Posters come with both an upper case letter and lower case letter. Each poster has its own matching picture.
Create fun and unique research books with a Passport Around the World! Students research the customs & traditions, landmarks, wildlife, foods, languages, celebrations, sports and any other information they find interesting about each country. Students present the information in their book in a creative and unique way while developing research skills.
This bundle of her best-selling speaking cards can be used as task cards or speaking prompts. There are 5 fun ways to use the activities, with 200+ questions in all! Best for beginner students in French.
This is a Middle School French family-themed unit, with adorable clip art. The 21 page unit includes clip art, family tree activities, vocabulary, subject pronouns and the verb avoir.
Russian Reading Workbook
Reading Russian Workbook from Russian Step-by-Step for Children
This workbook is designed to be used with children over 7 years old who can not read or write in Russian. It can be used by school aged children who have never studied Russian before or who can speak it but want to be able to read it. It comes with free direct audio download.
Middle/High School Geography Bundle
1. Map Vocabulary Geography Lesson Plan ($3) from me:) at Kid World Citizen
This lesson plan begins with a Web Quest for students featuring 28 geographic terms. Next there is a hands-on map-labelling activity using the different geography vocabulary terms (students really enjoy this!). Finally there is a map vocabulary matching assessment activity.
Each student, pair, or group is assigned a country, and in the form of a poster project, researches 11 aspects of interest of the country (flag, map, type of government, famous athletes, food, issues and challenges facing the country, etc). The grading system and rubric is built into the assignment handout which is VERY detailed. Websites are provided at the bottom to give students a starting point for their research.
One month of social studies bell work based on the five themes of geography: location, region, movement, place, and human-environment interaction. Two questions for each day of the week. Answer key included.
Elementary Geography Bundle
1. Map the Route Activity ($1.50) from me:) Kid World Citizen.
In this activity, students draw the routes of travelers from one continent to the next following the written instructions. An answer key is included. This geography activity is for the youngest students learning their continents.
This is a foldable book on landforms that students create themselves to assist in their own learning. Uncover each flap to reveal a photograph of each of the twelve landforms listed as well as their definitions. The twelve landforms covered in this foldable book are: peninsula, valley, plateau, butte, prairie, mesa, canyon, island, plain, mountain, isthmus, and volcano.
3. Create State Plates ($3) from AJ Bergs
This is a set of pages for students to create their own state plates. The students can add land features, state symbols and create amazing state themed plates.
4. Learn the Continents and Oceans ($1.50) from me:) Kid World Citizen
In this map “puzzle” activity, students cut out and color the continents, paste them in relative positions onto a blue construction paper, trace the continents’ and oceans’ names, and cut out the labels and paste them onto the correct locations. Students will be challenged to discover and name continents by their shape, size, and outline, as well as to locate the oceans.
Teachers can create cultural awareness in their classroom, as they use the multicultural calendar to plan time-appropriate activities related to seasonal global celebrations. It’s the perfect complement to a world religions unit, lessons about cultural diversity, or any social studies class focused on global learning. This best-selling packet now includes 266 holidays from around the world, including religions celebrations, cultural festivals, and global holidays.
Diversity Flipbook ($2) from Just Add Glitter
A short flip book covering some of the many cultures in the US. Featured cultures: Mexican, African American, Arabic, Polish, and Italian.
Chinese New Year Math and Literacy Unit ($4.50) from me:) Kid World Citizen
A wide range of activities that cultivate students’ math, reading, listening, writing, and critical thinking skills are seamlessly woven into culturally authentic activities about Chinese New Year! Beautiful illustrations based on real world experience and specifically created for our unique unit will keep students engaged and excited about each lesson.
Appropriate for any grade level, this 95 page resource contains a world history timeline with a date range from 5000BC thorough 2030AD. The complete timeline makes a timeline book that can be used with any history curriculum. There is plenty of blank space on each page for students to add notes pictures or printouts. In addition to this working well in any classroom, it is also a great homeschool resource.
This product contains clipart of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac. The images are of photographs taken by The ESL Nexus of an artifact she purchased in China. The animals were created from cloth in a style common in Xi’an, China. The images can be used in classroom projects and activities or as a bulletin board display. Images are 300 dpi and come in jpeg and png formats. For personal, classroom, and small business use. Great for teaching about China any time of the year!
Sign-O is a great team builkding activity that requires the students to get signatures from 5 classmates who fit a specific description such as “visited another state this summer”, “is left-handed”, “is an only child”, etc… A great way to get to know one another in a fun, active lesson!