Innovative
Classroom

Center Focus

Hero or Not?

  1. This center will work best after your class has spent some time learning about Columbus.
  2. Have your students write an essay answering this question:
    Was Christopher Colombus a hero?
  3. Have your students share these with the class.

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Thanksgiving Quilt
Line Symmetry
Re-tell A Story
How Many Classrooms Fit?
Interview a Veteran
Back to Back
Broken Ruler
"A Busy Year" Art
Ten Black Dots
Letter of Apology
Does Warm Water Rise Too?
Observe An Inchworm
Decorative Vase
Celsius versus Fahrenheit
Exaggeration In Stories
Jacks
Pocket Chart
All Kinds of Genres
Famous Places Wall
Grateful for Acrostic
Number Relationships
Compare the Cookies
American Anthems
Area of a Shamrock
What Do You Picture
Discovering the Area of Triangles
Election 2000
The Color Mix-Up
If I Were President...
Millennium Mural
Student Editorial
Monster Math
Shapes and Angles
Scattergories
Paint by Title
Spin-and-Spell
Food From Around the World
Word Association
Base10 Blocks
Aluminum Boat Contest
Persuasive Essay About "Millennium"
Melting Ice
Food For Thought
What’s Your Valentine Worth?
Thingamajigs
Puppets
All About Columbus
Discover the Explorers
How fast Can You Run?
Biographical Data Organization