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- Melanie B., Home schooler
- New Port Richey, FL
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Learners understand that temperatures in Alaska can be negative numbers. In this temperature lesson, students recognize the temperatures above and below zero. Learners compare temperatures using the greater than and less than signs. students look at weather words from Alaska. Learners complete a worksheet recording temperatures.
Students discover the animals of Alaska. In this Alaskan animals lesson, students work in groups to think of animals they may find in Alaska. Students research Internet sites for information on the animals they chose. Students make a poster about the animals and share with the class.
Students are introduced to caribou and their migratory behavior. Students will learn some basic facts about caribou and map the migration route of the Porcupine caribou herd of Alaska and northwestern Canada. They will conclude by drawing pictures of scenes along this migration route and writing captions to describe their drawings.
Learners investigate world geography by creating a written document. In this tsunami safety instructional activity, students identify the potential impacts earthquakes and tsunamis can have on cities and towns around the world. Learners locate specific areas in Alaska where tsunamis are more likely to hit and create a safety brochure which instructs people how to avoid problems if one strikes.
Students explore narrative traditions and storytelling from Alaska, Hawaii, and other cultures. In this storytelling lesson, students think about how everyday events can become stories. Students view "The Voyage of Kealoha" video and complete interactive computer activities.
Students examine the historical issues that impacted the development of the Alaska Constitution. Using the internet, they read various articles and answer questions related to the Constitution. They write an essay from the point of view of a framer of the Constitution and discuss how far the state has progressed.
Students compare and contrast the United States and Alaska Constitution. After reading each preamble, they identify the reasons for each constitution to be drafted and discuss what they reveal about citizens responsiblity in government. They define and use new vocabulary as well.