Little Log Cottage School

third grade

How to Teach Theme and Why We Need To Teach It

How to Teach Theme and Why We Need To Teach It

The theme of a story may not be one of those skills we think of to teach.  However, theme is a very important skill kids need to learn to master.  When kids understand how to find a theme of the…

Teach Four Subjects At Once! ELA Social Studies & A Freebie

Teach Four Subjects At Once! ELA Social Studies & A Freebie

Before I jump into all of the activities of our Intro to Geography unit, I just want to share how excited I am to have a unit that addresses so many skills and is FUN!  The older a child gets,…

How I Teach History

How I Teach History

Getting a child excited about history can be a challenging feat.  I’ve found a really fun way to teach history.  Creating units around historical figures really was an eye opener for me.  As I began to concentrate on the PEOPLE…

Having Fun With Winter Vocabulary

Having Fun With Winter Vocabulary

If you’re planning on having fun with winter words, I think this winter themed vocabulary ELA (English Language Arts) pack will keep your lessons fun, challenging, and low-prep!  There are more activities than pictured so be sure to click here…

January Pick 3

January Pick 3

Now that Christmas break has come to an end, it’s time to regroup and focus on prepping lessons and motivating students through these cold days of January.  Before leaving for the holiday, I made sure I pinned lessons to begin…

Making History Come to Life: Chickasaw Indians

Making History Come to Life: Chickasaw Indians

[ Studying history is just as important as learning reading and math skills.  History allows students to understand society and change.  It provides a sense of identity and inspires us.   I love it when I read a story to…

3rd Grade Thursday: Fall Themed

3rd Grade Thursday: Fall Themed

Hi Ho, Hi Ho!  We’ve been working at LLCS for the past few weeks on skills surrounded in a fall theme.  Today I’m sharing the lovely lessons the 3rd grade has been working on. First off, I combined two units to create…