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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
New Review 501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository, narrative, and literary response), and each category comes with a general rubric and a set of sample essays.
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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 instructional activity. 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 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 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
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 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 lesson is intended for the upper-elementary classroom during the Spring season (March or earl April is ideal).
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
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 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
Breaking News English: Europe
In this Europe worksheet, 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
Words in the News
Learners 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 ESL & ELD
Abraham Lincoln and the Five-Dollar Note
Students study Presidential history by researching Abraham Lincoln. In this U.S. history instructional activity, 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 CCSS: Designed
New Review Introducing Europe
Provide your learners with a comprehensive introduction to Europe with this great set of worksheets. Map activities include matching European countries to their capitals and places on a political map, as well as exploring different landscapes, major rivers and seas, and other physical characteristics of Europe.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
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