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Creating Linear Models for Data 4
With this resource, high schoolers solve 17 types of problems related to the transformation of linear functions. First, they define parent function and determine how other linear functions compare to the parent function. Then, pupils explain how rate of change affects the graph of a line and how positive and negative values for slope affect the graph of a line.
8th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Exponential Graphs
Using a graphing calculator, your algebra 2 learners compare and contrast parent exponential graphs with their transformations. Range, horizontal asymptotes, y-intercepts and general graph changes are some of the characteristics the learners are asked to explore.
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Unplanned Pregnancy: Parenting
High schoolers consider and discuss characteristics of an ideal parent. In small groups, they work together to examine the stereotypical roles of the father and the mother. The issues dealt with in this resource are thought-provoking and will result in informed young adults, equipped to make responsible decisions for their lives.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History
Planning to Parent, Day 1: Infant Health
What do infants need? What are parental responsibilities? Why breastfeed? What are the pros and cons? When do infants sit-up, roll over, crawl, talk, get teeth, eat solid foods, and sleep through the night? So many questions, and this is just the beginning of an eighteen-year responsibility.
9th - 10th Health
Planning to Parent: Do I Want Children? How Many? When?
Using the jigsaw method, ten different life situations relating to parenting are evaluated and then presented to the class. Through this experience, participants understand the reasons for choosing whether or not to have children, how many, and when to start a family.
9th - 10th Health
“Egg Baby” Parenting
Each pupil in your health class can be a good egg by successfully caring for a baby egg as a project in parenting. They will keep a journal, perform a cost analysis, and check in with you at the beginning of each day. Consider initialing or signing each egg with permanent ink as it is handed to its parent to ensure that babies aren't replaced if mishandled during the project.
6th - 8th Health
Are your parents or guardians strict? That's an interesting question many of your pupils are probably interested in discussing. How do you design a study directed at your high schooler to gain insight into that question? How do you design a sample survey?
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Termination of Parental Rights
Learners study the causes for a juvenile court to terminate all rights of a parent to a child. They do case studies of a few examples of this scenario taking place. This lesson invites quite a bit of debate amongst the pupils, and requires them to look at both sides of the arguments.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Should It Be Mandatory to Get a License To Be a Parent?
Learning how to engage in a respectful, academic discussion of controversial topics is an important skill all students should develop. This skill-building activity provides groups with a set-by-step procedure and sentence frames so that they can develop a discussion of whether or not it should be mandatory to get a license to be a parent.
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vantage Points - Multiple Perspectives: Task 1 Day 3
The class considers parent-child relationships in relation to how they have been portrayed in classical and modern mediums. They view video clips and read excerpts from fairy tales and news paper articles to explore the evil-step parent archetype.
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Project Template for Letter to Parents
What better way to elicit the support of parents and guardians in project-based learning than with a letter directed to them that details the project, the activities involved, and suggestions for how they can support their learner. The template for the letter is customizable to fit any PBL situation.
6th - 12th Classroom Support
What Did Your Parents Do Outside?
Our learners love their gadgets, tablets, and anything that plugs into a wall or receives a wireless signal. It is time to share our stories of the outdoors, and get the youth we teach in touch with what is naturally around them. Use the engaging plan and activities in this resource to introduce kids to the greatness that is the outdoors, while relating it to Richard Louv’s Last Child in the Woods or any work of literature that is concerned with nature.
7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Henry IV, Part I: Does Father Know Best?
“Yea, there thou mak’st me sad and mak’st me sin/In envy that my Lord Northumberland/Should be the father to so blest a son--.” Henry IV, Part I, provides the text for a series of exercises that ask class members to examine the relationship between parents and their children in Shakespeare’s play and in their own lives.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Planning to Parent: Am I Qualified?
In small groups, teens take on different roles to discuss the qualifications for parenthood. An instruction sheet for group discussion is provided, as well as homework worksheets. Throughout these exercises, young adults take the time to consider culture, religion, race, past history, financial circumstances, support systems, and more.
9th - 10th Health
All Possible Combinations
Getting parents involved in a child's education is beneficial for everybody. Here is a fantastic send-home activity that will help parents engage in their children's education. It includes a letter explaining the activity, full and explicit instructions, and several worksheets or games parents can play to reinforce the concept of probability.
Back to School Night
Come prepared for your next Back-to-School Night with an organized and informative presentation for your parents. Here you'll find a sample PowerPoint that includes such highlights as the teacher's homework expectations and calendar, methods of communication, and request for volunteers.
K - 5th Classroom Support
Parental Involvement Middle School Literacy Novel Units
Bring parents into your study of The Cay by Theodore Taylor. Each of the five activities included here incorporates parent input and participation. The activities focus on setting, characterization, and vocabulary. Graphic organizers and other related materials are included in the packet, as are instructions and rationale for each activity.
5th - 7th English Language Arts