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In this language instructional activity, scholars use Greek root meanings to determine the meaning of words. After being shown how Greek roots are used in many words, such as, photosynthesis, pairs are given two excellent black line masters embedded in the plan. The first highlights many of the Greek roots; the second is a worksheet that requires them to break each word into its Greek elements and define each word part. An answer key is also included. Outstanding instructional activity!
Help your learners understand the impact of the industrial revolution and mass immigration during the late 1800s. Images, cartoons, and excellent informational text provide insights into issues of the time. Travel conditions, tenements, working conditions, and treatment of this countries new arrivals are all covered.
Eleventh graders read the short story, "The Yellow Wallpaper" before researching women's issues that were prevalent during the twentieth century. They look for connections between women's issues and mental health issues, and discuss these topics. Finally, they write a persuasive essay about society's attitudes as they contribute to mental illness.
All the Common Core standards are important, but they all build off the ability to cite textual evidence to support analysis. See how to scaffold this standard into three steps of development, along with assessment ideas with the ideas and plan available. Included is a multiple choice quiz that can be modified to include your class content.
Students examine the science of drug addition. In this health related activity, students take a pre-assessment about drug addiction, then read and discuss an article about how some drugs affect the brain to cause addition. They will post-assess their knowledge. The website is available to download the article.
Students discuss the importance and role of families in being healthy. They examine their own family histories such as their history of diseases; social developments, such as the number of children, and relationships. They then interview family members gathering information to understand our families and cultural roots.
Students investigate the biology of ADHD and its implications upon the formation and treatment of the disease. They draw and label the parts of a neuron. Also, they describe the neurotransmission cycle. Students create a list of pros and cons to the use of medication for treatment.