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Students 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 plan would be of great value to your learners. 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.
Students 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 plan 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 plan.
Seventh graders explore properties and relationships of geometric shapes through the use of tangrams. They create an example of symmetry using tangram pieces and list properties and give examples of similar and congruent polygons.
Students practice their conversational English Language skills, dictation skills, and explore job hunting/interview vocabulary. Students gain valuable experience and familiarity with job hunting language.
Explore poetry written by African-Americans before emancipation. 8th graders create collages, and explain why they chose specific stanzas. They display the collages on the class bulletin board that demonstrate an understanding of the American Civil War.
Find everything you need for a successful job shadow in for career explorers. Once learners have determined what field they are interested in, it's time to see these professionals in action! You'll find letter templates learners can follow and send to hosts; one is a request and the other a thank you. They bring an interview form (also included) to fill out during their visit. There is even a planning sheet to help pupils stay on top of their own logistics. For scholars who aren't ready or interested in visiting an actual job site, consider the virtual job shadow link here. 
Students explore approximate and exact solutions. In this interdisciplinary lesson, 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 lesson involves decimal notation, practice of basic math skills, and a discussion on tolerance for poverty.
Students 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.
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.
Students explore different federal laws promoting the education for the handicapped. In this literacy instructional activity, 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.
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.
Students discover the wonders of the ocean. In this ocean lesson plan, students rotate through ocean centers where they read, sing, play, and make crafts.  Students practice the letter O, the number 8, the color blue, and the star shape while in the centers.
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.
Students read a fact sheet about homelessness in the U.S. and Texas. For this homelessness awareness lesson, 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.
Learners explore world cultures. In this global studies lesson, students use a world map to pick a nation that they will be researching. Learners include information about their country, including the flag and a drawing of their country with bordering nations.
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. 

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