Logic and Reasoning Teacher Resources
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Flying Freudian Fun: A Look At Ethical Decision Making
Ninth graders read the book called "The Lord Of The Flies" and look at the ethics of decision making with the examples given in literature. They focus upon the concept of the psyche and how it is seen in the story with the help of a graphic organizer for keeping information together.
9th Language Arts 3 Views 44 Downloads
Fallacies of Relevance
Review more than nine verbal and written fallacies in arguments. Many definitions and examples are given to encourage your scholars to avoid fallacies such as ad hominem and red herring. By doing this, they will have stronger speeches and essays.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 8 Views 20 Downloads
New Review High School Writing: Student Guide
Here's an amazing writing guide that deserves a place in your curriculum library. The 136-page packet provides focus lessons on the writing process, expository, persuasive, and timed writing, the Cornell system of note taking, and more. A must-have resource.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Tower of Hanoi
Young scholars look for a pattern to solve an ancient puzzle. In this logic and reasoning math lesson plan, students work to solve the problem of moving the Tower of Hanoi, then listen to a legend about a monk moving a 64-disc tower and determine how long that would take.
6th - 12th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Algorithm Discovery with Venn Diagrams
Here is a lesson that takes an interesting approach to analyzing data using box and whisker plots. By using an applet that dynamically generates Venn diagrams, the class forms a strategy/algorithm for guessing the rule that fits the Venn diagram.
9th - 12th Math 9 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Path of Least Resistance
Your class won't be able to resist this lesson on the path of least resistance, or rather, on conductors and insulators. Using two types of modeling dough, one that conducts and one that insulates, young electrical engineers construct circuits in order to become more acquainted with these properties.
4th - 12th Science 49 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Ethos, Logos, & Pathos in Civil Rights Movement Speeches
Examine three speeches while teaching Aristotle's appeals. Over the course of three days, class members will fill out a graphic organizer about ethos, pathos, and logos, complete an anticipatory guide, read speeches by Martin Luther King Jr.
7th - 9th Language Arts 181 Views 317 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Apple Farm Field Trip
Monitor the growth of young mathematicians with a comprehensive addition and subtraction assessment. Using the context of a class field trip to an apple orchard, this series of four story problems allows children to demonstrate their fluency with adding and subtracting two-digit numbers by implementing strategies of their own choosing.
1st - 3rd Math 182 Views 127 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Introduce ecology classes to biodiversity and interdependence in ecosystems with a PowerPoint presentation. Then, they get up-close and personal with the invertebrate world by collecting insects, classifying them, and graphing their data. Links to the slide show, instructions for insect sampling, and dichotomous keys for identification are all provided for your convenience.
6th - 12th Science 25 Views 12 Downloads
In this Freethinkers Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and writing.
5th - 10th Language Arts 5 Views 63 Downloads
Learning English in China
Students investigate economic growth in China. In this current events instructional activity, students review a news report about the 2008 Summer Olympics in China and the push for young people in China to learn the English language. An activity worksheet is included with the instructional activity.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads
Chess Lesson Plans
Students discover the game of chess. In this critical thinking lesson, students learn the rules for each chess piece and the game as a whole. Students use critical thinking, problem solving, logic, and reasoning skills to improve their chess ability.
4th - 5th Math 3 Views 24 Downloads
My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington, D.C.
Although this legislative process lesson is designed to accompany a specific text, it is valuable independently. Young learners participate in a picture walk (worksheet included) through My Senator and Me: A Dog's-Eye View of Washington, D.
4th - 6th Language Arts 17 Views 159 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Interdisciplinary Integrated Unit on DNA/Genetics Part C: Language Arts
Are you a non-ELA teacher looking to incorporate literacy skills and assignments into your curriculum? This lesson plan and its included worksheets are a great starting point for showing you how it's done. Although the lesson plan was originally intended to be used as part of a larger unit on genetics, the overall sequencing of the lesson plan as well as the rubrics, t-chart, writing and editing worksheets could all be used for a writing assignment on any topic.
7th - 10th Science 37 Views 61 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review The Rights of Women in the United States (Secondary)
What do your pupils know about abusive relationships and equal rights? Expand their knowledge with a series of activities that provide discussion opportunities and information about rights and abuse. First addressing issues relating to violence against women, this set of lessons also requires pupils to examine in detail various amendments and acts that affect women.
8th - 12th Language Arts 23 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable