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Examine the systems of the human body with a bold, charming, and kid-friendly application. This noteworthy tool is certain to get kids interested what goes on inside of them! The eye feature uses the tablet camera to view images and show the flipped image on the retina. The ear feature uses the tablet microphone to capture noises made and show the sound waves moving through the ear canal. Many more interactives are just waiting to be explored!
With 18 categories in both Latin American Spanish and Castellano, learners of all ages will enjoy developing vocabulary and hearing the differences in dialects. Featuring a learning mode and a practice mode, teach yourself words about transportation, family, animals, clothing, and much more.
What time is it? Work on telling the time in 11 different languages! Kids will like the silly sounds and pictures included in this app, and teachers will appreciate the educational content.
Travel back thousands of years to the origin of the number system and watch how that development gradually produced the zero symbol. Class members will learn a little bit about math and a little bit about how language is shaped in this brief video. Try out the additional materials or flip the lesson. Note: Viewers must read the additional information before attempting the included questions.
Students practice conversational conventions when expressing their likes and dislikes, with a partner. Individually, they write a paragraph explaing a tiem when they felt acceptance or rejection.
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.
Students consider the development of dance across cultures. In this dance genre instructional activity, students study the history of Russia and the Mongol Tatars. Students research how classical ballet made its way to Russia and create collaborative projects to share their findings.
Students consider the meaning of loyalty. They explore the history of Japanese in the United States. and consider the meaning of citizenship. They create a presentation for the class. It can be a poster, Power Point or other computer-generated presentation.
Young scholars determine the ports they visit and develop a plan to study each region’s history and culture.
Grade schoolers read "The Decision" to practice finding the meaning of unknown words using the context clues provided. There are eight bolded words: options, procrastinated, assignment, determination, perplexed, elective, recommend, and conviction. Each word gets matched to one of the listed definitions. Consider teaching kids the strategy of placing the word's potential definition in the word's space to either eliminate or confirm the option. 
Students list memorable moments fro childhood. They complete the worksheet "Your identity, your heritage." Students look a sites regarding genealogy and discuss information about their families' genealogy or heritage. Students visit the "New Italy" website and complete a second handout.
Sixth graders research their roots and the culture from which they came. This is a continuous lesson as the students keep a folder to keep their research. By the end of this lesson, 6th graders are able to share their work and findings with their classmates. The purpose of this lesson is to increase cultural awareness and appreciate differences found in and out of the classroom.
In this language arts worksheet, students become familiar with the Dewey Decimal System of library book organization. Students study and read the information, then answer 8 questions.
Students write a newspaper article related to a sports event.  In this article writing instructional activity, students read sports-related articles, complete a graphic organizer to help them see the format of a newspaper article, then they work in groups to write two sports articles for their group's newspaper.  There is a link to the graphic organizer included in the instructional activity.
Learners investigate how sound influences meaning in poetry by listening to sonnets. They write an analysis after listening to and reading sonnets.
Students role play an interview. After researching Audrey Tautou and the movie Amelie, pairs of students take turns interviewing each other. One plays the role of a journalist and the other plays the role of an actress. During the simulation, students speak in French. The teacher observes their proper use of questions and adjective placement.
Understanding a word's etymology can really help with decoding and building vocabulary skills. Readers compare and contrast words of similar origins but with different difficulty levels. They focus on prefixes, suffixes, and affixes. Several web links and two pages of word origins are included.
Students create a map of their community. In this mapping lesson, students identify various geographical features and the cardinal directions on maps displayed in the classroom. Students are divided into three groups to create a large map of their neighborhood. Students use butcher paper and markers to create the map.
Students design original posters that encourage good attitudes towards the environment.  In this positive environment instructional activity, students brainstorm and create a list of positive behaviors for a good environment.  Students create posters illustrating these ideas.
Students practice descriptive writing by viewing auto-portraits of young children.  In this art analysis lesson, students examine an auto-portrait of their teacher as a young child and ask him/her questions about their youth.  Students utilize a Smartboard or projector to discuss descriptive vocabulary words before using them to describe their own childhood.