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Poetic Word Choice
Groups or pairs choose ordinary objects from a bag and rename them based on traits, so that a stapler becomes a "paper cobra." Then they connect this exercise to the way authors use language to emphasize certain traits through word choice. They record and explain special or unfamiliar words while reading from the verse novel Keeping the Night Watch by Hope Anita Smith.
6th Language Arts 16 Views 61 Downloads CCSS: Designed
From pharaohs and pyramids to the mummification process, this packet is a fantastic resource for studying ancient Egypt! Worksheets not only review key terms and practices that are foundational to ancient Egyptian culture, such as religious beliefs, writing, architecture, etc.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 39 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Postwar European Art
A fantastic collection of postwar European art is ready for the class. Contained in each of the 69 slides are images of art that represent the abstract movements that define the period. L'art Brut, French photography, tachisme, cobra, and the postwar art of England, Spain, and Italy are all depicted.
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Learners discover how helicopters work through an interactive program. They also examine why helicopters are more difficult to fly than airplanes. They discover the history of the helicopter and how it has been used in military operations.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Drama: Working Together
Students participate in a host of activities designed to encourage creativity, collaboration, and cooperation. They experience walking in different ways, greeting various types of people, and mirroring, where one student duplicates the movements of the other.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 21 Downloads
Students write and draw about their knowledge of reptiles. In this reptiles lesson plan, students view a nature video focusing on lizards and snakes. They complete a chart comparing and contrasting lizards and snakes. They then focus on defense mechanisms that they learned from the video and compile a list of strategies of defense.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Graphing Maniac's Ups and Downs
Original and cross-curricular, this reproducible graph comes with a chronological list of 19 events from Jerry Spinelli's novel as "data." Readers plot each one on a scale of 1-10 to show how happy Maniac is at those moments in the story. Completed graphs allow the class to chart, visualize, and track changes in Maniac's mood over the course of the book.
4th - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 68 Downloads
The Jungle Book Pt. 5: "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi"
Use these questions to test your pupils' comprehension of the short story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" by Rudyard Kipling. Assign these ten questions as-is and have your class use computers to respond to the questions and receive instant feedback, or copy the questions over to another document and give each individual a hard copy.
6th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 47 Downloads
Documentary-Style Research Projects
Show your pupils how to use guiding questions to help them focus their research into a topic. Using the framework provided by these questions, researchers explore a topic, collect interesting facts, and prepare a PowerPoint presentation on their topic.
5th - 7th 21st Century Skills 7 Views 137 Downloads
Learners explore biology by completing a research project on a specific animal. In this reptile research lesson, students discuss the characteristics that classify an animal as a reptile and view video clips of reptiles in action. Learners create a Venn diagram comparing snakes and lizards and write a summary about a chosen reptile.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark Storia Teaching Guide
Teacher guides are wonderful tools with tons of ideas that help you relate content in many different ways. Using the high-interest book, Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark, learners will hone their discussion and reading comprehension skills.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 164 Views 460 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The African Savanna
Are you thinking about taking your class to the local zoo? Kids of all ages love visiting exotic animals in order to learn about biodiversity, habitat, and animal adaptations. Here is a 44-page activity guide that provides educators with a wide variety of pre-trip activities intended to enhance the overall field trip experience.
1st - 5th Science 23 Views 17 Downloads
Biodiversity in a Wetland Ecosystem
Online activities make learning about wetland biodiversity interactive! First, ecologists navigate through National Geographic's 56-page "GeoStory" about US wetland ecosystems. They use the FieldScope tool to investigate the Barataria Preserve in Louisiana and predict where assigned species might make their homes.
5th - 12th Science 28 Views 36 Downloads
New Review Ancient Egypt Art
Help your class prepare for the AP art history exam with a PowerPoint presentation that features over 130 images of the art of ancient Egypt. Most works are identified and dated, and maps of the areas where the works were found are included.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads