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Work on biographies and nonfiction text with this TIME Magazine article on Hillary Rodham Clinton. The article is short; at only five paragraphs, it could be a great reading comprehension activity or a model for a biography project. Six comprehension questions and a timeline allow young readers to delve into the subject more thoroughly.
Students taste sugar, lemon, salt, and tonic water, and identify which areas of their tongue tastes different tastes. In this taste lesson plan, students then create a tongue map.
Students examine the Preamble of the United States Constitution. In this United States government lesson, students read the Preamble and investigate a passage from the Preamble. Students identify the meaning of the specific passage and illustrate a picture about the Preamble. The illustrations can be placed together to develop a mural.
After viewing a video and reading an article about the threatened turtles and tortises in The Amazon River area, collaborative groups create a poster or presentation about how we can help them. Several links to other related lesson plans can be found on this page. Use this lesson and some of the others to create a complete marine biology unit for your middle-school scientists.
High schoolers in a special education class discover ways to effectively plan for the future. In groups, they research the programs and services available to them to discover the opportunities that await them. They read different sections of a book to help them realize they are not alone in planning and getting their life back on track.
Students examine the reasons why juveniles commit crimes. As a class, they watch movies showing juveniles committing crims and discuss the impact on societies. They take a field trip to adult and juvenile courts and compare their procedures and rulings. To end the lesson plan, they write an essay on their reactions and feelings toward juvenile delinquency.
Ninth graders participate in an activity designed to increase their understanding and awareness of the difficulties and complexities of raising a child. They view and discuss an overhead "Babysitter Wanted." Students discuss their experiences with babysitting. They devise a schedule for looking after a six-month baby for a day. Students discuss their current knowledge of child care.
Students explore the concept of budgeting. In this family economics lesson plan, students track family sources of incomes as well as family expenses for 1 month. Students analyze the data they collect and discuss personal budgeting.
This resource has many links to basic concepts behind nursing and wellness. Learners will define the terms community and health to then describe the six basic elements of community health practice to be used in nursing. This is an online activity.
Students examine the definition of surrogacy and the types of surrogacy. They analyze surrogacy and the law. They conduct debates, skits and teen forums regarding the subject of surrogacy.
Students use play props and dramatize scenes that help them learn all about babies. In this early childhood dramatic play lesson plan, students engage in a variety of activities involving caring for babies that enhance dramatic play, language, and fine-motor development.
Students examine current laws and use problem solving activities designed to develop in students the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate situations they may/ be confronted with as potential teen-aged fathers.
Students explore ways that children can help during mealtime preparation. In this adult health instructional activity, students discuss the benefits of letting children help. They view a cooking demo and implement what they learned at home.
Students in this workshop strive to be reflective listeners as Master Teachers. They focus on communication skills necessary to deal with common family problems and community problems.
Students compare and contrast the appearance of medicine and candy to demonstrate the need for safety precautions with medicines, and adult supervision.
Students investigate methods that families use for planning meals and budgeting for them. In this nutrition lesson, students complete activities that require them to determine how much it costs to feed children at different ages. Students also play a game that requires them to plan and buy nutritious meals.
Eleventh graders investigate the amount of money that families use throughout the year. In this economic and math instructional activity, 11th graders participate in a money bingo game. Students analyze the needs and wants for a household.
Students compare two First Ladies. In this American history lesson, students read speeches given by Barbara Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Students respond to questions about the speeches.
Young scholars explore world geography by participating in a child care activity. In this child sponsor lesson, students discuss the devastating lifestyles forced upon underprivileged children overseas and what can be done to help them. Young scholars raise funds for the underprivileged and write letters to the boys and girls.
Students inspect psychology by completing a worksheet in class. In this sexual health lesson, students discuss the responsibilities and maturity necessary in order to have a child and to also be sexually active. Students answer study questions regarding teen pregnancy and STD infection.