Lake Michigan Teacher Resources
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What Are the Hazards of Shipping on the Great Lakes?
An online animation demonstrates how the lock system between Lake Superior and Lake Michigan works. Pupils then construct their own models of the lock system out of shoe boxes that they bring from home. This is an educational activity...
7th - 8th Science
Why Should We Clean the Beach?
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning activity, students research the history and present status of the Lake Michigan Federation. Students read literature to further their knowledge of private property...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Jim Murphy, The Great Fire - Grade 6
The Great Fire by Jim Murphy provides the text for a study of the Chicago fire of 1871. The plan is designed as a close reading activity so that all learners have the same background information require for writing. Richly detailed, the...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Interpreting Foundation Documents of the American Republic
Explore early American documents that qualify as primary sources. Tenth and eleventh graders use the provided worksheets to analyze the texts of the Articles of Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation,...
10th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Teacher Strategies for Dyslexics
Here's a must-have resource for parents and teachers working with dyslexics. The 22-page packet includes background information about this disability, teaching strategies, accommodations, and information for parents.
Pre-K - 8th Special Education & Programs
Top 10 Reasons Why We Know the Earth is Round
Top tens lists are a lot of fun, and this one is educational as well! Viewers of the video find out ten reasons we know that the earth is not flat, as the pre-Colombus world believed. Some of the reasons are obvious, some are common...
3 mins 7th - 12th Science
Mixed Media Underwater Mural
Now this is the type of activity that can engage the whole class. After completing a unit on fresh water ecosystems and animal life, learners help design and create a three-dimensional mural. They use what they've learned in science to...
1st - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Fahrenheit 451: Study Guide
Here's a must-have packet for your curriculum library. If you are interested in Fahrenheit 451, if you are interested in Ray Bradbury, if you are interested in censorship, if you interested in programs that make a difference, then this...
8th - 10th English Language Arts