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"Tritsch Tratsch Polka" by Johann Strauss
In this music appreciation worksheet, students listen to "Tritsch Tratsch Polka" by Johann Strauss Jr. Students read about the composer and the history of the piece. Students answer five questions about the music.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 18 Downloads
The Time of Our Lives: Bridging the Generations
Students discuss their interpretation of the words "generation" and "generation gap" and try to come up with a word or phrase that best defines their own generation. They access an online article, "The New Generation Gap" by Neil Howe and William Strauss, and discuss whether it has altered or confirmed their beliefs about generations and generation gaps.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 12 Downloads
The Golden Gate Bridge
In this comprehension worksheet, students read and respond to five multiple choice questions about the story. Then they explain in a short answer response why there were people who opposed to the building of the Golden Gate Bridge and why.
4th - 9th Social Studies & History 12 Views 127 Downloads
Vienna Loses the Sofiensale
Students use the Internet to discover more information about Sofie Hall in Vienna. They examine the building's history and photographs. They also analyze the role of Johann Strass and his importance for the city of Vienna.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review A Public Hearing on a Proposed Airport: Economic Boon or Environmental Mistake?
How can the decisions of local government impact each individual citizen? Your class members will take on the roles of shareholders and consider a proposal to build an airport in their community. Working in groups, they will make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners by delivering a two-minute presentation and then hold a final vote.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Justice Is Blind, Colorblind That Is
It's so interesting to see kids respond to articles about education. To start the day, prompt learners to discuss the words colorblindness and diversity. Then, split your class in two and have one side read an article from 2007 and the other read an article from 1954.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 275 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
You Gotta Have Heart: Congenital Heart Defects and Heart Surgery
Assess anatomists' understanding of the structure of the mammalian heart by giving a pretest. Have them visit some websites to further learn about heart anatomy. Then take them into the laboratory to perform a dissection so that they get hands-on experience.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 45 Downloads
Next Year's Seeds
Young scholars play a game that demonstrates variables that affect farming. They write letters requesting free seed catalogs. They discuss the saying "A penny saved is a penny earned" in relation to what they learned from playing the attached game.
1st - 5th Math 3 Views 12 Downloads
Get your class primed for a comparative analysis lesson with this activity. They compare and contrast their music preferences to those of their classmates. After reading an article, they identify current trends in popular music, analyze the importance of music in their lives and interview others to determine their favorite type of music.
6th - 12th Language Arts 17 Views 152 Downloads
Heating and Cooling a Really Large Lizard
Students investigate the effect of temperature on cold-blooded animals, using a 5 x 8 inch index card to represent a dinosaur as their model organism. Students measure temperature changes that occurs at different angles to a light source and apply the importance of maintaining an appropriate body temperature.
5th - 6th Science 7 Views 17 Downloads
Lesson Plan: A Miniature Game
Art inspires art, as children work to understand artistic forms that come from the imagination. They analyze the installation piece, Fox Games and then discuss the design process. They then use clay to create imaginative dioramas, similar to the inspiration piece.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Lesson Plan: Newsflash!
Fox Games is an Installation piece that allows observers to walk through a clay environment. Kids analyze the piece, considering storytelling and perspectives of light. They imagine how different the piece would look at various times of day.
1st - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Three R's: Read, Research, Report
Third graders choose a book, read, and report what they read. Using the three R's, they will watch a video of an author giving a book talk. Then, they discuss the video as a class. Next, they organize information from their chosen book to give their own book talk based on the model they observed.
3rd Language Arts 7 Views 180 Downloads
200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
Students discuss the style and characteristics of the Classical era and the genre of opera. They compare and contrast modern day popular icons to musical icons throughout history. They write original librettos to modern entertainment.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 40 Downloads
200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
Students discuss style and characteristics of musical time periods as well as the definition of "pop culture." They compare and contrast modern-day popular icons to music icons throughout history. This lesson plan requires a video, which is not included.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 77 Downloads
Summing the Disaster
Students assume the role of a newspaper editor during the time of the Titanic disaster. They must search out the accurate answers to the questions: What? When? Where? Who? and Why? students then write their own newspaper article detailing the disas
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads