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In this identifying idioms in an online/interactive worksheet, students read sentences with expressions written in brackets and choose the expressions that best replace those expressions. Students choose 21 answers.
Learners 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. had never been born?" They research primary and secondary sources.
Have class discussions about decision-making and how to solve real life problems with your learners. They will watch videos, talk about truths, fill out outlines, and more.
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. Students create an ad for the school that could appear in the book.
Math scholars explore properties of linear functions. In this algebra lesson, learners solve word problems using algebraic symbols. They solve quadratic and linear equations using algebraic skills.
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Richard Wright's Native SonStudents may check some of their answers online.
Students explore approximate and exact solutions. In this interdisciplinary lesson, 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 involves decimal notation, practice of basic math skills, and a discussion on tolerance for poverty.
Middle schoolers examine the issues facing children in society. In groups, they participate in a simulation to discover the lack of connection between child-support and how it affects the children and society as a whole. To end the lesson, they also examine the emotional effects on the children and how to solve the problem.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Richard Wright's Native SonStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
Students discuss the importance of taking care of their water supply so not only they can use it but generations in the future. In groups, they examine a real pollution scenario in which a sewer overflowed into the ground water. They use the Internet to research how water is tested and what they can do to conserve the amount of water they use each day.
Learners study what it is like to be poor. In this poverty lesson plan, students research and complete activities on poverty including Alpaca farmers, living on 50 pesos per day, and how to help those in need.
Students identify the different stages in the water cycle. In this environmental science lesson, students research about different water pollutants in watershed. They describe ways to purify water.
Young scholars examine causes and effects of Great Depression and its significance on twentieth-century life, analyze value of various types of historical information, specifically primary sources, and relate events, issues, problems, and solutions of past to present.
Eleventh graders examine the impact of the Japanese Internment Camps.  In this US History lesson, 11th graders read excerpts from the story Hidden Memory.  Students conduct interviews of older people to find out what they knew about the internment camps. 
Teens explore economics by listening to a labor history lecture and an excerpt from Looking Backward, by Edward Bellamy. A detailed outline is provided for the lecture, along with follow up and assessment questions. In groups, they discuss how a theoretical situation might be governed in 1890 and in 1990. This is a though-provoking lesson that could be used seasonally around Labor Day.
Students examine the role of money in the colonial economy by participating in a trading activity. In this colonial economy lesson, students complete an activity to learn about colonial trade and what happens when there is a lack of money. Students research the difficulties associated with barter and read a booklet "Benjamin Franklin and the Birth of a Paper Money Economy" to learn about Franklin's role for money in the economy. Students study land banks and inflation.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the SunStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
Students watch a video about wild stallions and conduct research about wild horses and wildlife photography. Students explore the relationships between animals and humans and conduct Internet research about the treatment of wild horses in the United States. Students create a mock newscast about their findings.
Students are introduced to the study of economics, including an introduction to basic business types and systems. They investigate about international, national and California history as they take a historical tour of cooperatives and how they have evolved into the business structures that exist today. Students open a business of their own choosing and experience the business world first-hand as classmates act as consumers.
Teaching current events can be an amazingly-rewarding part of your teaching week. This resource presents twenty-five ways to incorporate current events into your curriculum. It offers some outstanding ideas, such as providing your learners with a list of things they must find on the front page of a newspaper.

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