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In this Michael Jordan worksheet, learners read a 1 page reading on the life and basketball career of Michael Jordan. They then answer the 15 questions in the packet. The answers are located on the last page.
Students use a decision-making model as they make simulated choices about their future education. In this decision-making instructional activity, students read a book about Michael Jordan and discuss choices he made. Then, students examine how their choices represent an investment in human capital. Groups build a tower with paper cups and are given physical handicaps based on investments in human capital through their higher education.
Students investigate different journalistic techniques used to add color and new dimension to fact-based news stories. They write a journal discussing techniques that journalists could use to make Michael Jordan's retirement from the NBA different for
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Michael Jordan. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
Show your class how to indicate which events in a persons life are more important by creating a timeline of Amelia Earhart's life based on the biography Lost Star: The Story of Amelia Earhart. Class members will not only have to comprehend this informational text, they will also be required to sequence events and determine the importance of events. The plan is scaffolded and includes materials. The materials are available through a free membership to the hosting site.
Students rotate between 6 activity stations and discover important facts about famous African Americans. Students find their heart rate, dribble, throw baseballs, jump hurdles and complete a long jump activity while becoming familiar with Michael Jordan, Jackie Robinson, Willie Thrower, George Poage and Dehart Hubbard.
In this NBA statistics worksheet, students read the statistics of 3 NBA teams and then complete word problems about them. Students complete 12 word problems.
Students use real-world data to compare the relative sizes of millions and billions, and exponential growth. They use the salaries of famous people such as, Michael Jordan and Bill Gates to understand this math concept.
Seventh graders read about strategies for improving self-esteem and discuss how to deal with disappointments and write a letter of advice. They also recognize some of the emotions described in I Stink!, an article about self-esteem originally written for Sports Illustrated for Kids: Sports Parents magazine.
In this decimal worksheet, learners fill in decimal numbers in a story, choosing from a "decimal box" at the top of the page, filling in blanks so that the story makes sense. 
Students explore the concept of leadership and identify leaders from the past and present. They brainstorm qualities of effective leaders, research a leader from the past and develop a presentation on their findings and choose a local leader to interview.
What if Hitler had succeeded in his endeavors? What if the stock market had never crashed in 1929? Considering alternate histories is a fantastic way to not only assess understanding of a historical event and its significance, but to also consider possibilities for modern happenings around the globe. Learners choose and research a particular historical event to develop a scenario describing how the world would be different if that event had never occurred.
Put the advertising in the hands of your pupils. They design and promote a product, using propaganda techniques to persuade those who view their newspaper ad. Learners must include certain information about their product as well as a color illustration of their product. Response questions are listed on the second page of the resource, as is a rubric. 
Here is a wonderful way to introduce your learners to the Fifth Amendment of the Bill of Rights. There are 16 questions designed to generate thinking and discussion questions about the Fifth Amendment. This lesson is extremely well-written, and the game is quite ingenious. Quite often, a game format like this fosters enhanced learning for everyone. Highly recommended!
Students examine what goes into hero worship and establishing unlikely friendships. They probe the deeper meanings in "'Magic' Pablo" through small group dialog and use a variety of ways to process the story's meaning. They see the connections between Pablo's actions and their own lives.
Students randomly select jelly beans that represent genes for several human traits such as tongue-rolling ability and eye color. Then, working in pairs (preferably of mixed gender), students randomly choose new pairs of jelly beans from those corresponding to their own genotypes. The new pairs are placed on toothpicks to represent the chromosomes of the couple's offspring.
Young scholars tudents examine the influence and power of media mergers by studying the Space Jam cross-marketing phenomenon. The instructional activity begins with a discussion about the film Space Jam, with students responding to an article by Naomi Klein about the movie.
In this introduction to chemistry worksheet, students complete 48 problem solving and fill in the blank questions. They convert measurements from one unit to another.
In this chemistry worksheet, students solve 47 problems involving measurement conversions from one unit to another. They explain how values should be reported from measurements.
Students complete a variety of activities (using the Washington Post Newspaper) that reinforce concepts involved in sports writing.

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