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English Lesson Plan on National Grammar Day
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.
5th - 7th Language Arts 19 Views 127 Downloads
Students identify some famous people in the United States and why these people are famous. Students identify and discuss famous people in Japan. Students use internet websites in bibliography if computer is available to learn more about HOKUSAI.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Fourth graders research major contributions (mostly inventions) and famous people from an assigned dynasty of Ancient China. They research background information of their dynasty such as the time period ruled, the founding emperor/empress, and the territory ruled by the dynasty.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Famous People Internet Research Project #1
Eighth graders brainstorm what makes people famous and discuss the concept of a biography. In this ESL famous people lesson, 8th graders share names of famous people, draw one of the names and research and collect information. Students will explain their famous person in their own words.
8th English Language Development 3 Views 0 Downloads
Seventh graders discuss and make a list of potential science careers and the skills needed for them. They research an historical scientist and make a presentation to the rest of the class, in the persona of that scientist. They hold a mock conference in which each scientist discusses his/her latest discoveries.
7th Science 18 Views 57 Downloads
Shakespearean Comedy on Film
This lesson will focus on the aspects of Shakespeare's comedy that become more evident in performance. By viewing clips of the same Shakespeare scene in different film versions, high schoolers have the opportunity to engage in a close critical analysis and to compare the play to its film version.
9th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 81 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Women’s Roles in As You Like It
“There is nothing that becommeth a maid better than soberness, silence, shamefastness, and chastity, both of body & mind.” This line, from Thomas Bentley ‘s The Monument of Matrons published in 1582, typifies the way women were viewed during the Elizabethan period.
9th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
International Trade and Exchange
Your class members will begin this great lesson on the interests of international free trade and exchange by participating in an exciting hands-on simulation. They will then proceed to read a comic book on the topic and complete guided reading questions, and conclude by reviewing an interview on globalization with an op-ed writer from the New York Times.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 70 Views 66 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
My First Biography: Christopher Columbus Storia Teaching Guide | Scholastic.com
Sail with Christopher Columbus on a biographical reading adventure. Young explorers will learn about the life of Sir Columbus as they hone their comprehension skills through guiding questions, shared reading, and fluency practice. Included in the teaching guide are flashcards, a vocabulary matching game, a timeline worksheet, additional reading suggestions, and cross-curricular ideas to connect this text to four different subjects.
K - 1st Social Studies & History 115 Views 120 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Riding on a Pendulum
A comprehensive resource gets fourth grade physical scientists making observations about the period of a pendulum and then applying knowledge to a playground swing. Through seven different stations, they will record observations and measurements about how the pendulum works.
3rd - 5th Science 15 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Where’s the Water?: Acting Out Science Cycles
Young scientists transform themselves into rivers, oceans, clouds, and drops of water in order to explore the water cycle. After assigning and explaining to students their different roles in the activity, the teacher reads aloud a narrative describing the different stages of the water cycle while the class acts out each event.
2nd - 5th Science 121 Views 84 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Carbon Dioxide & Krill: Impacts
What effects do temperature and carbon dioxide levels have on the zooplankton of Antarctica? This concluding lesson in a short unit on climate change and the ocean helps environmental scientists answer these questions. After learning about current Antarctic research through the provided slide show, lab groups perform an experiment to see if brine shrimp respond to changes in their environments.
9th - 12th Science 27 Views 20 Downloads
Astrobiobound! The Search for Life in the Solar System
A multi-faceted and exciting activity awaits your astronomy students. In collaborative groups, they plan a mission to hunt for extraterrestrial life within the solar system, while adhering to specific measurement criteria.
K - 12th Science 37 Views 29 Downloads