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Students discuss autumn. In this language arts lesson, students discuss words that are associated with the season of autumn. Students read books about autumn.
Students review child abuse, safety precautions, and participate in various activities that teach these concepts. They discover how to provide safety for children in their care and make a list of safety precautions they should follow when caring for children.
Students participate in an overview of a course introducing early childhood education outlining the state guidelines for Utah. Topics covered include developmentally appropriate practice, developmental theories, and children's developmental stages. In a class discussion, students determine the differences between child age groups.
Students explore, analyze and study how to develop developmental appropriate practice activities for learning experiences/activities/centers. They assess several chapters, work on key vocabulary terms and take several test along the way.
Practice parenthood with this baby simulator. Feed, bathe, diaper, and entertain a three-month old virtual baby for two days. Make sure to keep up the food, energy, and comfort levels.
Students discuss and become aware of the dangers of gender stereotyping and the media's role in perpetuating gender stereotypes. They view magazine advertisements and make entries in their journals after guided discussion.
Learners consider the differences between egalitarian and traditional marriages. They analyze a series of video clips and mid-century advertisements looking for evidence of gender bias in marriage. Feminism, gender roles for women and men, and marital conflict are all discussed. Includes several web and video links.
The purpose of these activities is for economics or business classes to understand how salaries are calculated, and learn about the net incomes from different professions. Additionally, the class learns about budgeting. While the objectives are sound, the instructions are confusing at times, and there are some minor typographical errors. 
Caregivers have the responsibility to meet the needs of those in their care. Prepare your class for a life as a child care worker with a lesson on the responsibilities needed to care for a child. They view a presentation on caregiving and complete a related worksheet.
What is peace and what does it mean to our society? To understand why peace is celebrated and what character traits or concepts relate to the action of peace, learners engage in a discussion, story time, and a craft project. The lesson idea can be fitting for any holiday that promotes peace and unity, including: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Harmony Day, Unity Day, or Peace Day. Along with the main craft, which is a unity wreath, links to other crafts and book titles are included. 
Here is an engaging geometry lesson which has students identify the properties of shapes and cut shapes out of magazines. They make cookies using cookie cutters in various shapes.
Students create a genealogy book tracing their heritage many generations back. They examine their own ethnicity, attitudes, and self-awareness. They examine new American trends regarding family structure and ethnicity.
Students describe how to build a snowman and sequence pictures showing order of construction and describing what happen to snow when exposed to warmth. They arrange snowballs in correct order according to size.
Students reflect on the lives of older people they know, then research and debate the key issues surrounding scientific experimentation in anti-aging. They write a short story that reflects their own philosophical beliefs on aging and longevity.
Young scholars complete a worksheet while watching a film about whales. They examine the human impact on whale migration and identify adaptations the whale has acquired in able to survive. They discover how global warming has effected the whales as well.
Young spenders take a look at the best ways to save and spend money. This type of financial education is lacking in schools, so implementing this lesson would be of great value to your students. Things like bank checking account fees, amounts of interest on savings accounts, fees associated with credit cards, and the "cheapest" way to make purchases are all explored. Some excellent activities and worksheets are embedded in this fine plan.
Students participate in an online whale watching game. They identify the reasons for migration and describe the route. They make predictions on what would happen if the ways did not migrate.
Young scholars complete a worksheet while watching a video about how humans affect the ocean environment. They discover the need for a practice of balancing fisheries and their fishing practices. They examine how scientists use data to help educate the public.
This is part 2 in a 4 part lesson on banking and personal finance. In this lesson, learners analyze whether or not they have made a good purchase, then discuss how to make an informed decision about a purchase. They create a T-chart, a grid, participate in an interactive activity and navigate a website.
A thought-provoking lesson presents how different cultures view death. Upper elementary through high school pupils engage in a series of activities that will leave them with a new understanding of how death is dealt with globally. Excellent websites and streamed videos are included in this fine lesson.

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