Motivation Teacher Resources
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How to Become Self Motivated
Students demonstrate their self discipline and motivation by brainstorming their own personal self discipline goals. In this self discipline lesson, students analyze examples of self discipline and self control by completing a worksheet...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
Reading Poetry in the Middle Grades
While this first appears to be a description of 20 poetry activities, it is actually the introduction, rationale, and explanation of the activities and one sample instructional activity for "Nothing Gold Can Stay" by Robert Frost. After...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Understanding Behaviors Required to Maintain Employment
Now that your upper grader has a job, you need to teach him how to keep it. Discuss appropriate workplace behavior such as teamwork, initiative, and self-motivation. Also bridge the topic of what is and what isn't ethical behavior and...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Introduction PPS Writing Units of Study
Imagine a year-long writing plan aligned to Common Core standards. Here it is! This resource packet, the first in the series of units, introduces the plan, provides an overview of the research-based approach, and a discussion of the key...
4th English Language Arts
All About Me, My Family and Friends
Students use general skills and strategies of the writing process to show their role in their family, school, friendships, the community and the world. They demonstrate their self-motivation and increasing responsibility for their own...
1st - 2nd English Language Arts
Grab ‘N Go Debate
Here's a resource that provides debaters with the background information and worksheets they will need when planning a policy debate. Templates and sentence frames, as well as a rationale for using debates in the classroom, are included...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Is an Extended School Day the Right Choice for Middle School Students?
Should the school day be extended? Talk about a controversial topic! Before engaging in a fortified conversation about this topic, class members examine a chart that summarizes the views of business and political leaders, teachers,...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Tangent to a Circle From a Point
Learners see application of construction techniques in a short but sophisticated problem. Combining the properties of inscribed triangles with tangent lines and radii makes a nice bridge between units, a way of using information about...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Heroes and Heroines: King David, Julius Caesar, Cleopatra and Napoleon
Students identify and examine four heroes from history and imaginative literature. They discuss the characteristics of a hero and share perceptions of what makes a hero. By comparing and analyzing a few historical and literary figures,...
10th - 12th English Language Arts