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- Estela H., Teacher
- Lewisville, TX
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Here is an interesting worksheet that's all about elephants. In it, learners answer ten true-or-false questions about elephants, then respond to ten questions that come from a story about Daisy, the circus elephant. The questions should lead to some valuable discussion regarding the treatment of animals in circuses.
Students complete activities for "Driving Miss Daisy." In this "Driving Miss Daisy" lesson, students complete time zone research projects and role play the drama " Driving Miss Daisy". Students watch a video for the drama and complete a Venn diagram for both. Students write an essay, complete a word search puzzle, and a map activity with a related worksheet.
Here's a fine instructional activity that combines poetry with life sciences. Learners carefully listen to a poem that's all about a food chain. As the poem is read, learners name the producer, the herbivore, the carnivore, and the omnivore. Lots of terrific scientific discussion should result from the reading of this poem. Then, pupils get into groups and come up with their own original poem that depicts a food chain. They illustrate their poems, and the products are displayed on the bulletin board.
Fourth graders observe and demonstrate the problem solving process as they relate to math word problems. They read the problem "Upsie Daisy" together, generate questions using underlined key words, and brainstorm the operations they could use to solve the problem. Finally they write number sentences for the word problem, and in small groups demonstrate the same process for additional problems.
Writers incorporate pacing strategies in their own text after listening to the book Daisy Comes Home by Jan Brett. In this writing lesson, they recognize and identify the equal time given to each animal description in the book, and then they use this model as a guide to establish their own appropriate pacing as they develop a piece of writing.
Students and parents participate in a variety of activities intended to develop both the growth of the child and the parenting skills of the adult. They role-play daily activities, manipulate dough, discuss the rights and responsibilities of children, make construction paper daisies and write journal entries.
From this presentation, viewers learn not only what edible plants thrive in containers, they also examine ornamental varieties. It displays high-quality photographs and provides the lecturer's notes for each slide. Obviously, it can be used in a college level horticulture class, but another idea is to expose high schoolers to horticulture as part of a career exploration unit!
Introduce your young thespians to the elements of drama! Key vocabulary helps them through their first week of class. The presentation outlines parts of a script, stage direction, and strategies for reading a script. Tip: The strategies for script reading might be useful for struggling readers.
"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past..." Use this Great Gatsby novel study activity to reinforce literary analysis in your class. Working in groups, young readers write a script for a chosen scene from the novel. Suggestions for choosing characters, narrators, sound effects, dialogue, and setting the stage are given. Use a different novel for younger readers.