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Letter of Thanks
First and second graders practice their writing skills. In this writing lesson, students write a letter of thanks about someone they love. They utilize the writing process to complete their writing, and use complete sentences, and correct punctuation.
1st - 2nd English Language Arts
How to Locate and Evaluate Information, Part I - Online Catalog
Using the online catalog, researchers locate and record on a citation template specific sources for their research paper. A library specialist models searching strategies while the teacher introduces the research paper process. Daily checks of the template afford feedback on progress, source citation, and source appropriateness.
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Get in the Newspaper Habit
Are you working on a journalism or newspaper unit? Use this newspaper lesson to help middle and high schoolers locate journalistic questions, action verbs, main ideas, and important ideas of a newspaper article. They write an article of their own about something happening in their classroom or school.
8th - 11th English Language Arts
Digital Curation: Life and Times of Mark Twain
By digitally organizing research, your class leaves a legacy for future students on the life and times of Mark Twain. Before reading The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, scholars conduct group research projects on one of six (listed) topics. They focus on recognizing reliable sources, digital curation, and a final presentation.
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Chalkboard Challenge: Social Studies Online
If used as an independent review, this presentation could be a quick way for students to study U.S. History facts. Since it only presents a few simple facts, it would not be adequate for a comprehensive review, but a teacher could augment it by changing or adding questions to the interactive game.
5th Social Studies & History
Use Boolean Search Terms to Shorten Web Searches
Have you ever conducted a Web search and received too many hits? Teach your class about Boolean search terms and provide them time to practice conducting efficient online searches. This lesson plan contains several fun activities which introduce students to the logic behind Boolean search terms, as well a few informational links for them to explore.
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills
Lesson Plan: Sensory Exploration
Using their keen eyes and ears, learners build story observation skills which they will use to create sensory detail in their art. They note all of the things they observed on a walk, categorize them by sense, and then use the same skill as they analyze the painting, Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
20th Century Civil Rights Movement Documentary: A Multimedia Project
Groups collaborate to create historical documentaries. In this American Civil Rights lesson, groups research primary and secondary sources about the events and people pertinent to the movement in the 1950s and 1960s. They then use Windows Movie Maker to create classroom presentations to share with their classmates.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Swing Your Partner!
This was written for ESOL students, but could work for any elementary class. Learners read about the American dance style known as Square Dancing. They explore its use in literature, write a friendly letter about it, and then use their listening skills as they do the dance.
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Get practice reading, writing, and spelling in one worksheet. Learners test their skills in this 10-part activity. First, they read three words and illustrate each in the boxes above. In the next six boxes they examine pictures and write labels below each.
1st - 2nd English Language Arts
Native American Culture: Counting, 1:1 Correspondence
Kindergarteners practice showing 1:1 correspondence while incorporating information they learned about a local Native American culture. The objects used for counting are taken from the previous day's Native American lesson. The intention is for them to use the newly-acquired vocabulary while building 1:1 correspondence and counting skills.
K Math CCSS: Adaptable
Nature Journaling: Experience the Outdoors Through Writing and Drawing
Step into the great outdoors and develop young scientists' skills of observation with a nature journaling lesson. Given a specific focus or goal, children practice making and recording observations of nature through written descriptions and detailed sketches.
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What's Mine Isn't (Necessarily) Yours
When we use images or ideas from the Internet, we might be infringing on someone's rights. Give your class the opportunity to understand copyright and creator's rights as they evaluate fair and legal use of media found online. As they explore intellectual property, public domain, and plagiarism, they also explore how media resources can, and should, be cited.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
The Sleep Internet Scavenger Hunt
Knowing how to conduct a proper and effective Internet search is a necessary skill in society today. Send your learners on an exciting online scavenger hunt where they will not only learn tons of great information on the topic of sleep, but will also have the chance to interact with a variety of websites and further develop their Internet search skills.
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Geometry: Hide and Seek
A geometry game that resembles Battleship is the foundation for hide and seek where "hiders" draw shapes on coordinate planes and "seekers" must guess the shape and its location based on questions and clues. Reproducible, paper-sized coordinate plane for the game is attached.
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Modern and Ancient Ideas of Ethnicity and Identity
Explore ethnicity and identity with a research and writing assignment. Class members conduct online research, looking in particular at images and carefully noting down their sources on notecards. They read about identity and compose essays that compare the ethnicity and identity that they experience to that of ancient people or the nineteenth century Middle Eastern world.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable