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Technological Grand Conversations
Conduct a written literary discussion and diminish stress about public writing. Class members, already arranged into literature circles, compose and post responses to novels, signing with initials or class number. The process continues until each member of each literature circle has had a chance to contribute to the conversation several times.
9th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Unit Conversion Example: Drug Dosage
An example of unit conversion using drug dosage is the focus of this video. Sal, the all-knowing pre-algebra guide, takes a problem from a nursing class to show the process of unit conversion within an algebraic expression. This helpful video contains examples and hints that are well-paced for all learners.
11 mins 7th - 9th Math 11 Views 9 Downloads
Instruct youngsters how to convert from one unit of measurement to another. This basic skill is useful in science courses as well as in math courses. Learning check slides are included to help viewers practice solving these types of problems.
4th - 7th Math 22 Views 128 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Conversations with Inches and Centimeters
Measurements in customary units and measurements in metric units. How do you convert inches to centimeters? How do you convert centimeters to inches? Have your mathematicians find things in the classroom that are less than a rulers length, have them measure length and width, and then make perimeter calculations.
5th - 7th Math 37 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Metric Conversion: Stair-Step Method
Elevate young scientists' skills with unit conversion using the stair-step method. Detailed instructions and a neat stair-step diagram are on the first page. Four pages of practice problems follow, mostly with real-world applications. All science students need to be able to convert units in the metric system, and this is an outstanding tool for teaching or practice!
6th - 12th Math 192 Views 168 Downloads
Pennies to Heaven
Even though pennies seem to be relatively thin, stack enough of them into a single stack, and you could have quite a high stack. Enough so, that the final result can be a surprise to you as well as your class. This activity centers around using fractions, very large numbers, and unit conversions to describe length.
6th - 8th Math 53 Views 77 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson Plan 9: Writing Really Good Dialogue
Good dialogue in a narrative moves the story forward, creates tension, and reveals something about the characters and their relationships with one another. The series of exercises included in this resource give writers a chance to practice crafting conversations between their characters.
9th - 12th Language Arts 28 Views 74 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Converse of the Pythagorean Theorem
Use the given tasks and detailed teacher's commentary to introduce your 8th graders to the Pythagorean theorem and its converse. Embedded links to information about Egyptian geometry make your presentation interesting. Consider giving your class members a 12-inch piece of yarn with which to demonstrate a right triangle and the Pythagorean theorem triples the way that this ancient culture did.
7th - 9th Math 52 Views 71 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Written Conversation: The Need for School Constitutions
Do schools need written constitutions? Fourth graders dive into this constructive conversation by answering, sharing, and discussing five relevant prompts. The written conversations protocol, a highly effective discussion management strategy, is included in additional materials.
4th Language Arts 16 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Area and Volume Metric Conversions - Grade Seven
Students investigate unit conversion. In this unit conversion lesson, students will build models of square and cubic centimeters using grid paper and generate formula tables for converting units of area and volume. The tables will be used to solve real-life problems.
6th - 8th Math 15 Views 87 Downloads
Student Opinion: When Did You Have a Great Conversation?
Conduct a classroom conversation about communication using this resource as a jumping-off point. For this The Learning Network activity, learners read an excerpt from The New York Times opinion piece, "The Flight From Conversation," and respond to a series of questions about conversation in modern times.
7th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 124 Downloads
How to Start a Conversation
Do you have some shy kids in your classroom? This worksheets provides them with five tips on starting a conversation. After reading each tip, they are asked to write about a personal experience with someone. This conversation worksheet will be useful for kids both in and outside of school.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 56 Downloads
Volcanoes and Earthquakes: Measurements and Conversions
What is a standard measurement? That's what learners explore here as they use an ordinary item to measure other items. They then determine a conversion factor between their chosen measuring device and a standard unit of measure, and complete division or multiplication to make the conversions.
5th - 6th Math 3 Views 38 Downloads
Here are some practical conversion scenarios for scholars to figure out. They examine an example table converting cents to dollars before completing two of their own. For the first, learners convert weeks to days. Some of these are done for them so they understand the pattern.
4th - 6th Math 3 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Science Talk: How do Bullfrogs Survive
Following the reading of the book Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle, the ninth lesson in this unit involves emerging experts in a science talk about how bullfrogs survive. Looking back through the text, young scholars prepare for the discussion by gathering specific evidence about the many adaptations of this interesting amphibian.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 64 Views 41 Downloads CCSS: Designed
If my dog is 36 inches long, what is his length in feet? There are 24 measurement-conversion problems here involving inches, feet, yards, and miles. Two example word problems walk learners through this process before they try it on their own.
5th - 7th Math 14 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Practice converting units of measurement and reading data from a table. Young learners study a conversion table at the top of the page, and use the information about converting units of capacity (ounces, cups, quarts, etc.) to solve the 24 problems.
4th - 6th Math 19 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Moles Lab Activities
General chemistry class members engage in a mini-unit on mole conversions. Through nine lab activites with varying degrees of difficulty, they practice measuring mass and volume, molar calculations, and stoichiometry. Terrific teacher notes give tips for mentoring minors through the lessons.
9th - 12th Science 79 Views 192 Downloads