Established in 1987, Rainbow Horizons Publishing provides educators worldwide with the highest quality supplementary resources for preschool, elementary and high school. We take pride in publishing materials that are content-rich and relevant to the needs of teachers and students today. Written by educators, for educators, our resources are easy-to-use and jam-packed with information, ideas and activities that will inspire and motivate students of many ages and abilities. Our ready-made lesson plans stand out against the rest by combining standards-based content with fun activities so students will be eager to learn and apply the knowledge and skills they acquire from our resources. The majority of our resources include a crossword, word search, reading passages, and an answer key. For your convenience, we have also included a wide variety of optional lessons in our resources so teachers can have the flexibility of customizing each lesson plan to suit the individual needs of our students.
Strawberry is a loveable, plush, gray mouse who knows how to get young authors involved in creative thinking and the reading and writing process. Strawberry lives at school during the day and travels home with a boy or girl in the evening. Strawberry comes with accessories, which include his pyjamas, toothbrush, a change of clothes, a blanket, a good storybook and a journal, all stored in a backpack. The student records events that happen at home with Strawberry, in Strawberry's journal. The student may dictate to a parent, write the story, or illustrate. The process involves creative writing and reading, since Strawberry loves a good story. Our unit includes big book patterns and a journal. This Primary Studies lesson provides a teacher and student section with big books, journal, and checklist to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
In our package, you will find patterns to make an interactive big book. Interactive books include your listening audience in the reading of the story. You can make a big book and story pieces that are added to the story as you read along. Place the big book at a reading centre for hours and hours of reading enjoyment. You'll also find patterns to make hands-on activities for a learning centre and flannelboard patterns for "Old Macdonald" that add a visual dimension to a traditional song. Contents include: Story Overview, How To Assemble, Story Patterns, Hands-On Instructions, Hands-On Patterns, Old Macdonald Flannelboard Instructions, and Old Macdonald Patterns. This Primary Studies lesson provides a teacher and student section with big books, hands-on activities, and flannelboard activity and song to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice-cream. Make a big book, take a survey, recite chants ... all about ice cream! While focusing on a favourite food, students will work co-operatively, reinforce skills and tantalize their taste buds. Patterns included are: Songs, The Ice Cream Man by Rachel Field, Bookmaking Pattern, Big Book - Do You Love Ice Cream?, Big Book - Ice Cream Cones are Yummy, Flannelboard - Carl and the 5 Scoop Ice Cream Cone, Flannelboard - Joey's Restaurant, Hands-on Activities, Rebus Chants, and More Ice Cream Ideas. This Primary Studies lesson provides a teacher and student section with big books, hands-on activities, flannelboard stories, rebus chant, rebus recipe, and survey charts to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
Vern owns a restaurant and makes the most delicious vegetable soup in all of Canada. Our resource includes the story of "Vern's Vegetable Soup", patterns to make a flannelboard story, rebus chants - "Soup" and "In the Pot", and numeral recognition and counting skills. Students will reinforce counting skills of 1 to 10, will reinforce colour recognition skills, will recognize vegetables as nutritional, and will listen to a story. This Primary Studies lesson provides a teacher and student section with reading passages, flannelboard, rebus chants, and culminating activities to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
The art of quillwork is told through a big book and flannel board story in our teacher resource for Kindergarten to Grade 2 students. The Circle of Life, traditions, and the value of Elders as a wonderful learning resource is emphasized. Contents include "The Art of Quilting" information cards, Jacket Pattern, Moccasin Pattern, Mittens with Quills song, big book patterns for Mittens with Quills, and storytelling of "Nosisimis and the Porcupine". This Primary Studies lesson provides a teacher and student section with reading passages, information cards, patterns, songs, big book, flannelboard, and word search to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
Our unit contains three storyboard stories about a young boy, a grandmother, and Buddy - her dog. Non-native children learn a bit about the culture of First Nations people in northern Saskatchewan. Teachers of aboriginal children can adapt the story to suit their own First Nations community. Use the kinship term for grandmother from any language. Replace the name of the dog with a dog the children are familiar with and so on. Why not draw and add your own story pieces and give Kokum and Buddy a whole new adventure? This Primary Studies lesson provides a teacher and student section with reading passages, storyboard stories, discussion questions, and hands-on activities to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
The Mitten is an adaptation of an old Ukrainian folktale, rewritten rebus style for young readers. Read and reread the story, allowing your audience to participate. Use the story props to tell the story a different way. Students can participate by telling the story to each other. Also included are topics for discussion, how to assemble story, The Mitten story illustrations, Centre Book pages, hands-on activities, Mitten Day, pocket chart and bookmaking. Compare the rebus story to other versions of The Mitten, such as The Mitten by Alvin Tresselt, and The Mitten by Jan Brett. This Chants & Classifications lesson provides a teacher and student section with a variety of hands-on activities, big book, sequence, visual discrimination, and memory match to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
Make Big Books for Christmas the easy way. Just colour and cut out the large bold illustrations. Cut out the text. Glue onto bristol. Add any finishing touches. Laminate and bind. It's easy and the kids will love the stories. Included in our resource are patterns to make 3 Big books: A Night Filled with Love, Under the Tree, and Make a Snowman. Enjoy more ideas with your big books with matching activities, art activities, picture cards, sentence cards, and sequencing activity. This Holidays lesson provides a teacher and student section with reading passages, and big book assembly to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
