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High schoolers sing sections of Ella Fitzgerald's famous song "A Tisket, A Tasket," arranged by David Elliot, in this high school music instructional activity for women's chorus. Emphasis is placed on proper singing techniques and the use of correct "scat" syllables.
Seventh graders explore an original musical manuscript. In this music instructional activity students look at an original musical manuscript and analyze the notation system that the composer used. The students also transcribe part of the manuscript using standard notation and solfege syllables.
Combine your class's hobbies with food and drink in a vocabulary worksheet. After filling out a timetable and deciding which activities occur in school and after school, kids use a word bank to complete sentences about various types of food.
Students sing and perform the song "Festival Hosanna" by Carole Stephens in this Choral lesson for the High School classroom. Emphasis is placed upon the National Standards for Music and singing proper Latin text in a group setting.
Explore the inventions of the past with a project on ancient tools. After reading an article about hunting during the Archaic period, the Late Prehistoric period, and the Historic period, kids fill in a cause-and-effect chart about the ways hunting inventions helped ancient civilizations to develop. An additional assignment prompts them to read about the inventions of the Post-It® Note, the telephone, and Velcro®.
Now that your kids know everything about the  world around them, it's time to get them familiar with the importance of connecting and communicating with other people using digital technology. They engage in two different activities that help them reflect on all the ways technology helps them research, connect, collaborate, and create. The lesson is very well thought out and addresses many facets of digital literacy and online safety.
Need a key to unlock writer's block? Introduce your writers to four easy steps that will release them from their mental prison. The brainstorming worksheet, designed to set free their imaginations, even has an answer key.
What fun! Thinking about thinking! Whether used as a bell ringer activity or to develop learners’ analytic skills, the 65 quotations contained in this packet are sure to develop metacognition skills. Each quote is listed by author, is accompanied by response questions, and suggestions for how to use the quote in the classroom. Also included is a link to a free site that allows writers to post and interact with other schools.
They say art often imitates life. Learners research and write an expository paper on modern dance choreographer, Alvin Ailey. They focus on describing how his life and background has influenced his dance creations. This is a great way to incorporate an appreciation for the art of dance while fostering good research and writing skills.
Provide your Spanish language learners with three options for a project to close out the school year. Small groups can create educational videos, translate song lyrics, or preform a short skit. Each project is described on the assignment page and specific requirements with point amounts are listed. All options require collaborative work and practice with Spanish.
Here is a week-long lesson on the roles of family members designed for first graders. In it, learners share stories of their families, listen to books about families read to them by their teacher, complete homework assignments and in-class assignments that are all about families, and create a large chart that lists the number of family members each student has. The lesson covers a lot of aspects of family life, and would be a good one to implement as a way of getting to know your pupils better.
Some Spanish learners believe the subjunctive is frightening. Help eradicate that fear by going into depth on when to use the present subjunctive. There are many different situations in which the subjunctive is used described here. You can create a reference page from the At a Glance page, use the presentation, or flip your classroom and have pupils access the information from home; the choice is yours how to use the different options provided in this resource.
Learn about philanthropy and poetic conventions with an inclusive lesson about Bill Gates. After learning about Mr. Gates' humanitarian efforts in the world, sixth graders use alliteration, onomatopoeia, rhyme, rhythm, and refrain in their own poems about philanthropy. Use this lesson in a unit about humanitarianism, or with articles about other non-profit organizations.
Students observe global cultures by listening to music and watching videos. In this Latin American dance lesson plan, students define merengue, salsa and other dances from the Hispanic culture while listening to Latin rhythm music. Students view educational DVD's which discuss reggae as well as the tango.
Students explore the concepts of community, belonging and human relationships through an Internet application designed to foster neighborly relations and write a persuasive statement to recruit others to join their community.
Tenth graders examine the role of Jewish Americans in the 1900s. They examing the changes in industry and inventions. They also identify how Jewish Americans changed society and religious organization.
Students discover the types of batteries and their uses. They experience static electricity by rubbing glass jars and using it to raise their hair. After discussing the importance of recycling batteries and using ones that are rechargeable, they build homemade wet cells based on the Voltaic cell.
Eighth graders create a survey, gather data and describe the data using measures of central tendency (mean, median and mode) and spread (range, quartiles, and interquartile range). Students use these measures to interpret, compare and draw conclusions about what the data show. Conclusions and convincing arguments to support those conclusions are incorporated into class discussion and a formal presentation.
Students examine the life of Dolores Huerta and her contributions to the development of labor unions. They read the book "Cesar Chavez: Triumph of Spirit," and in groups create a quiz, complete a Venn diagram, listen to a guest speaker, and write journal entries.
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed through the thoughts and feelings experienced by the survivors of the Holocaust viewed in this lesson.

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