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Have the building blocks of the universe at your fingertips! Visually intriguing and animated, this interactive periodic table may also be the most informative chemistry tool available!
Close reading is key to the analysis and interpretation of literature. A close reading of the title and the epigraph of “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” offers readers an opportunity to examine how even single words or names can contribute to the development of a motif or theme. To begin the examination, individuals respond to several questions that ask them to consider Prufrock’s name. After sharing their responses, groups use the provided questions and focus on the poem’s epigraph. The resource contains everything you need to promote close reading and deserves a place in your curriculum library.
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.
High schoolers 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.
Practice a range of skills with a instructional activity that covers both grammar and vocabulary. After working with imperative sentences, kids move on to sentences that include forms of going to and will and won't. The second half of the instructional activity focuses on weather and travel vocabulary
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 lesson, 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. 
In this language arts worksheet, learners become familiar with the Dewey Decimal System of library book organization. Students study and read the information, then answer 8 questions.
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.
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.
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 lesson, 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.
Students write a newspaper article related to a sports event.  In this article writing lesson, 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 lesson.