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Why do people create governments? Where did we get our ideas about government? This is a fantastic introductory lesson for your American government class that begins by reviewing the philosophies of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke in detail, and is then followed by activities and worksheets that compare their views on the state of nature, the social contract, and the inherent responsibiilities of government.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 62 Views 52 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Spread of Enlightenment Ideas
Looking for a simple and straightforward reference on the Enlightenment for your young historians? Check out this list of key terms and important figures from the period, followed by a traditional assessment where your learners will be asked to match historical figures with their appropriate accomplishments and respond to brief constructed response questions.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 82 Views 82 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Car Deal Package
Buying a car is no easy task, and can have major long-term consequences if done without proper financial knowledge. Ensure your learners are prepared with the information and criteria for comparing different car deals and signing contracts.
10th - 12th Math 21 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Shorten words with contractions. Second graders use apostrophes to shorten words, including harder ones like might not. Next, they write out the longer versions of various contractions. Have them write a story with these contractions for extra practice!
1st - 3rd Language Arts 60 Views 94 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What are the Spanish contractions? Review the contractions, and then provide your class with this practice sheet. For each of the 13 sentences provided, your learner must identify the correct translation out of the four options listed. Consider having them highlight or underline each Spanish contraction they see.
7th - 9th Languages 8 Views 35 Downloads
Earth Day Contractions
If you want to make learning fun, turn it into a game. Grammar gets an Earth Day make-over with a fun themed matching activity and contraction worksheet. The resource includes several sheets of cards, each containing the contraction and the two-word phrase that the contraction stems from.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 12 Views 16 Downloads
Student Safety Contract
With spaces for both your science pupils and their parents to sign, this laboratory safety contract is a must-have for your science classes. Twenty-one rules applying to protection and hazard prevention are listed. Discuss them with your junior scientists and then have them take the contract home to share with their parents.
7th - 12th Science 37 Views 85 Downloads
The Right to be Safe at School
Create responsibility and a sense of ownership while you design a classroom behavior contract. Gathering ideas from learners themselves allows for input and accountability from more that just the teacher. Everyone feels validated and heard as ideas are written on a large chart, emphasizing zero-tolerance for bullying.
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 72 Downloads
Shorten That Stack
Can and can't, will and won't, do and don't - work on contractions with this resource! Young grammarians use pieces of poster board that are cut out into letter shapes with felt apostrophe marks. They work together to construct contractions out of the materials.
1st Language Arts 6 Views 27 Downloads
Why Do We Have Governments?
Young scholars explore the contract of renting land for the Ipswich Public Schools. In this compare and contrast lesson, students compare and contrast a contract made in 1650 to the contract of 2008. Young scholars work in groups, read newspaper articles and list differences in the two contracts.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Are you looking for a good presentation on contractions? This one could be for you. Learners are coached on what contractions are and how they are made. Then, in each slide, pupils must identify contractions, and also turn contractions back into their original two-word form.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 27 Downloads
Start with a short review of contractions and definite articles! There is some important information located at the top of the page to help learners complete the three short activities that follow. Learners fill in each blank with a + definite article, making any necessary contractions.
7th - 9th Languages 3 Views 12 Downloads
Students relate contracted words to words that had surgery. For this contraction lesson, students create eight bows for a kite and put them into word families. Students change the words by cutting and putting in their (scar) apostrophe. Students complete a homework worksheet.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 17 Views 102 Downloads
Contractions: An Introduction
A solid introduction to the concept of contractions is provided in this resource. The definition of contractions and how they are used is discussed and shown in example sentences. Students also look at several example sentences and a paragraph containing contractions.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 7 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Listening for Meaning: Same Sound
Learners demonstrate listening skills and determine meaning from conversation. They are meant to listen to a taped conversation, but being that it isn't included, you will need to create one. As a follow up, individuals complete a worksheet involving past perfect verbs and modals such as better, would, or rather.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 71 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable