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Become familiar with how the brain works! This human body teaches how to recognize different parts of the brain through a coloring activity that focuses on what function each part performs. Each student makes a brain puzzle and creates a survey about the side of the brain people use more often. Worksheets are not included, and the lesson plan requires the teacher to have a text about the brain.
In this cross number puzzle, students read clues and write algebraic equations to match the clues. They use algebra to solve each problem and place their answer in the appropriate place in the cross number puzzle. This one-page worksheet contains 18 problems. A link to the answers is provided.
Practice counting on from a given number using this puzzle worksheet. There are 10 starting numbers in the first column, and learners follow them through four columns, counting by ones to find the next number. Although the instructions direct students to draw lines between numbers, this may end up a bit chaotic. Consider following the example, having them shade number paths in the same color. That way you can more easily assess their understanding.
After reading a public health article, high schoolers identify groups that are at risk from secondhand smoke and what benefits have come from reduction of smoking in public places. The article isn't accessible via the link, but can be found easily with an online search. A crossword puzzle is assigned as a review of the material.