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Spanning virtually all subjects, this digital approach to Venn diagrams gives compare and contrast a 21st century spin! Written specifically as a guide to Inspiration Software, but the visuals make it useful even without access to this program. Using a prepared comparison template, learners create informative diagrams with graphics, text, hyperlinks, and more. Prepared examples make modelling easy. Finally, pupils can create a multimedia presentation with the program.
Second graders explore today's jobs and use graphic organizers to classify them as providing a good or a service. A variety of resources, such as fiction and nonfiction literature, artifacts, photographs and diaries, are used to acquire information about daily life and the types of jobs that existed in the past.
Photosynthesis is such an important process for young biologists to understand. By implementing this incredible, six-lesson packet with your learners, they should have a thorough understanding of this important process, as well as an enhanced appreciation for the complex structures of living things. The activities described in the plans are all supported by fabulous worksheets, lab sheets, graphic organizers, photos, and a quiz at the end. Highly recommended!
Tenth graders examine the impact of the Great Depression on the United States. In groups, they use the internet to research the causes of the Great Depression and the effects of the Dust Bowl. To end the activity, they compare and contrast the federal government's role before and after the Great Depression.
Young readers use graphic organizers, such as Venn diagrams and story maps, to analyze a variety of folktales and the elements of a story. They use writing, sequencing activities, and creative art to identify the morals learned from a read aloud. This is a unit with at least eight lessons, and handouts are included.
Participate in a life science unit that examines the relationships of living organisms to each other and to their environment as well as the student's role in the cycle of life. Through hands-on activities, research, and scientific investigations they explore the problem of persistent pollutants and their harmful effects on both humans and ecosystems.
What influence did the arrival of the Europeans have on the Cherokee nation? That's what the historical fiction story The Trail of Tears by Joseph Bruchac helps readers to understand. Reading comprehension is the focus as the class completes a variety of activities such as restating key details, comparing and contrasting information, and looking at vocabulary in context. Scaffolding is included for English language learners.