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Baltimoreans in the California Gold Rush
Eleventh graders explore the reasons for migration to California during the Gold Rush. In this American History lesson, 11th graders read letters about the opportunities and obstacles people faced. Students create a map of migration during the Gold Rush.
11th Social Studies & History 11 Views 5 Downloads
Comparing Maps: Brazilian Rainforest
In this map comparison worksheet, students read about population and climate maps, then use one of each type of map about Brazil to answer 8 questions and complete an activity about living in the rain forest.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 14 Views 121 Downloads
Words In the News Carnival Celebrations
Students complete vocabulary building and verb tense activities before reading an online article. They complete worksheets and an online quiz before writing a story about a hypothetical situation in which they have money stolen.
6th - 9th Language Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads
Little Train of Caipira
Students listen to the "Berry Pickers' Song" on the piano twice. They practice the song several times to become familiar enough to recognize it in the piece. They listen to the CD and recognize the tune by raising their hand and tell what instruments are playing the tune.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
In this language arts worksheet, students listen to a podcast about London. They find words in the text that have a similar meaning to the 8 listed words and phrases. They answer 7 comprehension questions. Students finish a cloze activity. The transcript is included.
5th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Black Writers of the French Language
Students name and locate countries of Africa and Antilles on a map. They draw the flag of each country, and explain the significance of its design. Students research one country, and one author to research. They create a time-line of France's involvement in Africa and the Antilles.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 10 Downloads
Rivers, Maps, and Math
Pupils use maps to locate and label the major rivers of North and South America. Using the internet, they identify forests, grasslands, mountain ranges and other landforms on the continents as well. They compare and contrast the lengths of the Amazon, Mississippi and other river systems.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 31 Downloads
The Eagle Has Landed: Aztecs Find a Home
Pupils examine the Aztec civilization in what is now Mexico. Using a map, they locate the empire and explain the legend of the founding of Tenochtitlan. They explore the symbols on various Mexican flags and what they meant to the Aztec culture.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 10 Views 52 Downloads
The Voyage of the Beagle and Darwin's Observations
Students become familiar with the main events of Darwin's voyage. They comprehend the importance of geographic distribution and geographic isolation on the formation of a new species. Students analyze how living things can change over a period of time and how these changes can increase the chances of their survival.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 31 Downloads
Happy New Year 2007
Students examine different celebrations to bring in the New Year. Using the internet and specific web sites, students discover customs and celebrations in different countries. Students observe video links of actual celebrations.
1st - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Global History and Geography 2008
Test your learners on their knowledge of world history and geography. In this global history and geography standardized test, class members respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 1 essay, and 15 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of world history and geography.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 167 Downloads
Materials and Process
Students examine the variety of materials an artist uses when drawing and consider the impact of the material choice. In this art analysis lesson plan, students consider the different materials used to make various drawings. Students compare and contrast the drawings.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Measuring Where We Sit In The Universe
Students investigate scientific measurement. They use a variety of scales to do the job and communicate the results correctly. The teacher uses socratic questioning throughout the lesson checking for comprehension. Students measure some of the objects in the room.
7th - 9th Science 3 Views 26 Downloads
What Kind of "Person" Would Become a Scientist?
"Scientist Stereotypes" could be another name for this lesson! Begin by drawing from middle schoolers' preconceived notions and media portrayal of scientists, and then explain that anyone can be a scientist. Even though there is an extensive appendix of information about different scientists, the lesson plan focuses a disproportionate amount of time on the stereotypes, even suggesting an experiment to discover whether or not scientists are "crazier" than "regular" people.
7th - 8th Science 18 Views 61 Downloads