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Mathematics Lesson for Grade 10
There are four main topics in this bundle of lesson plans. They don't need to be taught sequentially. Each lesson has three parts: a starter, a main activity, and something to help consolidate and provide reflection on concepts learned.
10th Math 10 Views 168 Downloads
Those Fabulous Fables
A video leads off this activity on fables, introducing the class to this important form of traditional storytelling. The group defines fable and hears an explanation of the origin of this type of folk tale. They summarize the story they watch, state the moral, and relate the moral to their own experiences.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 34 Views 418 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Warrior Role in Greek Society
Students 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 plan, 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 57 Downloads
The Science of Sound and Musical Instruments
Students identify the components of sound. They describe the relationship between pitch and frequency and explain the terms sympathetic vibrations and resonance. They perform simple experiments about the world of sound and explain the process of hearing.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 35 Downloads
Lesson Plan: Pythagorean Theorem
Young geometers use technology (Geometer’s Sketchpad) to explore the Pythagorean Theorem and analyze different proofs. Students work in small groups to gain insight into the relationships of the sides of right triangles by constructing and measuring a variety of right triangles, using GSP to prove the theorem, and solving a number of different problems.
7th - 9th Math 4 Views 76 Downloads
Number Sense and Numeration: Square Roots
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.
8th Math 24 Views 224 Downloads
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.
10th - Higher Ed Math 3 Views 30 Downloads
Relating Materials and Product
Young scholars analyze pieces of art through measurements. In this geometry lesson plan, students measure art work through estimation, calculation and formulas. They work together to collect data and analyze it. They measure and record their findings.
8th - 10th Math 3 Views 1 Download
High schoolers listen and scan for information and identify purpose in Transcendentalist writing. In this self-management lesson, students identify main and supporting details. High schoolers evaluate whether or not the author achieved his purpose as they read Transcendentalist writings such as "Self-Reliance" by Ralph Waldo Emerson.
9th - 12th Language Arts 37 Views 113 Downloads
FRAMES OF REFERENCE: THE BASICS
Students examine the concept of frames of reference in physics: that two frames of reference, each moving with respect to the other with a constant velocity v, observe the same accelerations and therefore Newton's laws are the same in both.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
What's Your Average? What Do You Mean? I'm More Than Just Average
Upper grade and middle schoolers collect data, analyze and interpret the data. This three-part instructional activity should provide learners with a firm understanding about the differences between mean, median, and mode and how to perform the calculations necessary to come up with each.
5th - 7th Math 18 Views 246 Downloads
Pythagorean Theorem by Graphic Manipulation
There are many different ways to show a proof of the Pythagorean Theorem. Here is a nice hands-on paper cutting activity that shows a graphic representation. You can even challenge your young Pythagoreans to come up with their own alternative representation.
7th - 9th Math 10 Views 46 Downloads
Science and Natural Philosophy Before the Seventeenth Century
Students complete a worksheet about some of the natural philosophers in history. They use graph paper and create a timeline with the dates of birth and names of a list of natural philosophers. They list four questions concerning life and the universe that they would like to answer and explain.
9th - 11th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads