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Strawberry Girl Lesson 1: Florida's Location and Shape
Students examine Florida vegetation, shape and location. For this Florida lesson, students read Strawberry Girl, write a journal entry, explore the "Central Florida Memory" website, and create a 12-month vegetation calendar.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Straberry Girl: Florida's Location and Shape
Students explore geography by reading a story about Florida. In this Florida vegetation lesson plan, students read the book Strawberry Girl and identify the locations in Florida that are mentioned in the book. Students identify the type of vegetation most popular in the state and create a calendar based on the plants.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 24 Downloads
History of Ponce de Leon in Florida
Based in sound Educational Theory, this lesson uses art to convey the story of Ponce de Leon. Mild to moderately disabled students hear the story of the Fountain of Youth, examine a paining of Ponce de Leon, and act out a scene as Ponce de Leon.
6th - 8th Special Education 13 Views 28 Downloads
Students explore the daily life of Florida settlers. In this Florida settlers lesson, students research daily life in the 1800s using Second Life. Students compare and contrast their lives today with the lives of settlers. Students will present their research using differentiated options.
3rd - 4th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 23 Downloads
The Florida Ecosystem
Students explore the Florida ecosystem. In this ecology lesson, students visit the "Second Life" website and enter a simulated bay. Students observe the relationships the animals and plants have with one another in the virtual bay. Students visit a park to write down observations about the wildlife.
5th - 6th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Students explore the state of Florida. They study the basic facts associated with the state, such as : the capital, the state bird, and the state song. They locate places in Florida and about the climate, tourism, and agriculture.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 5 Views 32 Downloads
Filling Up Florida
Students study factors controlling Florida's population growth and related environmental impacts. They research natural community types and construct maps (including a large-sized map of Florida) to be used for a simulation activity.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Red Mangroves Of Southern Florida
Learners engage in a unit plan to examine the ecological background for the Mangroves of southern Florida. They conduct research using print and computer technology sources. They use the information in a number of other extension activities provided by the teacher.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Pioneer Women of Florida's Frontier
Fourth graders read the passage, "Florida's Fabulous Frontier Females" and write two narrative essays, one expository, using examples of differences in life in Florida during frontier times and today. They then complete one descriptive writing practice activity, writing descriptive sentences about living conditions Florida during the frontier days.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Florida: A Paradise for the Written Word
Third graders read the article "Paradise for the Written Word: 400 Years of Literary History in Florida," from a travel pamphlet, then answer FCAT-like questions to assess comprehension of the material. They utilize a worksheet imbedded in this plan.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test 4th Grade Reading
In this reading worksheet, 4th graders prepare for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test by taking this 15 page practice test. The pages here include instructions, tips, sample passages, questions (both multiple choice and essay) and answers.
4th Language Arts 7 Views 32 Downloads
Create Your Own Florida Murals
Students study a mural that represents life in Florida. They choose one portion of the mural and redraw it showing what the character in that portion would be doing next. (Is the person headed to the beach? Where the bird fly next? etc.)
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Strawberry Girl: Outdoors in Florida
Students compare crops and animals in Florida from 1890-1900 through present day. In this outdoors in Florida activity, students conduct research on animals and crops native to Florida while reading Strawberry Girl. Students record information in their journals.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Strawberry Girl: Outdoors in Florida
Students explore nature by researching the state of Florida. In this animal identification lesson, students read a children' story and research the Internet to discover the difference in animal life between the early 1900's and present day Florida.
4th - 7th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Florida Panther Fun Facts
Students study facts about Florida panthers. For this Florida panther lesson, students read a page of fun facts about the panther's life cycle, habitats, predators, and families. They complete three worksheets with information from the reading.
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test-- 4th Grade Reading
In this reading learning exercise, 4th graders prepare for the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test in 4th Grade reading. Students read the tips and helpful information, then read a passage. Students answer 3 multiple choice questions and 3 essay questions.
4th Language Arts 19 Views 34 Downloads