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Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this integration of baseball lesson, students examine sources regarding the Jim Crow laws, Jackie Robinson, and race relations during World War II. Students analyze documents and write essays that address the topics.
Students explore storytelling by reading a book with their class. In this Christmas holiday lesson, students read the book The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree and discuss the era of the book, specifically World War I. Students answer questions about the book on a reading comprehension worksheet.
Young scholars use the internet to research the history, culture and political issues in South Africa. Using writing activities, they discover more characteristics of the country. They write how the natural resources found in the area affect its culture and how apartheid changed the nation.
Sixth graders read "The Bravest Dog Ever: The True Story of Balto" and "Woodsong" to study about the Iditarod. Students journal electronically, reflecting upon the reading. Students save this information to the file server. Students also examine how to save information from the Internet to a file server. Students complete different genres of writing.
Learners discover how to use a digital camera and how to make a PowerPoint presentation. They practice good listening skills and hear how to make a "Supa Dupa Egg." They take notes and use them to create an effective, step-by-step PowerPoint presentation. Resource includes several rubrics, detailed procedures for student work, presentation planning graphic organizers, and more.
Pupils define and discuss critical analysis. They are told that she was born in Virginia. Students discuss the location, climate, and industry of Virginia. They are asked if they have ever seen a sculpture like the one shown. Pupils are asked to describe the shapes they see in terms of line.