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In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Voltaire's Candide. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Personal Trainers: Working with Slope
Students investigate slopes as they apply it to the real world. In this algebra lesson, students calculate the slope using the slope formula. They analyze the rate of change as it applies to a work out regime, and graph their findings.
Identifying Proper Fractions/Improper Fractions/Mixed Form
Students identify proper fractions, improper fractions, mixed fractions, and more using fraction pictures and numbers. In this fractions lesson plan, students solve problems and draw fractions.
Students explore environmental education by participating in a class construction project. In this carpentry lesson, students create miniature furniture for their classroom. Students utilize cardboard boxes, glue, and paint to create benches, book shelves and tables which they utilize in class.
Move It! With Simple Machines
Students explore engineering by participating in a mechanical class activity. In this simple machines lesson, students identify many simple machines that allow them to perform tasks easily each day. Students collaborate in small groups and create their own inventions by utilizing wood, screws, tools, and other carpentry style materials.
Britain's Brickies Build a Fortune
In this reading comprehension learning exercise, learners read a 2-page article titled "Britain's Brickies Build a Fortune." Students then respond to 11 short answer questions regarding the article.
Students study power tools and what tool they should use for what project. For this project lesson students learn how to safely operate power tools then write what they learned in their journals.
Woodwork Merit Badge Workbook
In this Boy Scout woodwork merit badge instructional activity, students complete 4 pages of short answer questions that include a list of the first aid that would be needed for woodworking injuries. They write about safety procedures, how to tell if wood is ready to be worked with, and identify different types of wood.
Boarding School vs. Day School Experiences
Learners compare and contrast the lives of Hopi children that attend boarding school and those that attend day school. In this schools lesson plan, students understand changes over time as they look at these schools chronologically.
A Better Way
Students increase awareness of organizations that grew out of necessity and increased social consciousness during the Civil War and Reconstruction. They trace the origins of three organizations founded for the common good. They link organizations of the past and present.
Introduction to Multiplication
Students construct equivalent sets, skip count by twos, threes, fours, etc., combine the sets, and finally, multiply simple numbers. Each student use candy to construct sets, write multiplication algorithms, and solve simple multiplication problems.
Third graders learn the song "Blow the Man Down" and know that it is a work song. They differentiate between loud and soft singing. They use body movements to reinforce the recognition of music in 3/4 time.
How Do Organisms Vary?
Students study variation of organisms. They determine this variation arises from genetic and environmental causes.
Sundials and Shadows - What Can They Teach Us About Seasons?
Middle schoolers collect and analyze data relating to seasonal changes. They view a video, research web sites and build a sundial to collect their data.
Lesson 3: What Happens When a Bank Makes a Loan?
High schoolers role-play to show how bank loans made to people can have an impact on others in the community. In small groups, they analyze hypothetical loans, using flow charts or other diagrams to describe the probable impact of each.
Learners use a pie (circle) to study fractions. They create their own fraction problems and demonstrate to their classmates how to solve the problems. They discuss ways they use fractions in their daily lives.
Loyalist? Ghosts of the Hudson River Valley
Young scholars examine how national events effect them in New York. They examine case studies about individuals who represent different groups in society.
Women and the Law Ladies of the 80's: 1780's, 1880's, 1980's
Students examine laws that have affected women in history: the 1780's, following the United States independence from England; the 1880's, the time of westward expansion, the silver/gold era, and the coming of the Industrial Revolution.
Students recall unique characteristics of Nepalese painting, sculpture, and music, create an example from one area of Nepalese art,s and share this with the class.
Technical Writing Assignment
Students demonstrate, in writing, the proper technique to measure, square, and cut a piece of stock to length using a circular saw.