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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.
FACS: Keys for Caregiving
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.
Peace Education | Wreath or Tree Craft
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.
Circles, Squares, Triangles and Rectangles In Our World
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.
Building Tolerance for Poverty in Math
Students explore approximate and exact solutions. In this interdisciplinary instructional activity, 6th graders will be placed in 'family groups' to create a budget that is subject to random events as chosen from the 'things happen' box. This instructional activity involves decimal notation, practice of basic math skills, and a discussion on tolerance for poverty.
Growing in Communities, Kids on the Grow
Students participate in an after school program that promotes concern for others, recognizing differences, accepting differences, leadership roles, mentoring, self-responsibility and personal safety. They explore the diversity of their community and prepare to put on a neighborhood Olympics.
Understanding and Supporting Our Peers with Cognitive Challenges
Students explore different federal laws promoting the education for the handicapped. In this literacy lesson, students brainstorm how they can help individual with Down syndrome. They read a fiction book related to the topic and discuss their thoughts about it.
The Teenage Single Parent
High schoolers examine the challenges a single teenage parent faces. In groups, they research ways to positively cope with an unplanned pregnancy and design their own layette for their new baby. As a class, they discuss what it means to be responsible and role-play in different scenarios. To end the lesson, they write down their goals, not only for themselves, but also for their baby.
The Resume Workbook for High School Students
A 30-page fill-in-the-blank resume workbook walks job seekers through 10 steps to create a finished resume. Activities target uncovering skills and special talents, setting job objectives, preparing for an interview, and drafting the resume. Definitely worth the paper.
Community Research and Action Plan: Economic and Social Rights
Students research human rights problems in their community. They analyze and report on data gathered, and develop an action plan to address problems related to social and economic rights.
Homelessness – A Bottom Line Issue
Students read a fact sheet about homelessness in the U.S. and Texas. In this homelessness awareness lesson plan, students design a budget based on minimum wage earnings and evaluate how basic needs can be met. Students discuss and write about the challenges faced by low-income earners and optionally participate in community service to assist the homeless.
A Tall Story
High schoolers investigate the growth rate of a man named Bob Wadlow. In this growth rate of a man lesson, students determine if the growth rate of this particular man was normal or abnormal. High schoolers bring in data of their height over time and create a scatter plot of their data. Students compare their growth rate with Bob. High schoolers compare the average growth rates of males and females at various ages.
Students examine various products and analyze the marketing strategies used to entice consumers. They bring in a product they like to use, and using persuasive writing, they write their own advertisements for their products.
Bio-terrorism: Danger under the Microscope
Learners use videos, books, comic books, games, workbooks, internet, and other research tools to research bio-terrorism. In this bio-terrorism lesson plan, students research bio-terrorism and understand the biological agents use for it and how it is spread and the symptoms and treatments. Learners take a quiz at the end.
Building Dreams??? Who is There to Help You?
Students draw conclusions regarding personality based upon story events. The evaluate personalities based upon values and speculate on the effect individuals could have upon the future. They apply this analysis of motivation to the actions of others and self.
Literacy for All
Students research literacy statistics and form an action plan to improve community literacy. In this literacy lesson, students complete a true/false activity for a series of literacy statements. Students discuss the facts and enlightened self-interest. Students brainstorm ideas how to improve their community's literacy.
Students explore the wonders of bugs. In this bug lesson, students examine various types of bugs. Students make crafts, sing songs, discuss nutrition, and investigate different types of insects.
Growth Stages 1: Infancy and Early Childhood
Students explore biology by completing a human growth worksheet. In this child development lesson, students read assigned text about the human birth process and the ideal growth patterns for a child. Students answer study questions about children and complete a "Birth to 5 Years Old" worksheet.
Graphics Creation and Statistical Interpretation: Relating Local Economics and the Global Environment
Young scholars apply statistics, and graphical interpretation to economics, the environment and populations. In this statistical lesson students construct graphical displays and classify data.
About the Census
Students interpret a variety of informational texts to gain understanding of basic concepts about how census data are used. In this census lesson, students read maps, complete worksheets, and work in small groups to become aware of criteria necessary for analyzing conflicts over privacy.