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New Review EdTech Tuesdays: The Jörgits and the End of Winter
Watch this quick video to learn all about the Jörgits! Jennifer and Rich lead you through this interactive book with a synopsis of the story and the features of the app itself. Full of information and application ideas, this video will help you decide if you want to purchase the book and use it in your classroom.
6 mins 4th - 8th Science
Explore the beauty of Chinese Calligraphy. This well-developed activity will take your class on a journey through the history of Calligraphy, engage them in technique and style, then challenge them by having them create new strokes to create a new type of Calligraphy.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Grid and Bear It!
What do your pupils know about latitude and longitude? Make sure they have a thorough understanding of this topic by completing the comprehensive series of activities included here. Learners simulate latitude and longitude, take notes, play games, sing songs, create little reference books, and more in order to gain a full understanding of latitude and longitude.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Understanding Other People's Decisions
Students analyze people's choices from different points of view. They read different scenarios and explain how they would react personally in that situation. Then they analyze what they would do in another character's position and contrast the two.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Yann Martel: compelling author of the 21st Century
Readers of Life of Pi will find this presentation compelling. Not only does it provide background information on author Yann Martel, Hinduism, and Islam, but questions to comtemplate as well. A perfect complement to the novel.
11th - 12th English Language Arts
The Life of a President
Young scholars examine the life of President Gerald R. Ford. After reading an article, they discuss his legacy. They collect articles written during his time in office and examine the key issues of his presidency. They write an article about how they feel legacies should be portrayed of a political figure.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Living in an "Olympic" Country
Students research countries participating in the Olympic Games. They create a database which includes graphs for comparing population density, the number of athletes, per capita income, etc. for each country. This project is completed after the students have been studing and watching the Olympic Games.
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Find The Capital Cities in the Crossword
Here is a challenging word search which requires pupils to find 33 capital cities of countries thoughout the world, then write down the name of the country next to its capital city. These two tasks would keep anyone busy for quite a while!
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
1988 Summer Olypmics
Learners research the Olympic Games and focus on the 1988 summer Olympics in Korea. In this Olympic Games lesson, students make a collage of sports pictures and a web of sports in the summer Olympics. Learners complete related worksheets for the 1988 summer Olympic games and discuss how they would feel if the games were in their town.
5th - 6th Physical Education
Vietnam War Quiz
The Vietnam War is a fascinating topic. After reading or lecturing on this infamous war, give your class a 10-question multiple choice quiz to check for understanding. Saigon, military tactics, and major events are a few of the items they'll need to know to get an A.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History
Science Fiction - Genre
Unsuspecting George McFlys are presented into the craft workings of the science fiction genre of literature. Speculations are developed through teacher-led dialogs about how science fiction impacts science, technology, and comments on contemporary culture.
7th - 8th English Language Arts