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Looking for a rainy day activity? An article from the New York Times provides a nice topic for discussion. There will be many opinions and lively discussion as to how the class feels about cheerleading being a sport, or not. Ask them to state and support their reasons as to why or why not.
Students participate in a district American Heart Association Jump Rope event. They meet students in their age from other schools in a social setting. Students come to the High School gym on a Saturday morning in February. They are given a t-shirt, snacks and drinks for participating.
Students investigate how to work together during physical exercise. One person in the group records the number of exercises. They are scored according to a physical fitness participation rubric. The group is assessed together for a score. The grouping has one member who is motivating students during the activity.
Approach the topic of popularity with this resource from the New York Times and their Learning Network series. The article is about Alexandra Robbins' "Quirk Theory." Learners respond to the article excerpt either on paper or online. This could lead to an in-depth discussion about conformity and individuality at your school and the lives of your class members.
Students participate in numerous activities to improve spelling. Activities include, but are not limited to: writing words in ABC order, writing words backwards, creating silly sentences, illustrating words, coloring words, and more. Hands-on activities include spelling words in dirt, making words out of Popsicle sticks, converting words to Morse code, and writing a commercial using the words. The many activities listed are designed to interest and assist in spelling.
What are some of the many different ways a can person jump? People can jump from a standing position, they can jump from a running start, they can hop, skip, and leap. Take a look at the teaching cues and activities that explain to your young learners the different ways to jump.
A high-level introduction to fallacies of weak induction, including appeals to unqualified authority and ignorance, hasty generalizations, and weak analogies. Each fallacy is defined and shown with an example. For use mostly in college classes, this presentation could be given to an AP class.
In this problem solving strategies activity, students solve and complete 9 different word problems that include money and measurement. First, they list the sub-problems for each problem, solve the sub-problems and solve the problem. Then, students state their answer in a sentence.
Students explore the concept of 'sense of place' through journaling and class discussion. In this community lesson, students discuss what makes them feel like they belong. Students give three speeches that develop the sense of place feeling for them. Students interview community members about the history of their school and create a video presentation of their research.