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Debate on China's One Child Policy
High schoolers learn about China's One Child Policy. They read an article about a specific family's experience under the policy (not included) and research and explain the key points of the policy. They assess the pros and cons in a graphic organizer.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 72 Downloads
Students define the following terms: predation, competition, carrying capacity and population. They can explain the patterns of growth and the limitations of growth. Students explain the difference between density-dependent and density-independent factors and give examples of each.
9th - 12th Science 14 Views 69 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, 2006, #1
Practice makes perfect when it comes to standardized testing! In this United States history and government standardized practice test, scholars respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 8 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 54 Downloads
Temas contraversiales del mundo hispanohablante:Controversial Themes of the Hispanic World
Eleventh graders brainstorm controversial themes of Spanish-speaking countries. They read articles written in Spanish. They discuss the articles, practicing their Spanish speaking skills. Students conduct research and design a presentation about one of the themes from above.
11th Languages 21 Views 84 Downloads
WebQuest Solar System Colonization Project 2000
Sixth graders complete a WebQuest to study the names and locations of the planets in the solar system. They investigate the causes of the seasons and the distance between the planets using astronomical units. They use technology to research and communicate information and ideas.
6th Science 3 Views 22 Downloads
Breaking News English: Pop Benedict XVI
In this Pope Benedict XVI worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Pope Benedict XVI.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Immigration into an Urban Industralized Northeast: 1879-1914
Students study how three ethnic groups were introduced to urban, industrialize, northern cities. They examine how these groups were greeted and accepted be the 'native born' Americans and how successful they were in assimilating with that 'native born' population.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 49 Downloads
Modern Europe Research Project: How Changes in Late 20th Century Europe Helped To Shape Our Global Society Today
Students research a topic relevant to the late 20th century. They create a project while following the conditions explained in the rubric.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 28 Downloads
Ranking Global Problems
In this global problems worksheet, students are given a list of ten issues that we face world wide and they rank the list in order of priority after discussing the topics with a group. Students then order the top ten problems that we will face in the next 25 to 50 years.
8th - 12th Science 3 Views 38 Downloads
Breaking News English: Amazon.com's Frustration Free Package
In this Amazon.com worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about Amazon's frustration free package.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Breaking News English: Drug Companies
In this drug companies worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about drug companies.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Students explore world history by identifying geographic locations in class. In this Mesopotamia lesson, students view a timeline of the history of Mesopotamia and the different empires that ruled the area. Students view a PowerPoint presentation and complete several worksheets about the culture and people of Mesopotamia.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 82 Views 444 Downloads
Learners explore world history by completing timeline activities in class. In this Ancient Greece instructional activity, students identify the geography of Greece and view timeline lectures of the Greek Empires. Learners view a video about Greece and color in a map of the location with their class.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 90 Views 417 Downloads
Understanding Ethnic Labels and Puerto Rican Identity
Middle schoolers brainstorm a list of stereotypes associated with the Hispanic or Latin culture. In groups, they use the internet to research issues of importance to the Puerto Rican community. They focus on the cultures that speak Spanish and how ethnicity applies to various groups within the United States.
6th - 8th Language Arts 5 Views 16 Downloads
History comes alive for students as they develop an immigrant persona and "become" immigrants who make the journey from Europe to the United States. Once on American soil, they experience the immigration process as they participate in a simulation of the Ellis Island immigration station.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 28 Downloads
The Future of Our Planet
In this language arts worksheet, students read 4 short paragraphs and complete various activities based upon them. Students match titles to paragraphs, rewrite sentences, find cause and effect. Students also write a short answer and an essay.
7th - 8th Science 14 Views 101 Downloads
Create a Butterfly Mobile
Students construct a butterfly mobile. In this visual arts lesson, students use rice paper, watercolors, a coat hanger, and wax paper to create a unique butterfly mobile. Students use photographs of butterflies to construct a realistic looking butterfly.
3rd - 8th Science 9 Views 29 Downloads
Reading: The Mayans 1
For this reading comprehension with glossary worksheet, students read a passage about the Mayan civilization and the accompanying glossary and illustrations, and then identify true statements from the reading and by inference. Students answer 15 true or false statements.
4th - 5th Language Arts 41 Views 439 Downloads
Ancient Greece: Athens as a City State
Sixth graders find Greece on the map and recognize how the geography of Greece was important in its development. In this ancient Greece lesson, 6th graders research Greece and compare to the civilization of ancient Egypt. Students answer critical thinking questions about Greece.
6th Language Arts 53 Views 218 Downloads