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Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed through the thoughts and feelings experienced by the survivors of the Holocaust viewed in this instructional activity.
Young scholars discover the types of batteries and their uses. They experience static electricity by rubbing glass jars and using it to raise their hair. After discussing the importance of recycling batteries and using ones that are rechargeable, they build homemade wet cells based on the Voltaic cell.
Tenth graders discuss the events leading up to antisemitic behavior in Europe during World War II. Through various activities, 10th graders acquaint themselves with the political ideology of Nazism and assess responsibility for the Holocaust. Materials to complete this unit are included.
Help your middle schoolers recognize the similarities and differences between the games they play and those played by pioneer children. Using the Internet, they research a game of their choice and discover how it has evolved over time. To end the instructional activity, they play one of the pioneer games. Focus on research techniques and citing evidence to extend your instructional activity.
In the first section, students will create a diorama, that includes a local habitat and shows the plants, animals, and non-living components needed to sustain the area. Students will be using their notes and learning logs for reference, as well as doing research to ensure that they have a viable habitat. In the second section, students write a test. Teachers will assess the expectations using information collected from both activities.
Fourth graders use the design process to construct devices that send distress signals through air and water for purposes of rescue. They construct devices that use light and sound to assist in nautical rescues and use the knowledge gained throughout this unit to complete the assignment.
Thoroughly investigate the art of expository writing through reading and writing a variety of expository texts including essays, speeches, and news articles that are ready for you to print. You will find detailed objectives and outlines for each lesson. This unit delves into citation, facts versus opinions, common Latin phrases, and a host of other skills.
Learners research biology by participating in a flash card activity. In this mammals lesson plan, students examine a group of flash cards which have the image of an animal on the front and characteristics on the back. Learners quiz each other in order to be able to identify a list of mammals from around the world.
Participate in a life science unit that examines the relationships of living organisms to each other and to their environment as well as the student's role in the cycle of life. Through hands-on activities, research, and scientific investigations they explore the problem of persistent pollutants and their harmful effects on both humans and ecosystems.