Idealism Teacher Resources
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My Ideal Partner
Students write about their ideal mate. In this ideal mate writing lesson, students listen and then help the teacher describe the characteristics of an ideal mate. Students write about their ideal mate and share with a partner. Students prepare an oral presentation about their ideal mate.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Putting It All Together: From Awareness of Mood to Analysis of Tone
Stephen Vincent Benet’s, “By the Waters of Babylon,” offers learners a chance to examine the difference between mood and tone. After a close reading of an excerpt from the short story, the class lists the diction and imagery that builds the sense of foreboding.
6th - 10th Language Arts 214 Views 411 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Square Counting Shortcut
An excellent lesson that encourages students to discover how complex figures can be broken into simpler shapes when measuring area. Working with block letters, learners are given the freedom to develop their own strategies for determining the area of the shapes, ideally working toward the rectangle subdivision method.
2nd - 4th Math 36 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Working with Watermills
In collaborative groups, emerging engineers or environmental scientists plan and construct a water wheel or watermill that rotates for a total of three minutes. Everything you need to carry out this lesson is included: objectives, background information (both historical and scientific), and more!
3rd - 12th Science 72 Views 73 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Brilliance of Bioluminescence
Illuminate the darkest corners of your marine biology or life science class with this feature about bioluminescence. Viewers see that luciferase and luciferin combine in a cool, light-producing reaction. This adaptation helps glowing organisms to attract prey or mates.
4 mins 4th - 9th Science 12 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Demonstration of Ideal Gas Law
You know that liquid nitrogen turns into a gas at room temperature. Place some in a two-liter bottle for a physics demonstration of the ideal gas law. Beware, however; this is a dangerous demonstration! Not to mention that you may not have the time to fill a trash can full of water for each period that you teach in a day.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 10 Downloads
"For What Is a Mother Responsible?" -- Idealized Motherhood vs. the Realities of Motherhood in Antebellum North Carolina
What is a mother's role in American society? According to an article in a 1845 newspaper, to the mother falls the job of daily, hourly "weeding her little garden--of eradicating these odious productions (like vice, fraud, idleness) and planting the human with the lily, the rose, and the amaranth, that fadeless flower, emblem of truth.
6th - 8th Language Arts 15 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Meaning of America: Freedom and Religion
The United States of America was founded on firm ideals of both the pursuit of happiness and a spirit of reverence. Through a close reading of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The May-Pole of Merry Mount," you can examine what some consider was a "culture war" between these two ideals in the early stages of the new nation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Readers at any level who are practicing phonics will benefit from a highly customizable set of features designed for instruction and practice. The extensive library of phonemes and exemplar words covers sounds from the a in cat to the zh in usual, and everything in between.
Pre-K - 5th English Language Development 79 Views 64 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Is This a Rectangle?
How do you show that something is a rectangle? This activity starts with four coordinate points and asks young geometers to explain whether they create a rectangle. Knowledge from both geometry and algebra come into play here, as well as, exploring many different approaches to solve this problem; making this a good small group activity.
8th - 10th Math 41 Views 60 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Alexander the Great and the Situation... the Great?
What made Alexander the Great so great? John Green reviews three possible definitions of the term great that we ascribe to historical figures, while offering a fairly comprehensive overview of the accomplishments and legacy of Alexander of Macedon.
11 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Optimum Flashlight Design
Let there be light! The light will go on for your geometry students when they use their knowledge of the parabola to determine the optimal placement of a bulb in a flashlight. Collaboratively, learners measure the latus rectum and the focus of different flashlights and compare their measured values to calculated values using the standard form of a parabola equation.
9th - 11th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Beginning the READ 180 Routine - Teaching the Rotations
Students identify each of the three rotations for the READ 180 classroom (computer, independent reading, and small group instruction) and the expectations for each. They check out audiotapes and books for independent reading and discuss the anti-bullying materials provided during small-group lessons.
9th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 26 Downloads
In this ideal gas law worksheet, high schoolers watch a demonstration using liquid nitrogen, a plastic 2 liter bottle and a garbage can of water that excites students to use the ideal gas law to solve problems. High schoolers analyze the results of the demonstration and convert their answer to moles of nitrogen.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 16 Downloads
Boyle's Law: 1/Volume Versus Pressure-2
In this Boyle's Law worksheet, students choose an experiment where pressure or volume is dependent on the other and they graph the inverse relationship between the two. They increase or decrease the independent variable and use their data to calculate 1/V for each data point.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 35 Downloads
Can You Canoe?
A neat handout immerses learners in the history of canoe making. After reading, small groups of mini engineers work to craft a canoe that will not be immersed! This is an ideal exercise in engineering design for your STEM curriculum or as an addition to a physical science lesson on buoyancy.
3rd - 7th Technology & Engineering 19 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Young engineers work in teams to design and build their own trebuchets according to certain criteria; they must be able to launch a mini marshmallow accurately into a pie tin. Background reading material, a planning sheet for trebuchet design, and evaluation questions are all provided for your class.
6th - 12th Science 53 Views 96 Downloads CCSS: Designed
19th Century Reforms
Take a closer look at the religious and moral reform movements in nineteenth century America, including the creation of utopian communities in response to the growth of the market economy, the fundamental ideals of Protestant religious fervor, and primarily the various growing and radical abolitionist movements.
15 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable