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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Speech Writing
Love Songs
Toothpick Sculptures
Area of a Shamrock
Fact and Opinion
Olympic Events from A to Z
Macaroni Names
Shapes and Angles
Tile Probability
Hand Sculpture
Dough Dreidel
National Olympic Trends
Mold Observation
Chalk Drawings
Monster Math
Biographical Data Organization
Compare the Cookies
Sand Painting
Traditional Pumpkin Pie
Thingamajigs
Balloon Rocket
Bottle Flutes
Anthropomorphism
Matching Animals To Their Names
Egg Volume
Discoverer of America?
The Medal Winners
Food From Around the World
How Far is Sydney?
How Does Soap Affect Bubbles?
Thumbprints
The Great Wall of China
Surf the World
Columbus Portraits
Hurricane by David Weisner
What’s My Name Worth?
Food For Thought
West African Tale
Melting Ice
Am I a Square?
How Much Does Your Name Weigh?
Popping Popcorn
Pumpkin Volumes
Record a Story
"Thanksgiving" Poem
What’s Your Valentine Worth?
Leaf Estimation
Discovering the Area of Triangles
Mini-Parade