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eReading: Gulliver's Travels, Lilliput
The story of Gulliver's travels to Lilliput is a classic tale that includes the type of wonder and adventure children love to read about. However, some children have difficulty reading text with fluency and tend to lose interest, or become frustrated before the story even starts getting good.
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Name Parts of a Computer and Terms for Interface Elements
Familiarize your young learners with the parts of a computer and some basic key terms relating to technology. As the teacher demonstrates using an LCD projector, class members practice moving a mouse, opening the Internet, typing in a web address, and using an online interactive game.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills
Roots of the Cold War
When and how did the Cold War begin? To answer this question, you will not find a better-organized, in-depth, activity- and inquiry-based resource than this! Executing best teaching practices throughout, each portion of this inquiry involves detailed analysis of primary and secondary source material, supporting learners as they develop an answer to the resource's guiding question.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Paperless Classroom with Google Docs
This is a fantastic resource for teachers to have in their tool belts upon entering into the world of using Google Docs in the classroom! It is a reference sheet with step-by-step instructions and graphics for everything from basic actions like sharing and using folders, to teacher-specific activities like using comments in the grading process and utilizing folders as learners submit assignments.
4th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
The American Puritan Tradition and Dilemma: Part I
Jonathan Edwards' "Sinner in the Hands of an Angry God" and Anne Bradstreet's "Upon the Burning of Our House" provide learners with an opportunity to develop their close reading skills. Groups identify the figurative language and appeals the writers use to express their beliefs on a similar theme.
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Graphic Organizers for Reading Strategies
Help your pupils grow the reading strategies they need to succeed by supporting them with various graphic organizers. This packet includes a wealth of attractively formatted graphic organizers for predicting, keeping track of plot, examining author's purpose, summarizing, analyzing poetry, picking apart informational texts, improving vocabulary, connecting to prior knowledge, and more!
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Bio-terrorism: Danger under the Microscope
Students use videos, books, comic books, games, workbooks, internet, and other research tools to research bio-terrorism. In this bio-terrorism lesson plan, students research bio-terrorism and understand the biological agents use for it and how it is spread and the symptoms and treatments.
9th - 12th Science
Research: Identifying Categories for Our Research About the Wheelwright
Here is a fine instructional activity on reading and understanding expository text designed for 4th graders. With a partner, learners read a passage of text about a machine called a wheelright. This machine was commonly used in the colonial period.
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Analyze Character Development by Paying Attention to Word Choice
"Monkey's Paw," W.W. Jacob's horror story, is used to model for viewers how to use a writer's diction to analyze characters. Words describing the characters' actions, comments, and appearance are highlighted. After re-examining the highlighted text, two or more character traits are selected that are revealed by these passages.
8 mins 11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Looking for an excellent lesson on teaching Word Processing and Windows skills? Then this lesson is for you! Using a file embedded in the plan, pupils practice developing desktop publishing skills. They practice editing, using a variety of formats, the toolbar, paragraph alignment, and how to properly save work.
6th English Language Arts
Drop everything and check out this amazing resource! It includes everything a teacher would need to teach a child how to summarize text and compose written summaries. It begins with goals and vocabulary and then provides page after page of research-based and evidence-based strategies that are proven to effectivly teach comprehension through summarization, sequencing, plot events, key details, and main ideas.
4th English Language Arts
India: Outsourcing of Jobs
Students examine the significance and effects of outsourcing jobs to India and Malaysia. They conduct Internet research, create a map and a timeline, write an editorial of their view on the use of outsourcing, and participate in a class debate.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Lesson 1: Real People
A biography is a factual book or narrative about a real person. The book, The Story of Ruby Bridges is used to introduce non-fiction texts about real people and event to a Kindergarten class. A chart is used to highlight text features and facts from the story such as, important names, dates, and places.
K English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Note Taking By Crayon
Skim a brief biography of Amelia Earhart with your class, and then assign groups of researchers one of four topics listed: Amelia's family life, important airplane flights during Amelia's life, turning points in Amelia's life, and important people in Amelia's life.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Microsoft What? - The Basics of Microsoft Word
This lesson plan on creating a Microsoft Word document is Windows-based, but can easily be updated, not only to newer versions of Windows but also to iMac. The step-by-step directions are well written and this means not having to create the whole thing yourself.
2nd - 5th 21st Century Skills
Malaysia: Foreign Investment Returns
Learners examine the Malaysian economy and the effect of the SARS epidemic. They conduct research, write an editorial evaluating Malaysia's proposed budget for 2004, and develop an advertising campaign to promote business in Malaysia.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History