Thematic Units

In my classroom I use integrated thematic units to teach various skills to my students throughout the school year.  The internet is a great resource for finding ideas when planning lessons.  This page will be a compilation of ideas that I have found on the internet, through various resources or my own original ideas.  Feel free to make any suggestions and I hope that you will find this page useful!

Check out these links to articles about the benefits of utilizing integrated thematic units to teach concepts:

Cross Curricular Thematic Instruction

Integrating Music into Language Arts Instruction

Using Thematic Units to Teach Content Reading Subjects

Integrated Curriculum

Updated: here is a PDF document that lists all of the themes that are taught throughout the school year and when.  Click here to see this.

Here are some of the thematic units that I have posted:

  1. All About Me
  2. Apples
  3. Back to School
  4. Bears
  5. Fire Safety and Community Helpers
  6. Transportation
  7. Pumpkins
  8. Fall
  9. Mice are Nice
  10. Spiders
  11. We Are Thankful
  12. Gingerbread Man
  13. Christmas Time
  14. Marvelous Mittens
  15. Penguins
  16. Winter Wonderland
  17. Down on the Farm
  18. Dental Health

Note: The individual thematic pages are also listed under the Thematic Unit heading in the far right column.  I will be adding various thematic pages throughout the year, so check back often!

11 thoughts on “Thematic Units

  1. Wonderful blog! Great ideas, I plan to share your blog at our next grade level meeting. Please continue to update and share your thoughts and ideas!

  2. WOWzeeeee……Astounding……..I am incredibly amazed at the extensive amount of excellent resources you have available here! I do not need to search any further for my Apple and Fall activities for next week! Then there is fire safety and pumpkins, and………..OH MY! Thank you, thank you for sharing your awesome resources!

  3. I’m a pre-service teacher…definitely putting your site in my delicious account, so many resources! Thank you so much for sharing!!

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