Paper is Power brings excitement and education together, helping teachers, parents, and students with curricula based on Common Core standards. Our free kits provide step-by-step lesson plans, objectives, and directions. Learn more about our elementary, middle and high school kits below.
These fun, engaging lessons help teachers show students where paper comes from, how it’s made, and the many ways paper can be used! These fun activities help students learn Common Core topics like math, scientific processes, and language skills, as well as understand more about paper, working forests, and other things that should fit well with your lesson plans.
Classroom Poster: How Paper is Made
The Story of Paper: Coloring Book
Activity: How to Make and Test a Paper Airplane
Activity: How to Make a Cellphone Stand with Paper
Activity: Make a foldable book
Activity: Using Fortune Tellers for Education
Activity: How to Make a Paper Hat
Activity: How to Make Paper
Learning how to organize your thoughts, then write them down and edit them can open a lot of doors in the future. The middle school Paper Is Power curriculum emphasizes the value of writing and editing on paper. Kit lessons include dedicated sections on fiction, nonfiction and poetry and provide educators with the tools they need to make these Common Core lessons interesting and successful. The kit also highlights 3 famous authors who were masters at revision: Lucy Maud Montgomery, Frederick Douglass, and Wilfred Owen.
Through reading and discussing Paper: Science and Sustainability, high school students develop skill at reading nonfiction that touches on both social studies and science/technical topics. They also learn about one of the major industries in the world and the career and educational opportunities within it.