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World Population Day
ï»¿In this World Population Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling sequencing, scrambled sentences, asking questions, take a survey, and writing.
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Skill Thirty-Six: Identify Problems
How strong is a claim without evidence? Emphasize the importance of having support for your own assertions, as well as possessing a discerning eye when examining what others have to say. Your class members will be given a set of problems for which they are to find evidence, and then discuss the possible consequences that may arise from offering unfounded claims.
9th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Combat hate online by bringing it into the light. Begin by giving learners a quiz, then lead a discussion based on the issues the quiz brought up. As a class, develop strategies to confront online hate. Assign different venues to groups such as social networking sites, online games, online research, and blogs.
8th - 10th English Language Arts
China's One-Child Policy: Is it Working and is it Worth it?
Build up to a persuasive essay with a small-group discussion. Class members take one day to prepare, reading and categorizing pieces of evidence for the pro and con side of the argument. On the second day, groups of four discuss the topic. After reflecting, they answer the discussion question in written form.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Does your ELA class need some practice with the specific skills outlined in the Common Core standards? Then this is the perfect resource for you! One in a series of connected lessons that cover the standards for reading literature, reading informational texts, and writing, this particular lesson addresses standard RL.
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
WebQuest Solar System Colonization Project 2000
Sixth graders investigate the livability of different planets in the universe by researching and organizing information from a number of sources in this unit project. They decide on a location for a space station which they support in an multimedia presentation.
Introducing The Most Heavenly Bodies In The Solar System
Young scientists identify the major bodies of this solar system through a fun and engaging anticipatory activitity. They will then apply knowledge gained through previous experiences as well as a short research activity to the task of understanding the possible needs for colonizing another planet.
5th - 6th Science
Population Biology - Biology Teaching Thesis
Students explore the effects of different density-dependent and density-independent factors on population growth. They explore how the interactions of organisms can affect population growth. Students explore the pattern of population growth and the predator-prey relationship.
9th - 12th Science
Choctaw Baskets: Weaving the Past and Present
Students discover the tools of the Native Americans. For this Native American cultural lesson, students investigate the techniques and creations Native Americans used to survive. Students create their own baskets by weaving them in the style of Choctaw Indians.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Worldly Philosophers by Robert Louis Heilbroner
CliffsNotes provides a list of study questions to help your high schoolers grapple with The Worldly Philosophers. Some of them are simple and straight forward, while others offer an opportunity to dig in deeper! Consider printing this list, dividing your kids into groups, and handing each group a list.
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
The Indian Subcontinent Since 1947: The Legacy of Independence
An exploration of Indian and Pakistani cultures and conflicts throughout the 20th - 21st centuries, this presentation features relevant political cartoons and poignant photos to illustrate the breadth of politics in India and Pakistan. Viewers will be able to pair what they learn from these slides with what they hear about current conflicts between these two nations.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
World in the Balance
Students make estimates on how many people they believe live on Earth. While watching a video, they take notes on the issues facing Kenya, Japan and India. In groups, they calculate how long it takes for a country to double in size. To end the lesson, they discuss the challenges countries face with increasing populations.
5th - 8th Math
Migration: Why We Move
Students review the reasons humans move around the planet. They focus on migrations to and from communities. They look at the push/pull factors that lead a person to migration to the community. Students interview a person who migrated to the community.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
World Hunger - A Cultural Crisis
Students explore the problem of world hunger and starvation. After a class discussion, students use a map to identify specific areas where populations are starving. In groups, students research reasons for the lack of food. They prepare a presentation explaining the findings and recommendations for a specified country.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History