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Photography and the National Park Service
Students compare city life and rural life in 19th century America. In this photography lesson, students research the role of photography in the success of the National Parks Service. Students also compare images of Americans moving West to images of Americans living in cities.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Eighth graders research Rosa Parks and describe her contributions and how they affect us today. Students identify important events occurring at this time in history by participation in historical perspective activities. Students express their thoughts about Rosa Parks by writing an essay.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Privateers in the War of 1812: Soldiers or Thieves?
Do governments have the right to authorize individuals to perform illegal acts during times of war? Did the US government really employ pirates? Use the War of 1812 as your vessel to answering these questions through class discussion and close analysis of primary source documents.
8th Social Studies & History 22 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Foxes and Rabbits 3
Use realistic data to find trigonometric models that best fit the populations of foxes and rabbits in a national park. Included are detailed explanations of the answers and process. This is a follow-up exercise to the lesson listed in the additional materials section in which the data is more an exact sine curve match.
10th - 12th Math 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Foxes and Rabbits 2
Explore the relationship between the population of foxes and rabbits in a national park using trigonometric models. Plot data and find the appropriate trigonometric functions. Two questions require interpretation and explanation of reasoning.
10th - 12th All 3 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Language Focus Unit 2.3: There Is and There Are
A variety of grammar activities is sure to challenge your learners. With creative exercises that cover there are and there is (as well as there aren't and there isn't), prepositions, and comparative adjectives, the worksheet is a good addition to your classroom warm-ups or homework assignments.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Students explore the setting of books. For this setting lesson, students choose their favorite book and rewrite the setting in a place of their choice. Students then construct a diorama of the setting of their favorite book. Students also use a theme park map to depict how there are different scenes in a book.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 19 Views 85 Downloads
See Turtles Nest! See Turtles Hatch!
Students graph data of sea turtles hatching rates from Watamu/Malindi Marine National Park and Reserve in Kenya. In this math lesson, students use real life science data to calculate mean and median values. Students use the data to reflect on the effectiveness of yearly turtle release program.
8th - 12th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Oral History: Park City Museum
Bring U.S. history to your language arts class with this lesson. Middle schoolers complete an interview for an oral history project, and discuss the importance of oral histories - and how they embellish written accounts. They write questions, interview, and write a report analyzing their findings, connecting with the era of the person interviewed.
8th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 14 Downloads
The Kid in the Red Jacket by Barbara Park
Covering author's craft, literary devices, and figurative language, a 20-page resource on Barbara Park's The Kid in the Red Jacket is a great way to help your learners understand all elements of the book. Designed for an individual summer reading activity for incoming fourth graders, the resource could be useful for a class book report or group reading project.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 23 Views 20 Downloads
Jurassic Park: The Science and Ethics of Genetic Engineering
Explore genetic engineering through an engaging "Jurassic Park" unit, which is an extensive use of a cross-curricular teaching event. Planned for AP Biology, English, and Calculus students, learners and teachers are involved for 4-6 weeks of study.
10th - 12th Science 18 Views 72 Downloads