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Plan and play three days of Olympic games at your elementary school. This set of plans is based on the Winter Olympics. Pick and choose what you might use for your location, for the available space you have, for the different grade levels. There are a lot of ideas with brief descriptions of the activities and events. Put on your thinking caps and use this as a jumping-off point to plan your own Olympic days.
In this decision-making worksheet, students choose 1 out of 6 toys for a young boy. Students match 7 vocabulary terms to their proper definitions. Students fill in 3 blanks in 2 sentences. Students complete a variety of assignments about toy stores and board games. Students participate in a role-playing scenario involving parents and gifts they buy for their children.
Young scholars study life science. In this food webs and food chains comparison lesson, students examine the wetlands to discover the relationships that exist between the animals that live there. They participate in group activities and discussions and also complete independent journal entries. This lesson includes worksheets, vocabulary, and resource information.
Four fabulous activities immerse amateur astronomers into measuring objects that we cannot handle. The experiences are applied to NASA's Space Interferometry Mission, which will take measurements of planets around stars other than our sun. The lesson plan is extremely well-written, containing background information, teacher narrative, materials and procedures for the activities, and mathematical applications. Add this engaging lesson plan to your space science repertoire.
What a great way to discuss the immigrant experience in America! Learners read First Crossing, a book of short stories by Pam Muñoz Ryan, Lensey Namioka, Elsa Marston, and Minfong Ho. After reading, they engage in activities to identify context clues, answer cause and effect questions, and distinguish between fact and opinion.
Students provided with opportunities to explore the animals and plant life that coexist in the various layers of the tropical rainforest. They appreciate the diversity of life in each layer. Students write a report on a particular plant, animal and insect. They create a mural depicting features and life forms of each layer of the Rainforest.
Here are a series of lessons which combine transactional writing with interpersonal speaking, and require learners to adopt a role in a fictional community. Children learn to work together to make appropriate decisions affecting the community. There are six lessons within the unit; each has well-defined learning outcomes. There are many excellent worksheets and assessments embedded in this unit.
Following an exhaustive list of animal idioms, metaphors, and similes (categorized by animal), an online interactive quiz checks reader facility with their use. In each of 20 questions, a sentence has a definition for one expression in parentheses. Example: We had (an exciting and interesting time) at the conference. Readers select one of four choices; correct answers are a click away.