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The Hidden Power of Smiling
Smiling is something we may do every day and can appear benign, yet this common expression has more health benefits and psychological/physical implications than we realize! Using historical quotes, scientific studies, and a vast range of statistics, Ron Gutman demonstrates the hidden power of a smile.
7 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Principles of the US Constitution
After breaking into groups according to major principles of government (i.e. popular sovereignty, separation of powers, checks and balances, etc.) in the United States, your class members will produce public service announcements outlining their assigned principles, and consider which principle is most important to the Constitution.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 60 Views 48 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Word Choice and the Value of a Dictionary
Poets generally choose each word carefully, and Robinson Jeffers is no exception to this rule. Look closely at Jeffers' word choice in "Inscription for a Gravestone" and "The Deer Lay Down Their Bones" through discussion and writing. After choosing intriguing words as a class, send small groups off to look up these words in several different reference books and report their findings.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Compounding with a 5% Interest Rate
The balance in an account continuously compounding interest is the context of this engaging task. Your young accountants will investigate the ending balance in an account as they compound the interest more and more. Learners write the general algebraic form of the model and then use it to find how the number e is involved in continually compounding interest.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What Is the Writing Process?
Use this packet to support a narrative writing assignment. The materials included in the packet center around a prompt for writing about a rite of passage. Each part of the writing process is described and demonstrated. After reading the information and model, pupils apply the each concept to their own essay.
7th - 12th Language Arts 213 Views 150 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review “House by the Railroad”: A Painting and a Poem for the Common Core
Introduce your class to ekphrastic poetry with an exercise that asks them to examine Edward Hooper's painting House by the Railroad and Edward Hirsch's poem "Edward Hopper and the House By the Railroad." After a close reading of the two works, individuals craft an explicated pastiche to comment on another painting.
9th - 12th Language Arts 24 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Tone and Purpose: The Indirect Ways That Writers Communicate
Sympathetic, sarcastic, insensitive. Clarify for your learners the ways that writers use language to reveal their purpose in writing and their attitude toward their subject. Expand upon the presentation by including additional specific examples of the terms discussed and by asking your viewers to craft their own.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Seeing Words in a New Way
What's the best resource to use when looking up words? Use Visual Thesaurus to see a word's meaning. The class accesses the interactive website and then compares and contrasts the difference between using a traditional dictionary and the Visual Thesaurus.
6th - 12th Language Arts 34 Views 338 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Poetry: "love is a place" by E. E. Cummings
Show your class how to read, and analyze poetry through the rules of grammar as you explore “love is a place” by E.E. Cummings. Some might consider this plan overbearing and beating poetry to death, which might be true, if you do all of the activities.
6th - 10th Language Arts 231 Views 401 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Exponentials and Logarithms II
Learners are given a logarithmic function and its inverse exponential function. The task, which is to graph both compositions of the two functions, uses the inverse nature of exponents and logarithms to generalize about the properties of any two inverse functions.
8th - 12th Math 14 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Supply, Demand, and Market Equilibrium
An auction simulation, PowerPoint presentation, and candy M&Ms® are the perfect tools to help your learners understand the concept of supply, demand, and diminishing marginal utility. Here you'll find a thorough lesson plan that discusses step by step how to conduct these simulations alongside a PowerPoint, as well as the necessary activity handouts, worksheets, and answer keys.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 32 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Does ASA Work?
Your geometry learners explore Angle-Side-Angle congruence in this collaborative task. The sum of the interior angles of all triangles being one hundred eighty degrees, is the key learners will discover as they explain their reasoning for their solutions.
9th - 10th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
In this nuclear decay worksheet, learners 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 7 Views 64 Downloads
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
In this Algebra I/Algebra II/Geometry worksheet, students examine the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines and the relationship to the equation of the line. The four page worksheet contains explanation of topic, worked examples, and four practice exercises.
9th - 11th Math 20 Views 174 Downloads
Continuous Probability Distributions
In this continuous probability distribution worksheet, students identify discrete and continuous distributions. They calculate the linear combination of the independent normal random variable and determine probabilities using exponential distribution.
10th - 12th Math 15 Views 51 Downloads