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In this linear equations and polynomials learning exercise, students add, subtract, and multiply polynomials. They factor equations using the GCF and the difference of two squares. This three-page learning exercise contains 50 problems. Answers are provided on the last page.
In this three part comma usage worksheet, students are first given sentences where they must correct errors in comma usage. Students then go on to punctuate sentences with commas after introductory words and phrases, then they must write their own sentences using the introductory word given.
Analyzing Island of the Blue Dolphins, elementary readers discuss the main characters, setting, and plot of the story. Individuals then write a short summary, illustrate, and choose a piece of music to enhance one chapter. Each individual's work is compiled in a class movie.
Students explore human character by reading classic children's books. In this story analysis lesson, students read the book Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell and Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. Students identify the character traits and plots of the books before writing poetry based on the stories.
Students explore echolocation of animals. They examine how dolphins and other echolocating animals use their senses to locate and identify objects without using their sense of sight. Through experimentation, they discover how sound waves travel. Students graph their results.