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Functions, Graphs, and Limits
High schoolers, with the assistance of their TI-89 calculators, create graphs and tables of values for functions. They then utilize this graphical and numerical information to explore limits and solve equations in a variety of formats and designs.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 18 Downloads
It's Alive! Part II: Mary Shelly's Frankenstein
Students examine the novel "Frankenstein" for examples of cloning. They relate the story to the ethics of cloning and genetics today. They also compare the text with films that have been made about the novel.
9th - 12th Language Arts 11 Views 68 Downloads
Riemann Sums and the Fundemental Theorem of Calculus
Students explore the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. In the Calculus lesson, students investigate indefinite and definite integrals and the relationship between the two, which leads to the discovery of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.
11th - 12th Math 15 Views 50 Downloads
Applications of Integrals
Twelfth graders investigate applications of integration. In this Calculus lesson, 12th graders use the TI-89 to explore various problem solving techniques including symbolic, graphical, and numeric methods of solving applications of integrals.
12th Math 6 Views 15 Downloads
Parametric, Vector, Polar, and 3D Functions
Twelfth graders investigate the capabilities of the TI-89. In this calculus lesson, 12th graders explore the parametric equation for a circle, for arc length of curves, and for trajectories. Students investigate the symbolic and graphical representation of vectors.
12th Math 3 Views 18 Downloads
Other Voices - Latino and Chicano Literature and Identity in America
Twelfth graders analyze "Dedication" and "Child of the Americas" using a double-journal format. They compare responses and infer meaning from the connotations of select images in the poems write a paragraph describing the importance of language in the poets self-identity.
12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Eleventh graders answer the question Why Westborough? Why did their town develop as it did, what types of industry were here and why. They are introduced to journal writing. Students free write about ideas that stand out from class. They research Eli Whitney and write down an epitaph for his gravestone.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Students integrate integrals. In this integrating integrals instructional activity, students integrate definite and indefinite integrals. Students use their Ti-89 to find the integrals of cubic, inverse, and trigonometric function graphs on a given interval.
11th - 12th Math 3 Views 14 Downloads
EU Simulation: The European Council
Students take on the role of European Council members. In this European Union (EU) lesson, students research pertinent issues facing the EU. Students use their research findings to prepare for a debate simulation.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Who Started the Civil War? Comparing Perspectives on the Causes of the War
The discussion continues: Who started the Civil War? So why not get your intelligent learners involved. Readers use the account of Confederate spy Rose O’Neal Greenhow to begin their analysis of who started the war. Scholars are challenged to confirm or refute perspectives on the matter by using other accounts and opinions on who or what is to blame.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Preparing for College: A Guide for Families
You don't come across resources like this one very often. It is a tool for you to use with parents and guardians of learners in grades 6-12. It provides a complete outline for a 27-slide presentation geared at helping guardians coach their children in preparing for college.
7th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 34 Views 63 Downloads
Using Algebra to Explore Problem Space
Students apply their knowledge of math by rewriting word problems using equations. For this word problem lesson, students build upon previous knowledge as they set up the correct steps to solve word problems. This lesson is full of hints for teachers to teach math better.
7th - 9th Math 52 Views 198 Downloads
Hidden Stories: A Three-Part Lesson in African-American History, Research, and Children’s Literature
Groups of high school learners conduct research on a particular era of African-American history, focusing on events, people, and places important to that era. Next, they review children's literature in four different genres. As a culminating activity, group members combine what they have learned in their research and readings to create their own piece of children's literature based on African-American history.
10th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 103 Downloads
Finding My Pathway
Eighth graders engage in a lesson that is concerned with the acquiring of skills necessary to make informed career choices. They examine the type of language that should be acquired for communication in the workplace. They also have class discussion about written journal entries.
8th Social Studies & History 8 Views 56 Downloads
New Review M&M Science and Math
A series of math and science activities feature M&M's® as manipulatives to help kids work through equations. The resource includes exercises on finding averages, percent of compositions, moles in chemical reactions, genotypes and phenotypes, collecting data, and half-lives of radioactive isotopes.
6th - 12th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Bodas de Sangre Essay
Your advanced Spanish readers will gain historical perspective by relating how the events leading up to the Treaty of Paris (1898) are reflected in the symbolism and imagery found in Bodas de Sangre. You will need to locate a copy of the work and create the assignment sheet and rubric, but this plan includes the standards addressed and a brief outline of the week's events.
11th - 12th Languages 3 Views 9 Downloads
1917 French Posters
What was French life like in the later years of World War I? With this as your guiding question, International Baccalaureate classes will study the 10 French posters and answer a variety of questions (in French). Although not all of the links posted work correctly, the questions are accessible.
11th - 12th Languages 8 Views 8 Downloads
Prepare your seniors for the world of work with a series of resume-building exercises. Job seekers gather and organize information about education, honors, personal achievements, computer skills, and work experience. After examining sample resumes, pupils fill out the provided template.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 56 Views 227 Downloads