Organizational Skills Teacher Resources
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Solve a Crime
Do the kids in your class love solving mysteries? Use the tv show 48 Hours to ignite their interest and get them creating hypotheses, writing a formal, well-organized research paper, and presenting their individual theory on the crime of their choosing.
11th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 21 Downloads
Help Is On The Way!
Third graders recognize the attitudes, knowledge and skills contributing to effective learning in school and across the life span. They complete an inventory that self-assesses their ability in study skills, test taking strategies, and basic time management and organizational skills.
3rd 21st Century Skills 10 Views 87 Downloads
Social Studies: Improving Academic Skills
Third graders play a variation of Bingo to reinforce study skills, time management, and test taking strategies. As the teacher draws key words, they offer brief explanations or descriptions about how the words can be used. As key words are called, 3rd graders mark them with an X.
3rd 21st Century Skills 10 Views 41 Downloads
Upper elementary learners generate sequencing and web graphic organizers while planning expository and narrative writing. They work in teams to complete webs in order to improve a short story and organize a report. Small groups discuss their ideas and then share with the class.
4th - 6th Language Arts 92 Views 872 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Photo Essay Semester Project
Students reinforce research and organizational skills with this project. They create a photo essay and conduct an interview with a person associated with their chosen topic. Pupils may choose to get their pictures from a digital camera, magazines, website, etc.
8th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 31 Downloads
Hawaii No Ka Oi!
Aloha! Young travel agents research Hawaii and then create a travel brochure and itinerary for a trip to the Hawaiian islands. Following a given list of criteria, pairs use the Internet to design a trip for a family of four, develop a brochure advertising their tour, and prepare a PowerPoint presentation.
6th - 8th Language Arts 15 Views 19 Downloads
Get Ready, Get Set, Get Organized! Lesson 2 of 2
Seventh graders examine the importance of being organized when making transitions. For this organization lesson, 7th graders watch a teacher demonstration of entering a room in a disorganized manner before discussing how the transition could have been more successful.
7th Social Studies & History 14 Views 7 Downloads
Building a Foundation: Orientation and Personal Space
Students participate in organizational skills. In this physical education lesson, students understand their personal space. Students follow directions to complete selected activities. Students try to complete tasks in smaller spaces.
K - 2nd Physical Education 18 Views 38 Downloads
The 1828 Campaign of Andrew Jackson: Issues in the Election of 1828 (and Beyond)
High schoolers make a connection between changes in voting participation and the election of 1828. They describe regional factors evidenced by the voting results in the election of 1828 and analyze campaign materials from 1828 to explain the issues on which they touch and/or the style and tone of the campaign.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
The 1828 Campaign of Andrew Jackson: Changes in Voting Participation
Students give examples to indicate how voting participation changed in the first half of the 19th century, and make connections between changes in voting participation and the results of the election of 1828.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
The 1828 Campaign of Andrew Jackson: Expansion of the Voting Base
Students give examples to indicate how the franchise was extended and limited in the first half of the 19th century, and cite some differences in the newly enfranchised population that could affect the way they would vote.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Pattern Block Fractions
Fourth graders participate in a lesson that is about the finding of different fractional sizes with the help of pattern blocks. They define the vocabulary terms of numerator and denominator. The lesson also uses geometry and relates it to fractions.
4th Math 13 Views 32 Downloads
The Countries of Latin America
Fifth graders study the geography, culture, government and economy of Latin American countries. They work in groups to fill out a profile describing their Latin American country. They listen to a reading of Latin American folktales and relate it to their country.
5th Social Studies & History 21 Views 70 Downloads
Bioethics: Tool for Portfolio and Performance Assessment
Students, in cooperative studying groups, assume the affirmative or negative position of a particular issue (premise). They research the issue and participate in a debate. In addition, they write essays to complete a portfolio entry.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Adult learners recognize the importance of organizational skills in achieving study goals and review their progress in managing time, practice prioritization skills, identify study routines, devise strategies to improve organization and apply new skills.
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 21 Views 112 Downloads
Accentuate the Positive
Students analyze the attitudes, ideas and beliefs of characteristics that assist humans in living a positive, proactive life that values self, family, community, nation and world. Students identify their own strengths as individual. Students research the social programs that are assisting teachers and parents elsewhere.
4th - 12th Language Arts 63 Views 218 Downloads
Pumpkins By the Pound
Use pumpkins of various sizes to experiment with weight and perimeter. First the class lifts the pumpkins one by one, estimating each pumpkin's weight. They arrange the pumpkins from lightest to heaviest, and then string weigh each one to determine how well they estimated.
1st - 3rd Math 28 Views 108 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Listening Closely and Taking Notes in Expert Groups: Colonial Trade Podcast
The twelfth lesson of this unit builds on the skills developed in the previous lesson, as fourth graders continue their quest to become experts on colonial trade by listening to interviews with historical re-enactors. This activity requires that pupils have access to computers or MP3 players, as they will be accessing podcasts found on the Internet.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 27 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed