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Winter Landscape by Pieter Brueghel
Learning about art is more than just looking at pictures, it's critical thinking, social studies, analysis, and observation skills all rolled into one. You'll share the painting Winter Landscape by Pieter Brueghel with your class, first by going over background information and then by working through a guided observation.
1st Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Stick Horse Rodeo
Yee-haw! Youngsters read all about the history of rodeos in a brief informational text, which has select vocabulary words defined within the lesson. After learning about the various events, they choose one and create a poster advertising it (consider doing this in small groups and assigning events so each one is covered).
K - 3rd Physical Education 24 Views 74 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Day the Mesozoic Died
While this is not the traditional, step-by-step lesson plan, it is chock-full of material that you can easily incorporate into your earth history unit. Its main purpose is to serve as a guide to using a three-part film, The Day the Mesozoic Died, which uncovers evidence in the fossil record for the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period.
6th - 12th Science 14 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What is Natural Selection?
Examine exactly what is meant by natural selection, as well as how it works in nature and through the assistance of humans. Presented with fun graphics and simple narration, the complex topic of natural selection is clearly explained in eight minutes.
9 mins 6th - 12th Science 25 Views 25 Downloads
New Review Rwanda, Past and Present
Explore the deep and lasting impact of European colonialism on the African continent through the lens of the Rwandan nation. Class members will take part in an experiential activity as Hutus and Tutsis, analyzing the divisive conflict between the two groups, and then take guided notes on the history of Rwanda and the scramble for Africa.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Brussel Sprout Bunny
Students create miniature "brussel sprout" bunnies using clay pots, brussel sprouts, mini poms, Easter grass, and fake silk flowers. This instructional activity is intended for the upper-elementary classroom during the Spring season (March or earl April is ideal).
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Ukrainians Prepare for Conflict as Russian Troops Move Into Crimea
In early March, 2014, Ukrainians braced for conflict as Russian troops moved into Crimea. After viewing a video interview with a Wall Street journalist at the location and reading a brief news article about the event, learners discuss the Russian occupation of Crimea and the responses of both residents and the city of Kiev.
6 mins 8th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Breaking News English: Libya No-Fly Zone
Students discuss a current event. In this interactive current events lesson, students evaluate an article on Libya not having a no-fly zone. They listen to the article and are given the opportunity to express their opinion in multiple forms.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Breaking News English: Europe
In this Europe learning exercise, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Europe.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 4 Views 8 Downloads
Words in the News
Students observe and demonstrate how read and comprehend a short news report. They read an article about AIDS and HIV testing, define key vocabulary terms, and complete a skimming activity. Students then take a quiz and complete a variety of comprehension worksheets.
9th - Higher Ed English Language Development 3 Views 12 Downloads
Plant Parts You Eat
Plants provide a variety of delicious foods essential for human survival. In the fourth lesson of this series on food science, young scientists investigate common fruits, vegetables, and grains in order to determine which plant part is represented by each.
K - 5th Science 57 Views 40 Downloads
Abraham Lincoln and the Five-Dollar Note
Students study Presidential history by researching Abraham Lincoln. In this U.S. history lesson, students discuss the changes in the 5 dollar bill and create a timeline of Abraham Lincoln's life. Students complete a puzzle activity based on the leadership characteristics of Lincoln.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Let's Cook!
Recipes, tasting activities, images of fruits and veggies, fun food facts... you name it, this resource has it! Your class will be cooking up wonderful dishes in no time with these materials. Included here are recipes, handouts, worksheets, and more for a beginner course and an advanced course.
K - 7th Health 44 Views 31 Downloads
Introduction To The European Union
A lot happened to European economics, policy, and social systems after WWII. This 24 page social studies packet provides images, reading passages, comprehension questions, and critical thinking questions regarding all things Europe from 1945-1980.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 28 Views 104 Downloads
"You're Probably Tired, Dear Diary" - Children's Diaries during the Holocaust
As part of the study of WWII and the Holocaust, class members read a series of diary entries written by children during the onslaught of Nazi occupation. Each entry is accompanied by biographical information and discussion questions. The tone of the entries becomes more and more terrifying as the persecution progresses.
9th - 12th Language Arts 25 Views 49 Downloads
The Formation of the Western Alliance, 1948-1949
Students investigate the rationale for the formation of NATO in the face of a nascent Cold War. They use the Internet to access primary sources from the era and analyze the blockade of Berlin as the impetus for formation of NATO.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 32 Downloads