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Fifth graders become familiar with the events of Reconstruction and the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments. In this reconstruction lesson, 5th graders work in pairs where each student creates a building with blocks and draws it. Their partner then reconstructs their building. Students use primary sources and gather facts about the Reconstructive Period after the Civil War.
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.9-10.1. As a class, pupils will practice finding pieces of appropriate evidence from two different texts before moving on to complete the two provided multiple choice quizzes. The included quizzes, although multiple choice format, are high-quality assessments based on separate reading passages that get right to the heart of identifying key details and evidence.
Students examine the process of census taking in the United States. In this "200 Years and Counting" lesson plan, students examine the data collection process, look at an example of a census form, analyze data, and learn what the information is used for.
Young scholars examine the impact of hurricanes on people and government agencies. They describe the current weather, explore various websites, read and discuss articles, complete a crossword puzzle, and complete a media comparison chart.
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.
Students explore race relations. In this race issues activity, students examine primary resources and the story of Emmett Till in order to understand the White, Euro-centrism of American history.
In this identifying idioms online/interactive learning exercise, students choose idioms to replace the words and phrases in parentheses in sentences. Students choose 55 answers.
Young scholars 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.
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.
Students survey college students. In this lesson plan, students explore typical costs. They examine education loans. Students complete a FASFA form and write an essay describing plans for obtaining money for college expenses.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
In this online interactive literature learning exercise, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Richard Wright's Native Son. Students may check some of their answers online.
Students 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 Son. Students may submit their answers to be scored.