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Students examine the role of mythology in their own lives. After reading stories, they discover the various theories on the origins of the universe and compare the symbols used by different cultures. To end the lesson, they research a real event and identify and discuss the mythical representations of the event.
Root vegetables inspire the series of activities included here. Class members participate in activities related to language arts, social studies, science, visual art, and math. At first, the long list might feel overwhelming; however, there are strong ideas alongside weaker ideas and a considerable amount of information about root vegetables and the related exercises. While the resource lists many standards, you might find it difficult to meet every single one.
Learners create a design for water collection, sanitation, or supply. In this hydro-technology instructional activity, students learn about the global water crisis. Groups of learners read water technology articles, draw or design a device or process, and present their designs to a mock review board for feedback.
Examine the works of visual and performing artists with upper graders. Using the works, they identify the comparisons among the techniques used. They will also review the six traits of effective writing and keep a writing journal throughout the year to see their progress. Finally, they will work together to create fabric murals for display in their school.
Students engage in shared verbal and written reflections about ethnic traditions. They study fairy tales of the Caribbean and the repeating patterns or themes used in folktales and fairy tales. They discuss similarities and differences among the various versions read prior to this lesson plan.
Review the history of words with your young readers. They then participate in an activity in which they draw pictures to represent words. They draw a picture depicting an event of importance in their lives. Then they trade pictures and try to identify what the pictures represent on their classmates' drawings.
Students explore the Ottoman style of poetry. They view a video, Suleyman the Magnificent, and view maps of Europe, Asia, Africa and the Mediterranean Sea. They research the Ottoman Empire and keep a journal. They read various Ottoman poems and identify themes and images.