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- Stonyfell, Australia
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Using an article about the toxicity of uranium exposure, learners discuss how the precautionary principle relates to epidemiologic studies. They analyze exposure data displayed in graphs and write descriptions of the results. You will need to track the article down online since the link does not take you to it. A four-page worksheet is provided which includes background information, diagrams, data tables, and a series of questions to answer.
A fun and quirky painting is analyzed for details in an art/literacy lesson. Youngsters look for colors, shadows, and details and then describe them using vivid language. They use the words from discussion to complete a fun Mad Lib-style story. A great way to build visual literacy skills and a better understanding of the parts of speech.
Students examine the art of marquetry. In this Renaissance art lesson, students view the marquetry on the "Renaissance Revival/Aesthetic Cabinet." Students then create a piece of art, demonstrating marquetry skills. Students place triangular pieces of paper next to each other to design a picture.
Class members participate in a series of hands on, online, and multimedia activities to identify the difference between primary and secondary sources. They watch a related video and visit a variety of sites to locate primary and secondary sources available on the Internet.
Is that job right for me? As learners grow up, they need to start considering job placement. They use the want ads and Internet to find a job they might like to apply for. They complete a worksheet to describe how their skills, experiences, and talents could help them get that job.
Model for young readers how to use illustrations, chapter titles, and events in a story to draw inferences and make predictions. Learners then practice these essential comprehension strategies by drawing inferences for another section of a text. In addition, they validate their assumptions with specific references. There are four interactive, online games that pupils can access in order to gain further practice. A fine language arts lesson for elementary schoolers!
Expand addition concepts by challenging your pupils with these multi-digit addends. They add up numbers with up to seven digits, regrouping where needed. The first six are written vertically and the next two are horizontal. Make expectations clear on whether or not scholars can rewrite the horizontally number sentences. Three more addition problems have mathematicians fill in missing numbers in the addends to complete equation. Finally, they apply these skills to solve a word problem, showing their work in the space provided. Remind kids to add those commas!
Students explore presidential debate. In this US government lesson plan, students watch brief video clips of presidential debates and discuss how they effect the presidential process. Students will use the Internet and various worksheets to determine the role of debates in our democracy. This lesson plan includes multiple online resources, vocabulary, video, worksheets, and assessment options.
Create an online class collection of book reviews based on independent reading. Throughout the year, learners post reviews for at least two of the novels they read. Links to sample pages of student book reviews are available and requirements for a review are listed. Keep your readers accountable for their independent reader as they help others in their class by providing input and feedback.
To gain a better understanding of Hispanic heritage and culture, as well as to build informational comprehension skill, learners explore facets of Hispanic American History. They engage in a class discussion, research three facts, and create a historical timeline. This lesson includes resource links, extension activities, and cross-curricular activity ideas.
Young writers examine the writings of Raymond Carver to investigate editing skills. They will develop original sentences. Then read the work of Raymond Carver to edit and analyze the ending. They revise and ending of their original writing work. Then answer questions about things writers do.
Young scholars investigate the different adaptation and skills of jungle species. In this ecology lesson, students play an interactive online game where they match species with their adaptation. They research about a specific adaptation and share their findings with the class.
Students research information about the Mayflower, Pilgrims, the Plymouth Colony, the Wampanoags, and the first Thanksgiving. They take an online tour of the Mayflower, interpret timelines, create a postcard, and compare and contrast the life of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoags Indian tribe.
Fifth graders will experience an online game that reinforces problem-solving skills within the context of natural disasters. They will use problem solving to develop a plan, analyze a problem, and use a 4-step problem solving process. While working collaboratively with others, they will go to the Fema website to analyze problems for earthquakes, tornadoes, and many other disasters. Rubric is included.