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Students study how scientists like Robert Ballard use sonar to investigate the depths of the ocean. They see that some animals have an unusual way of figuring out what is around them in the dark. They study the echolocation capabilities of bats and think about how ocean scientists can learn from these animals to develop deep-sea exploration techniques.
Students explore current events by completing a list of worksheet activities. In this Libyan history lesson, students read a news article discussing the problems with Gaddafi in Libya and the effect it is having in the Middle East. Students complete true/false activities, word matches and other worksheet activities based on the articles.
Students read and respond to an article about world hunger. In this world hunger instructional activity, students read about a conference in Rome which addressed the problem of world hunger. They answer assigned questions using reading markers to locate text that helps them with their answers. They visit an associated web site after they complete the reading to see the UN's World Food Program.
Learners explore world leader's quests for peace. In this world leader research lesson, students read a speech by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and view budget figures for the United States. Learners work in groups to create an alternate budget. Students write in their journals about the article and draft a letter to their elected officials about their views on budget priorities.
Aid your English langauge learners with this series of grammar activities. In this National Grammar Day worksheet, learners read a passage about the importance of the day and complete a variety of different activities involving this passage. The culminating activities are a short interview, a mini-presentation, and a brief writing activity. While this resource provides a variety of activities, several ask learners to do the exact same thing in a different way.
Students design and construct an Alphabet Book for their assigned time zone. In this literature analysis lesson, students work in their assigned groups to research, design, and construct an Alphabet Book for their time zone. Students take a test on major cities of the United States.
Students examine the contributions of a few African American actors. After watching different films, they work together to recreate the film and the struggles faced by the actors. In groups, they compare and contrast the acting style of the different actors. To end the lesson, they identify the stereotypes used in films to represent African Americans.