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Why are citations necessary in research writing? Help your class perfect their citation skills with this presentation. It introduces citations, different formats (MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.), and gives examples of improperly cited passages. Consider providing your class with a note-taking guide to follow along with the presentation and keep the material easily accessible.
Having a good resume is the first step to getting your foot in the door for a job interview. Teach high schoolers how to wow their future employers with a well-organized, tailored, and grammatically correct resume. The lesson includes a project launcher for Word to make this task as simple as possible.
Sixth and seventh graders study the components of a deck of cards and conduct an initial experiment in the probability of drawing various types of cards from a deck. They play two rounds of poker to discover the probability of drawing several card scenarios. Afterward, they write analysis papers based on their findings.
Dig in! Middle schoolers learn about archaeology by exploring the remnants of the Chiribaya bodies found in Illinois. Compare archaeological investigations, and then write a mystery detailing the discovery of a body! Consider bringing in other articles detailing archaeological discoveries. Kids love this stuff!
Reading and understanding informational text is a key element to understanding every discipline. Elementary learners read three different articles focused on various animals and habitats in the Hudson River. They answer comprehension questions about each article. Worksheets, articles, vocabulary, and answer keys are included.