Denotation Teacher Resources
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Analyzing the Language of Presidential Debates
Learners analyze the language used in political debates. In this linguistic analysis instructional activity, pupils study various techniques used to convey meaning and extend that knowledge with analysis of several presidential debates.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 78 Downloads
Design a Thermostat
Using a thermostat is an eco-friendly way to control indoor climate. Young engineers practice building electric circuits by designing and constructing a thermostat. Plenty of background information, a vocabulary list, links to the worksheets, and more are provided.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 8 Downloads
7.013 Spring 2005 Problem Set 2 - Genetics
Three pedigrees are presented for junior geneticists to interpret. Then, a double strand of DNA is printed for them to analyze. Hypothetical animal crosses are described, from which learners determine the genotypes and phenotypes of the offspring.
9th - 12th Science 34 Views 43 Downloads
Using Basic Properties to Solve Problems in Math
Learners identify and define the rules of properties of real numbers. They rewrite each of the problems listed using the commutative or associative properties. Pupils apply problem solving strategies to clarify situations in a table provided and justify logical statements.
6th - 8th Math 49 Views 759 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Calories in a sports drink
How much can a company round numbers without being misleading? Learners investigate the accuracy of claims made by a sports drink company. Teachers could easily modify the activity by bringing in their own beverage bottles, or by taking a picture of an actual nutrition label.
7th - 10th Math 8 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How Many Solutions?
Determining the number of solutions is an important stepping stone to higher math. In this case, the resource asks algebra pupils to find a second linear equation for a certain solution of a system. When one is asked for a linear equation with exactly two solutions (see part b) the answer is not clear.
7th - 9th Math 10 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Neurons and the Nervous System
The highlight of this series is activitiy #4. Anatomy pupils examine slides of three unknown cells. With the function of the nervous system in mind, they consider the structure of each and try to guess which one is part of that system. In other activities, they examine the nervous system of earthworm and grasshopper specimens, or they study drawings of different animal nervous systems.
7th - 12th Science 32 Views 111 Downloads
Can you train a worm? Biology buffs will have a blast trying! Using planaria or earthworms, they introduce a certain stimulus repeatedly until the desired response happens more quickly. They also explore the response of their own eyes to light and their eye-hand coordination.
7th - 12th Science 12 Views 44 Downloads
The Visible Spectroscopy Expert Witness Problem
In a simulated crime science investigation, chemistry or physics sleuths use spectroscopy to analyze solutions. The instructional activity gives learners practice making salicylate solutions, using spectrophotometers, calculating dilution amounts, applying Beer's law, and measuring volumes.
9th - Higher Ed Science 14 Views 47 Downloads
It's Getting Hot in Here
Discover the environmental and economic impact of global warming. After reading an article, emerging environmentalists identify how different countries are responding to the Kyoto Protocol. They research emission laws and write a news article from the perspective of a delegate who is attending the Kyoto Protocol conference in Buenos Aires.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 274 Downloads
MUSICAL ELEMENTS OF THE LITTLE PRINCE
Young scholars demonstrate knowledge of musical instruments and the families of the orchestra. They acknowledge different voice types found in opera. Students interpret emotional expressions through listening. They compose sounds to express emotions.
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 25 Views 74 Downloads
Sorting out Homophones in Ronald Dahl's Matilda
Identify the correct homophone using the Visual Thesaurus. Learners recognize homophones in a reading passage from Matilda. They complete a dictation exercise, rereading for the correct homophones. Pupils self-correct using the quotes dictated.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 45 Views 108 Downloads
Electric Car: American Industry and Innovation
Explore the concept of electrical cars through technology and language arts activities. Learners will research advancements in car building and watch "Electric Car: American Industry and Innovation." They will then create marketing campaigns to sell the cars.
7th - 12th Language Arts 28 Views 134 Downloads
Eastern European Studies
One worksheet, three projects. Learners explore Eastern Europe and mark Eastern European countries on a map. They then collect and record census data on thirteen different countries, and write a 3-5 page expository essay on one of the countries.
6th - 10th Language Arts 9 Views 52 Downloads
Back to School: Style Analysis
Jump back into expository writing and analysis at the start of a new school year! Start with a review of an authors' stylistic choices in diction, syntax, treatment of subject matter, and figurative language. Writers choose a text to analyze in a complete essay.
9th - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 163 Downloads
Pre-AP Strategies for Spanish Literature
Take a break from vocabulary development and have your Spanish scholars immerse themselves in Spanish culture. What are common Spanish proverbs? In short sessions over the course of a few weeks, the class will learn about different proverbs and the cultural differences between Mexico and the United States.
11th - 12th Languages 36 Views 97 Downloads
Commonly Misused Words
After reviewing two pages of commonly misused words: effect/affect, accept/except, there/their/they're, etc., students must choose the proper word in ten different sentences. Note: Answers are listed at the bottom of page three.
3rd - 9th English Language Development 61 Views 593 Downloads