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Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 4: Which Team Are You On?
Who is not drawn to trading cards? In this lesson, junior ecologists create a trading card of an animal or plant from one of Arizona's biotic communities. Gorgeous sample cards are provided in the lesson plan as well as a plethora of resource links that learners can use to collect information.
6th - 10th Science 56 Views 50 Downloads
Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 3: A Day in the Life
Junior ecologists examine Arizona's biotic communities and research an animal or plant that is found in this community. In this lesson plan, learnerss write a narrative essay about their assigned animal or plant. They research online and in texts to determine relevant information.
6th - 10th Science 3 Views 18 Downloads
Designing Connections: Bringing Communities Together
High schoolers design a community and write a persuasive essay selling their design. In this community relations lesson, students learn about design concepts and use problem solving skills to design structures and events that will bring communities together.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 15 Downloads
Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 1: Mapping Biotic Communities
As part of a unit on Arizona's biotic communities, young ecology learners create a map. They describe how humans and animals adapt in their habitat. They take notes and create graphic organizers from articles they read. Beautiful maps, graphic organizers, grading rubrics, and student worksheets are provided to make teaching this top-notch lesson a breeze!
6th - 10th Science 3 Views 21 Downloads
Community Worker Trading Cards
Students practice the comprehension strategy of identifying details to support the most important ideas in a text. They use a graphic organizer to take notes and then use the notes to create Community Worker trading cards. They share their cards with each other, pointing out the most important parts of their worker's job.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 14 Views 77 Downloads
Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 2: Biotic Communities Vocabulary
Part of a unit on Arizona's biotic communities, this lesson focuses on the vocabulary to be used. Terms include biodiversity, topography, desert, hybridization, niche, and more! Youngsters will define these words from contextual situations, use them in sentences, and then solve a crossword puzzle by the definitions.
6th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 24 Downloads
Lesson: Ginger Brooks Takahashi: Powerstich: A Forum for Community-Building
This is a great way to build community in your school, experience process-based art, and explore the critical-thinking process. While quilting as a class collectively (just like a quilting bee) pupils listen to poetry and prose of a social nature and discuss these pieces as they complete a quilt that represents issues of community, gender, and the environment.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Community Forest
Fourth graders plant a tree. In this sustainable forestry lesson, 4th graders define community forest and brainstorm a location to plant a new tree on the school grounds. Students learn how to plant a tree and discuss choosing an appropriate tree for it's location.
4th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Introduction to Urban & Community Forestry: Why Do We Need Trees?
Twelfth graders construct a timeline to show changes and trends in the future of urban and community forestry. In this forestry lesson, 12th graders discuss the importance of trees. They read a timeline and add future events to show their vision for forestry.
12th Science 5 Views 14 Downloads
Places in My Community
Young scholars determine the different businesses and buildings in their community. In this community lesson, students identify different community locations and their purpose in the community. Afterward, the young scholars collectively sing a song dealing with the community locations.
Pre-K - K Social Studies & History 13 Views 81 Downloads
Lesson: Elizabeth Peyton: Artist's Community: The Real
What is real or imagined? The lines of beauty reality, and imagination are blurred in Elizabeth Peyton's portraits of her community. Learners analyze her use of artistic technique in conveying real and imagined communities. They then use multimedia techniques to creat a real or imagined community of their own.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 7 Downloads
First graders explore the different products and services provided by community helpers. For this community helpers lesson, learners participate in a role playing activity where the students transform into community helpers. They break into teams, one provides a service the other provides a product.
1st Social Studies & History 38 Views 150 Downloads
Tenth graders consider the impact of individual contributions to the good of communities. In this diversity instructional activity, 10th graders discuss the types of groups that people belong to as well as motives behind the actions of individuals.
10th Language Arts 8 Views 35 Downloads
Students identify the strengths and weakness in their community. They take a community walk and take pictures of people interacting with the environment and the "green spaces" in their community. They then write a persuasive essay convincing their community to take care of their green spaces, create more green spaces, and detailing the importance of green spaces.
1st - 4th Language Arts 9 Views 40 Downloads
Introduction to Community Helpers
Students examine different types of community helpers. For this introduction to community helpers lesson, students discuss stories and view a PowerPoint presentation of students working as community helpers and defining the jobs.
Pre-K - K Social Studies & History 41 Views 161 Downloads