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WWII Project Outline
Work together as a class and get to know the ins and outs of World War II with this engaging collaborative project. Class members are broken into groups to research particular war topics, from life on the home front to the Holocaust and the Manhattan Project, and to then demonstrate their research in a creative way.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Picture It In Syllables
Developing fluency in young readers is a long and difficult journey. This series of eight activities adds a little fun to the process as children play matching and board games, piece together puzzles, and make flip books. Covering a variety of topics from blending and counting syllables to making compound words and adding affixes to base words, this is an excellent resource for building language skills in primary grade learners.
K - 4th Language Arts 96 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Making Do: Learning and Growing Through Adversity
What is it that makes people keep going when they face challenges in life? Ask your class to consider this question in relation to their own experiences and as they read material from The New York Times. Using personal experiences and evidence from the provided articles, pupils come up with their own theories on how people make it through obstacles and compose narrative essays on this topic.
6th - 12th Language Arts 64 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review World War II through the Radio Waves
Your young historians will channel the very medium used to convey news during World War II and will create and present a five-minute radio broadcast on a particular topic from the war, such as the roles of African Americans and women, war bonds, and music.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Build a Big Wheel
What does it take to prepare for a construction project? In an engineering lesson, youngsters examine how a Ferris wheel can turn and carry a load without falling apart. After reading up on big wheel designs, they create a model using pasta noodles, teabags, and other simple materials.
3rd - 12th Science 47 Views 70 Downloads
International Aid and Fragile States
"States suffering from internal conflict, weak infrastructures, lack of economic development, and general instability are emerging as a large threat to the international security." What factors contribute to the creation of a fragile state?
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Cast Your Vote
In a simple but unique lesson, youngsters learn about the history of voting systems. They then collaborate in groups to develop a new honest and consistent voting method. A class-wide poll is taken, evaluating the designs of other groups. This would be a fun lesson to do in November around election time!
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 48 Views 56 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrating African American/Black Leaders in History: Their Religions and Their Legacy
Kick-start Black History Month with a fantastic resource that blends a study of prominent African American leaders in history with information on different religions. Beginning with a brainstorm and then leading into a collaborative timeline activity, your class members will break into groups and read and research the biographical and historical information of such noteworthy figures as Malcolm X, Sojourner Truth, and Dr.
6th - 12th Language Arts 161 Views 125 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Polar Scientists: Polar Science
Research skills are extremely important and they can be linked to any subject. Get your class thinking about scientists that study the polar region, what they do, and how they get funded to continue their research. Each child uses a worksheet and the Internet to research five to ten different polar scientists.
3rd - 8th Science 72 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The battle over same-sex marriage is a prevalent issue in the United States, and a valuable topic to be discussed in your social studies classroom. Here is a basic outline of introductory questions, focus questions, vocabulary, and media resources to help you begin your coverage of this topic with your learners.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Learning Guide to: Schindler's List
This learning guide to Schindler's list offers an introduction to the film and a variety of discussion questions and related assignments. There are also several useful resources in the sidebar, such as a generic permission slip, vocabulary, and other movies on the topic of World War II.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Discovering Rainforest Locations
How many rainforests are there, where are they, and do global factors effect their locations? These are great questions that have great answers. Children in grades four through eight use several different maps to determine why rainforests occur where they do and what environmental factors cause them to grow.
4th - 8th Science 39 Views 55 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Creating and Outline From Research
Fourth graders develop 3 research questions about a topic they choose and categorize the information they have learned. In this research lesson plan, 4th graders use a variety of non fiction materials from the library.
4th Language Arts 4 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Build the skills your budding authors need to develop to compose well-structured paragraphs. Give them the topic sheet (included here), and have them write a cohesive paragraph using the ideas listed. Consider having them include two sentences of their own, as well.
10th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 169 Downloads
Conducting Internet Research
How do we know when a source is reliable and trustworthy? Conduct Internet research with your middle schoolers to determine what makes a reliable source. As Internet users search the web for their assigned material, they stop to assess whether the resource is worth reading.
5th - 8th Language Arts 26 Views 149 Downloads
Ocean Exploration Research
There is a step-by-step process to conducting organized research. Introduce your students to the fascinating life of ocean animals through focused research. Students use a graphic organizer, Internet, and reference materials to organize and compose an essay on one of five ocean animals.
3rd Language Arts 5 Views 30 Downloads
Remembrance of Things Past
Engage critical and social thinking by exploring the value of language and word choice. The class considers the article "The Silence of the Historic Present" and analyzes several presidential speeches. They engage in class discussion, create posters illustrating the ideas behind famous words, and develop mock speeches.
6th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 115 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Credibility of Sources
Examine the research process and how to determine the credibility of sources. The class watches biographical and historical films before researching facts about the time period, events, and persona that are depicted in the films. This project culminates in a written and oral presentation.
11th Language Arts 18 Views 133 Downloads
Agriculture It Doesn't Just Happen
After reading an informational text on the Agricultural Research Service (key vocabulary words are pre-selected and defined), learners research the role of the ARS in Oklahoma. Using reputable online sources, they label a map of the state (included) with relevant areas.
6th - 8th Science 29 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Sustainable Development and Africa's Wildlife Reserves
Introduce the topic of sustainable development. Using Africa as an example, high schoolers will read about these types of projects and how they are protecting their wildlife in reserves. They analyze the role of globalization in these types of projects and debate the usefulness in wildlife reserves.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 64 Downloads