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Students analyze portion sizes in a healthy diet. In this portion sizes lesson, students complete a food group choices worksheet and identify the correct portion of food. Students work in groups to teach the unit to elementary students. Students take a quiz on the lesson.
Students practice their computer skills by learning to use a computer mouse. In this computer skills lesson, students read a book about a mouse and then discuss a computer mouse. Students use KidPix to practice using the mouse to draw lines and change colors. Students then use markers to practice the verbal instructions used for a computer mouse. Students then practice their mouse skills with practice on the computer.
Through the use of stories, artwork, and the KidPix program, youngsters explore the color word red, and engage in activities around the word. Teaching kindergartners about the color words can be so much fun. This could be adapted for any of the primary or secondary colors.
“To succeed, we must first believe that we can.”—Michael Korda. Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts lesson 10 of 20 continues discussing nutrition focusing on serving size. Americans overeat which leads to many health problems. Understanding serving size and portion control will help youngsters develop better eating habits. After the portion size activity they will practice the kicking skills they have already learned.
First graders, after reading The Alphabet Tree by Leo Lionni, retell the events of the story on a flow map. Then, utilizing Kid Pix software, they choose an event, illustrate it, and write a caption for it. They finally put their events in a slide show and present them to the class.
This presentation should provide good practice for youngsters who are just learning how to count larger numbers, and how to use a number line. In it, learners are given sets of four numbers. They use their computer mouse to click on the numbers, one at a time, to put them in the correct numerical order. If they make a mistake, they are able to go back and try again.
What does serving size and portion control have to do with 60% of Americans being overweight? Well frankly, quite a bit. Read some information that talks about portion size and childhood obesity. Take a look at what serving sizes should be according to the food pyramid guidelines. Discuss what can be done to prevent obesity; it is all related to the food choices one makes throughout life. There are 10 lessons in this unit from Do Something, Inc. Well worth the time.
Despite English grammar rules, in the e-world the plural of mouse is mouses. lol. Standard American English is constantly evolving. Introduce your class members to a variety of terms that describe different usage changes (economy, analogy, language contact, medium of communication, cultural environment). Readers then identify the kind of change that produced a particular word. For example, “LOL” (laugh out loud) was invented in the medium of electronic communication. The attached quizzes could be used to assess understanding or to launch discussions of language change.
Four modules are a part of this stellar lesson plan. Space scientists view the electromagnetic spectrum, they generate waves on a computer screen in order to measure frequency and wavelength, discover how light is related to temperature, and finally relate their learning to the temperature of stars. Much of this lesson is taught via an interactive website. There is so much terrific material here that you could spend an entire week on this topic!
Explore the parts of a computer and discover that words have multiple meanings. Your class will verbally identify the parts of a computer including the mouse, screen, window, net, and keyboard. They will also complete a KWL chart, navigate a virtual storybook, and discuss multiple meanings of computer vocabulary.