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Combinations and Permutations
Ninth graders explore combinations and permutations. In this discrete mathematics lesson, 9th graders examine hypothetical situations to gain an understanding of the difference between a combination and a permutation. The lesson provides for differentiated instruction and uses real-world application problems.
9th Math 26 Views 108 Downloads
What role does geography play in the development of a culture? How does ancient Greek culture still influence civilization today? These and other questions are explored in a unit study of Ancient Greece. The overview of the unit provided in this resource includes the unit and lesson objectives, essential questions, links to daily plans, graphic organizers, timed activities, a vocabulary list, and differentiated instruction strategies.
9th Social Studies & History 71 Views 121 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Tuck Everlasting: UDL Team Lesson Plan
Middle schoolers participate in a differentiated lesson about Tuck Everlasting. For this Tuck Everlasting lesson, students work on comprehension strategies that are leveled for their reading ability. They focus on the ability to tell the main idea of each chapter in an oral discussion, completing a character map, retelling the story, and assimilating the associated vocabulary.
6th - 8th Language Arts 16 Views 109 Downloads
Fraction and Decimal Equivalency
Mathematicians make representations of fractional parts of a whole and learn that a decimal is another way to represent a fractional part. Understanding is extended by comparing and ordering fractions and decimals on a number line. This high-quality resoucre comes complete with student handouts.
3rd - 5th Math 140 Views 254 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Lyddie: An Instructional Unit Resource Guide
Katherine Paterson’s young adult novel Lyddie is the foundation of a differentiated instruction unit that not only explores the rise of industrialization and labor but women’s rights issues as well. The resource links, list of activities, assessment tools, and template for planning modifications make this a powerful teacher resource.
6th - 8th Language Arts 50 Views 89 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Are You Absolutely Sure of the Value? - Grade Seven
In a math journal, seventh graders address the questions of using variables and notation in real-world math problems. In groups, they arrange themselves in order of birthdate, then subtract the number of their month from seven (for July). These numbers become the integers for a number line investigation on absolute values.
6th - 8th Math 7 Views 275 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing and Contrasting
Teach your third graders to compare and contrast literary elements in two different works on related topics. A pre-assessment activity asks young readers to identify story elements such as character, setting, plot, and main idea.
3rd Language Arts 78 Views 680 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Create a graphic autobiography integrating images and text. Working within the structure of the programs Comic Life and Photoshop, pupils integrate the Principles of Design. They focus on balance, rhythm, proportion, and text structure. The lesson provides assessment, differentiated instruction, and enrichment options.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 32 Downloads
Brick by Brick
Kindergarteners create an illustrated class book detailing their experiences creating adobe bricks and building a house that the Big Bad Wolf cannot blow down. Richly detailed, the lesson not only includes a recipe for Adobe bricks but also includes a discussion of man-made and natural materials, differentiated instruction support, extensions and connections.
K Language Arts 4 Views 77 Downloads
What's My Point: Persuasive Writing
Why do readers need to know an author’s purpose? How do you figure out what that purpose is? Guide your pupils through a series of activities that show them how to identify various techniques and structures used in persuasive writing. They then draft their own persuasive piece.
4th - 7th Language Arts 84 Views 1550 Downloads
Combinations and Permutations
Eighth graders test various hypothetical situations to gain knowledge of the difference between a combination and a permutation. They create lists and tree diagrams to assist them in organizing information. Pupils use counting techniques to determine numerical solutions for problems and situations involving combinations and permutations.
8th Math 15 Views 58 Downloads
Eighth graders analyze historical abolitionist speeches to gain knowledge of the social, economic and political effects of institutional racism and discrimination. They write an essay analyzing an abolitionist speech. Pupils write about the speech that they researched that an abolitionist gave.
8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 28 Downloads
Fraction and Decimal Equivalency - Grade Four
Investigate fraction and decimal equivalencies by using base-ten blocks and grid paper to determine the relationships. Your young mathematicians will compare and order the fractions and decimals to increase their understanding of the concepts.
4th - 5th Math 31 Views 385 Downloads
The Acid Test
Ninth graders investigate acids and bases. In this pH lesson, 9th graders test, observe, and discuss natural acids, bases and the pH scale. Students will construct a KLH chart and then use litmus paper to test an acid, base, and water. This lesson includes instructional tips, differentiated instruction, several extensions, and necessary attachments.
9th Science 10 Views 49 Downloads
Interpreting Data Related to Industrialization
Ninth graders compare and contrast industrialized and non-industrialized nations. In this global studies lesson, 9th graders analyze data from nations in the world and determine how the statistics indicate the status of nations.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads