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The Impact of Climate Change on Prairie Potholes Activity 2: Graphing/Data Analysis
Prairie potholes are dips in the earth that contain water, which is vital to the survival of many prairie inhabitants, including the Mallard Duck. Middle schoolers analyze data on the disappearance of these potholes in relation to the mallard duck population.
6th - 8th Science 33 Views 49 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Origami Ducks: Geometry, Listening, and Following Directions
Make origami ducks with your class to reinforce geometry concepts and vocabulary; develop fine motor and visual translation skills; and enrich study of Japanese culture, the pond habitat, or migration. Create a whole group "worksheet" about shapes and symmetry with a word bank.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 39 Downloads
Ordinal Numbers for English Learners
Help your beginning and intermediate English Learners develop academic vocabulary with this activity about ordinal numbers. Read and discuss the Eric Carle book Ten Little Rubber Ducks. Your ELs use ordinal number cards to practice stating where different duck cutouts are placed in a line.
K - 1st Math 12 Views 175 Downloads
Cartoons for The Classroom: Lame Duck Congress
Clear up "lame duck" congressional confusion with this political cartoon analysis worksheet. Background information on the concept's history and current use is provided, and 2 cartoons give a past and present context. Three talking points (could be writing points) guide educated conclusions about the more modern cartoon, and encourage deeper thinking about potential advantages to being a lame duck politician.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Art: Drawing Ducks in Their Natural Habitats
Sixth graders explore various waterfowl species and discover how duck stamps are used. After researching specific types of birds for a stamp competition, they draw the birds in various natural settings. Before sending the submissions, 6th graders display their work at a school art fair.
6th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 1 Download
What a Character! Comparing Literary Adaptations
What do Robert Downey Jr., Basil Rathbone, Jeremy Brett, Fritz Weaver, Roger Moore, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Daffy Duck have in common? Why, it’s elementary, my dear Watson! They all have portrayed Sherlock Holmes. Literary detectives launch an investigation of how varying portrayals of a character influence a drama.
9th - 12th Language Arts 50 Views 70 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
If you're stuck inside on a rainy day for PE, or just want to give your class a body break, try out this fun game involving quick mental math and movement. Waddling around the classroom as ducks, learners compete in math duels, trying to progress to walking and finally standing on chairs as victors.
K - 6th Physical Education 3 Views 0 Downloads
Who Am I?
Birds and ducks are the stars of this colorful word search. In it, learners identify 16 different species of birds and ducks. There are colorful and accurate pictures of each of the birds. Pupils must match up the picture with appropriate word down at the bottom of the worksheet.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Duck, Duck, Goose or Swan?
Students study the waterfowl of a wetland. They use Venn diagram to compare and contrast the duck, goose and swan. They research the waterfowl using the Internet. They create a timeline and slideshow of the life of a duck, goose, or swan over the course of a year.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Similar to the game duck, duck, goose, assemble your class in a circle. Choose a number range (within ten numbers) begin walking around the circle counting and select a child by tapping her. The child then picks up the counting sequence and continues until you give her the signal to stop and pick the next counter (the child closest to her when she stops).
K Math 11 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Above, On, and Below
This boating picture is missing a few things! Scholars practice common prepositions and counting as they add details to a scene. They follow specific directions by drawing two birds above the boat, three fish below it, and two ducks on the water.
Pre-K - 1st Math 3 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Stories of Status Symbols
A good writer needs to be observant and have an imagination. Hone those creative writing skills with an activity inspired by a very old Chinese artifact. Learners examine the piece Mandarin Duck Rank Badge, and then write a story from the perspective of one of the animals depicted on the badge.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 3 Downloads
Symbols and Trading Cards
A silk rank badge was a symbolic emblem worn by high officials during the Qing Dynasty. Your class will get a chance to examine the details, symbolism, color, and design of such a badge as they make their own symbolic trading cards. Mandarin Duck Rank Badge is used to inspire the investigation, and from there learners will choose symbols to research as they make their trading cards.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 5 Downloads
The Golden Students
Scholars view the video, "Donald Duck in Mathmagic Land," and discuss examples in nature which have proportions of the golden ratio. They measure and record different body lengths from a worksheet and convert the ratios to equivalent decimal forms.
6th - 12th Math 23 Views 117 Downloads
Internet Assignment : All About Ducks Research Worksheet
In this Internet research worksheet about ducks, students access a given web site to find the answers to 7 questions and to make identifications of 5 pictures that are on the worksheet. They print out coloring pages and learn a new song about ducks by accessing two more sites.
4th - 5th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 7 Downloads