Spring into Spring with our great resource. Simply Spring is a mini resource of Spring patterns plus a Big Book story. Colour and cut out the illustrations and text. Glue onto 7 sheets of 2-ply bristol. Use a bright sppring colour, such as fuchsia or canary yellow, then laminate and bind. Extended activities include an experience chart, lists, journal word book, chants, rebus stories, visual discrimination, sets to numerals, and activity cards. This Holidays lesson provides a teacher and student section with big book, extended activities, journal word cards, and activity cards to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
Our Christmas Package unit includes a variety of hands-on activities and big book assembly to keep students entertained during the holiday season. Contents include activities on visual discrimination - "Snowman" and "Jack-in-the-Box"; a "Stocking Match" activity; classification - "Not at Christmas"; identification - "Make Tracks"; sets to numerals - "Angels" and "Clouds"; "See That Star" illustrated story; and locker name tags. Our resource finishes off with patterns to make 3 big books: "A Night Filled with Love", "Under the Tree", and "Make a Snowman. This Holidays lesson provides a teacher and student section with big books, hands-on activities, colouring, and certificates to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
Five Little Halloween Cats is a big book with hands-on activities as well as flannel board patterns for story recall. Our unit combines art, language arts, and math skills with this holiday lesson. Easy to assemble, our resource includes big book and little book patterns, colour and sequencing activities, art and language arts activities, cat mask creation, and Halloween Dress-Up game. The "Colour Cats" activity uses visual discrimination to create a matching activity. The "Sequencing" activity uses cats to sequence the days of the week, numbers, or the alphabet. Use the provided cat silhouettes to make stencils for spatter painting. This Holidays lesson provides a teacher and student section with big book, little book, hands-on activities, culminating activities, and bookmaking to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
Donnez à vos étudiants la chance d'essayer leurs "pouces verts" comme ils explorent des usines. L'étudiant note expliquent une grande partie des informations à base de connaissance contenues dans l'unité. Les Feuilles d'opérations de Découverte aident à motiver des étudiants en fournissant des expériences de terrain qui utilise le matériel sans hésiter disponible et suit un "But, un Matériel, une Procédure, des Conclusions et des Questions" le format. Complet avec 12 activités optionnelles - en incluant plusieurs lié d'usine - qui fournissent la flexibilité aussi bien que l'enrichissement, les enseignants peuvent créer un plan de leçon personnalisé convenable pour leur classe. Le monde d'usines vient vivant avec ce paquet d'enseignement pratique. Cette leçon de Science de Terre fournit à une section d'étudiant et d'enseignant une variété de lecture des passages, les activités, le mots croisé, la recherche de mot et la clé de réponse pour créer un plan de leçon bien arrondi.
Children love to read rebus stories. The illustrations give them positive identification of words in the story. Here's 6 all new rebus stories. Use them as independent or group learning activities. Photocopy and give each student a book to read and create in. Colour the rebus illustrations and the cover, laminate and bind. Insert a paper clip on each page. Independently, or as a group, go through the story. Each student can take turns reading the book, adding his or her own illustrations. The 6 rebus stories included are: Ingrid and her 100 Hats, You Can Make Magic!, A Handy Handprint, The Little Red Hen, The Storybook Grandma, and My Goodnight Book. This Chants & Classifications lesson provides a teacher and student section with reading passages, rebus stories, and creative thinking activities to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
An informative lesson on the Saskatchewan Prairies. Featuring a dictionary, hands-on sequencing, little book patterns, creative writing, making the big book, read the story, alphabetical elevators, hands-on patterns, and journal word cards. Students will recognize towns in rural Saskatchewan, develop mapping skills, develop vocabulary, develop numeracy skills, develop creative writing skills, and participate in a variety of independent learning activities. Additional reading includes "A Prairie Alphabet" by J. Cugnet-Ballatyne, with journal word cards, class dictionary, and word search activities; as well as "The Auction" by J. Andrews, with task cards and more stories activities. This Canada lesson provides a teacher and student section with activities, big book assembly, sequencing activity, word cards, word search, and task cards to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
A Reserve Community is designed to supplement Saskatchewan Education's Grade Two Social Studies curriculum for classroom studies about the family and the community. The nucleus of this unit is the story, "Cody's Community". The story includes the concepts of identity, location, tradition, responsibility, transportation, occupation, community services and political structure. During the course of our unit, students will understand that a reserve is a community of First Nation's families; a reserve provides services to its residents; a reserve has a political structure; reserves have a history; and much more. This Canada lesson provides a teacher and student section with task cards, big book, storybooks, word search, and answer key to create a well-rounded lesson plan.
September 1, 2005 was the 100th anniversary of the province of Saskatchewan. While learning about the first 100 years of the province, you'll find black line masters for poems, songs, rebus chants, activity sheets, student bookmaking, hands-on centre activities, and a storyboard story. See the Bibliography and Resources to find Web sites for pictures of the Saskatchewan flag and other provincial emblems and to find a list of great storybooks by Saskatchewan authors. Contents include: Sticker Sheets, Name Tags, and The Welcome Basket - Storyboard Story. This Canada lesson provides a teacher and student section with poetry, art activity, listening activity, rebus chant, creative writing, bookmaking, song, chant, hands-on activities, and follow-up activities to create a well-rounded lesson plan.