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The complete text of Ralph Waldo Emerson's manifesto "Self-Reliance" is accompanied by 9 excellent reflection questions. Encourage quadrant D-level thinking by challenging readers to infer, evaluate, and synthesize meaning from the text, and integrate it with the work of Henry David Thoreau. This is made for homeschoolers, but I'd use it in my classroom.
Students review what they comprehend about angles. They name the differnt types of angles and define them. Students use their protractors to answer questions, the teacher walks around to look at the positioning of the protractors. They discuss finding the reflex angle if they are having problems with this.
In this Pythagorean theorem worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 6 various types of problems. First, they find the length of a right-angled triangle's hypotenuse. Then, students determine which triangle is described and explain their reasoning. They also find the distance between the points with the given coordinates.
High schoolers are introduced to the various gods and goddesses in ancient Greek mythology. In groups, they use print and electronic resources to research the ways Greek culture has influenced the modern world. To end the lesson, they identify and write a paper on the role of the Greek warrior and participate in a role play acting out the movements of the warriors.
In this square roots worksheet, 8th graders solve 14 different types of problems to include determining the square root of a number of problems, determining the area of a rectangle and the length of a side of a square with the same rectangle. They also determine the length of each unknown side of the illustrated right-angled triangles and then, find the length of a diagonal of each rectangle. Finally, students determine the value of problems and write their answer in fraction form.
Students challenge their math knowledge through a series of lessons designed to engage critical thinking and reasoning skills. In these problem solving lessons, students work with the Pythagorean Theorem, time zones in different regions of the world, proportional reasoning, and averages.
Students listen and scan for information and identify purpose in Transcendentalist writing. In this self-management lesson, students identify main and supporting details. Students evaluate whether or not the author achieved his purpose as they read Transcendentalist writings such as "Self-Reliance" by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Students create a personal mission statement and discuss their ideas of happiness.