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Bike-Sharing Catches On
Students discuss how people are reducing their fuel consumption, then read a news article about a new bike-sharing program in Washington, D.C. For this current events and alternative transportation lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a class discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read that news report and participate in a think-pair-share discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
E.T., Are You Out There?
Research the necessary components of a planet that supports life after reading the article "All of a Sudden, The Neighborhood Looks a Lot Friendlier" from The New York Times. After finding their information, middle and high schoolers create short science fiction stories in which they incorporate their research.
6th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 112 Downloads
What price Freedom! Civil War and Reconstruction
Fifth graders become familiar with the events of Reconstruction and the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments. In this reconstruction lesson plan, 5th graders work in pairs where each student creates a building with blocks and draws it. Their partner then reconstructs their building.
5th Social Studies & History 14 Views 149 Downloads
Does your ELA class need some practice with the specific skills outlined in the Common Core standards? Then this is the perfect resource for you! One in a series of connected lessons that cover the standards for reading literature, reading informational texts, and writing, this particular lesson addresses standard RL.
9th - 10th Language Arts 45 Views 94 Downloads CCSS: Designed
200 Years and Counting: How the U.S. Census Tracks Social Trends
Students examine the process of census taking in the United States. In this "200 Years and Counting" lesson, students examine the data collection process, look at an example of a census form, analyze data, and learn what the information is used for.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 40 Downloads
Seventh graders explore the geography of Eastern and Western Europe. They compare and constrast the culture of Jewish people from Eastern and Western Europe. They analyze deportation and confinement in concentration camps, using personal testimonies.
7th Social Studies & History 31 Views 94 Downloads
Reflecting on What I've Learned: Using a Reflective Journal to Improve Reading Comprehension
Students complete six activities to improve their language arts skills. In this literacy, grammar, and reading comprehension lesson, students complete and pre-test, six activities including grammar, vocabulary, spelling, writing, and reading comprehension before taking a post-test.
5th - 6th Language Arts 9 Views 87 Downloads
Whose History Is It Anyway? Patterns in History
Read and examine primary source material in order to analyze, synthesize, and debate information about the Great Depression. Critical analysts research various source materials related to the Great Depression. They work in teams to debate both affirmative and negative positions on a given topic.
6th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 157 Downloads
To Get the Right Answers about College: Ask the Right Questions
Young scholars survey college students. In this lesson plan, young scholars explore typical costs. They examine education loans. Students complete a FASFA form and write an essay describing plans for obtaining money for college expenses.
9th - 12th Math 12 Views 88 Downloads
Who Wants to Spend $20,000?
Who wouldn't want $20,000 to spend? But, the question becomes, what do you spend it on? Learners discuss loans, interest, and making adult-like financial decisions. They role-play a scenario that depicts the choices of a girl who took out such a loan and how it affected her life.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills 7 Views 18 Downloads
The Movement Beyond Martin
Students investigate the context, issues, important people, and outcomes of the Civil Rights movement of the 1950's and 1960's. They attempt to answer the essential question, "Would the Civil Rights movement of the 1950's and 60's have happened if Martin Luther King, Jr.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 14 Views 83 Downloads
Let the Phone Get Them Talking! Using the Yellow Pages as a Teaching Resource
Students categorize information in the Yellow Pages. In this Let the Phone Book Get Them Talking! lesson, students find pictures in the Yellow Pages and thus gain a better understanding of how the book is organized. Students locate local businesses in the Yellow Pages from a previously brainstormed list.
5th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Building Tolerance for Poverty in Math
Students explore approximate and exact solutions. In this interdisciplinary lesson plan, 6th graders will be placed in 'family groups' to create a budget that is subject to random events as chosen from the 'things happen' box. This lesson plan involves decimal notation, practice of basic math skills, and a discussion on tolerance for poverty.
6th Math 5 Views 41 Downloads