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Preparing for Poetry: A Reader's First Steps
Students examine denotation and connotation in language, and paraphrase a poem. They read and analyze a sonnet by iam Shakespeare, analyze the attitude and tone, paraphrase a poem, and create a thesis about a poem based on textual evidence.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
A Gift For Mom and Dad
Ninth graders read O'Henry's, Gift of the Magi before writing an expository essay. They watch a teacher PowerPoint about word definitions and explore the connotative as opposed to denotative meaning of "gift" in their essay. They present the essay as a gift itself after word processing it.
9th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 24 Downloads
An engaging lesson which has elementary learners measure weight to the nearest pound and construct and interpret a bar graph! They measure length using non-standard units and determine area using square tiles. Pupils round their birth weight to the nearest pound and construct a bar graph displaying the weights of the entire class.
K - 5th Math 6 Views 59 Downloads
In this nuclear decay worksheet, students read about alpha and beta decay and the isotopes formed by the reactions. Students solve nine problems including writing the equations for the decay of radioactive isotopes, identifying the particles emitted in the decay process and identifying nuclides formed in decay reactions.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 62 Downloads
The Role of Women in the Revolutionary War
Students explore the roles of women in the Revolutionary War. In this roles of women lesson, students break into groups, and research one woman. Students gather information and present it to the class. Students view a cartoon about women and discuss it's meaning and how it portrays women.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 27 Views 137 Downloads
Topic Sentences and Transitions
High school writers identify the purpose of both a topic sentence and a transitional statement. They write a topic sentence which denotes the paragraph topic and the author's stand on that topic. Then they write an effective transitional statement which connects the ideas of a preceding paragraph to those of a subsequent paragraph.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering 20 Views 135 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Building Cards
Students select vocabulary words from their reading each week then complete a card for each word which includes definition, source and a sample sentence. They share their cards with the class and complete vocabulary building cards worksheet in class.
9th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 42 Downloads
Applications of Motion
Students explore motion in different positions. In this math lesson, students experiment with motion in a straight line vertically or horizontally. They also graph these lines on a TI and examine the curve produced when an object is thrown.
12th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 13 Downloads
From Courage to Freedom: The Reality Behind the Song
Students read Frederick Douglass' autobiography as an analysis on slavery. In this slavery and literature analysis lesson, students read Douglass' slave narrative and analyze the precise word choice, imagery, irony, and rhetorical appeals. Students .
10th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
The Writing Center: Prepositions
While the focus is applicable to middle schoolers, high schoolers, and higher education, the slides are text heavy (as they were originally designed for higher education). Learners will review rules for using a preposition and how to use a prepositional phrase before seeing a list of prepositions.
7th - Higher Ed Language Arts 22 Views 32 Downloads
Unlocking New Words
Students are introduced to the various types of suffixes and prefixes. In groups, they identify the root words and determine the proper suffix or prefix to add to the root. They complete a worksheet and review their answers to end the lesson.
6th - 8th Language Arts 11 Views 147 Downloads
Students research word frequencies in Macbeth and create a frozen picture inspired by a word. In this Macbeth lesson, students view Blood Will Have Blood and discuss the dual meaning of the word "blood." Students identify five major words and explore the denotative and connotative meanings, discussing the atmosphere and mood created by the repetition.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads